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Grandmas House DIY · 2h ago

The Little House: Covering up a very ugly ceiling with Styrofoam ceiling tiles

After you got past the horrific glare of the very pink foam insulation covered walls (and that EVERY THING was covered in spray foam) the next worst was probably the ceiling in the main room...
Grandmas House DIY · 3d ago

Free House Plan: Little Lake Cabin!

When it comes to my specific spot on the map in Minnesota when folks talk about going “up north” or to their “lake cabin” or up “to the woods” well, that’s where we live. There really isn’t ...
Grandmas House DIY · 3d ago

To Grandma’s House we go! (Wednesday Link Party #36)

Happy Mother’s day to all you mom’s out there of both the human and fur-baby kind! My mom and I spent all of Monday together playing hooky from work and walking through modular homes just fo...
Grandmas House DIY · 1w ago

The Little House: When a remodel timeline meets with reality

On April 10th I got up and, for the the first time in a VERY long time, I did not put on my “nice” clothes and head to my day job. Instead, I dug out my “work” clothes (torn up and stained j...
Grandmas House DIY · 1W ago

Planting and spring on the farm in northern Minnesota

A long long long time ago I was dating someone who sent me flowers one day when I was at work. A friend/co-worker came by (who knew the whole story) and said, “Oh what lovely I’m-sorry-I-was...
Grandmas House DIY · 1W ago

To Grandma’s House we go! (Wednesday Link Party #35)

I don’t know about you guys but we have finally welcomed some very lovely and sunny weather and the real truth that spring has come with summer not far behind! Finally got my garden planted ...
Grandmas House DIY · 2W ago

The Little House: A remodel plan and timeline, getting organized

If you’ve been hanging out here over the last couple of weeks then you know that my mom hired me to tackle the remodel of “the little house”. On the lot beside us this little place (all of 5...
Grandmas House DIY · 2W ago

Hometalk: Green recipes you have to try right now!

Many a time in trying to live a more natural life I have run into instances where the “natural” way might not even work at all. Do we live with the mosquito bites or do we slather our bodies...
Grandmas House DIY · 2W ago

To Grandma’s House we go! (Wednesday Link Party #34)

I think I’m going to risk it and say: Spring is here! Maybe… hopefully… I really think so! So this will be the third time I’ve declared that spring is here and (hopefully) this won’t be the ...
Grandmas House DIY · 3W ago

How to DIY Build a small garden with railroad ties & the dangers of creosote.

I’m going to jump right in here and talk about creosote and the dangers of railroad ties immediately because I know that’s going to be the center of the conversation because just about every...