Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Projects around the house

Yesterday afternoon and evening was a "projects" kind of day.  


My husband touched up the painted wood trim above the porch. And then we headed to Menards - just to pick up a new temperature gauge for our grill. But then I noticed patio furniture on sale and we've wanted chairs for our front porch. So we spent a good share of the evening putting together the 2 chairs and the little table. I love the comfy look of our porch now and it gives us another shady spot to sit when the back deck is too hot.

Earlier in the day - at noon the front fell off our kitchen microwave, which is built in above the stove. The plastic brackets were both broken.  The fan on that microwave quit working about a month ago.  So we went to a local appliance store in the afternoon to buy a new one and arrange for installation next week. Our appliances are all 20 years old (original to the house) and I just know they are going to start dying one at a time. 

I'm kind of hoping we are done with little projects for a bit. 

3 comments:

  1. Love the new furniture. I'm sure you'll enjoy sitting outside now. It always seems the appliances start to die little by little.

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  2. Beautiful porch! Perfect for doing your hand work.
    Yes, I agree, once one goes, they all go.

    Debra in Ma.

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  3. The patio set looks great! I wish more places would sell assembled patio furniture.

    My appliances are starting to die, too. They were all purchased when I moved into the house in 1993. Last summer the refrigerator died, and the dishwasher and the dryer are beginning to act up a bit. Sigh, it's inly a matter of time now. . .

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