I grew up with a wood stove for heat. I love fireplaces! This house has two! The upstairs fireplace is an open face monster. Way different than a wood stove. The first I fired it I walked outside to check the chimney. Lots of sparks were flying out the top. Not desiring to burn down
Alix patching them walls
Last night, as she prepped a room for painting, Alix learned the fine art of patching holes in drywall. Pretty in pink!
How I bought a house without a penny out of my own pocket
There are a lot of so-called “real estate gurus” out there that promote buying a house without using any of your own money, regardless of your credit. Is it a scam? A quick search of the internet will have you thinking it is, quite frankly though, those naysayers have no idea what they are talking
Refinishing the floors
I have been busy with the latest project at the Burien House. The project this time was refinishing the hardwood floors. The house, built in the 1950s, has hardwood floors throughout. Floors that have been neglected during its 60 years of existence. It was in desperate need of refinishing. I refinished the floors myself. Here