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The Historical Homegirl · 6d ago

Getting the Car in the Garage

As I think it is with most garages, mine was a mess and a car wouldn't fit in it.Some of the items- like the windows and new toilet and sink-are there until they can be put in their new home...
The Historical Homegirl · 2W ago

Bathroom News

The Bathroom Fairy visited yesterday.I know you can't really tell in the photo, but there is new plywood sublfloorand the shower base is here.Apparently, the floor is pretty uneven,so it nee...
The Historical Homegirl · 2W ago

The Lonely Only

This is Donner, the lone chicken in the coop.She is the lone chicken because she ate one of her brooder mates, and my older chicken died.Yes, she is named for the Donner Party,the pioneer gr...
The Historical Homegirl · 2W ago

Narnia Wardrobe

A while ago, Big E and I went to get the giant wardrobe from his sister's house.Luckily the thing comes apart, otherwise we would never be able to get it into the upstairs of our house.In pi...
The Historical Homegirl · 1M ago

Projects and Resolutions.

I've been absent from my blogging for a while.I think part of the problem is being busy and tired, and the other part has to do with the winter blahs.On the busy end of things, I've been doi...
The Historical Homegirl · 2M ago

Better Than Tut's Tomb

Really, my attic is way better than King Tut's Tomb.There's no poisonous air,and there's no deadly curse.But it still has good finds.Like this find.Poking around behind the area where I foun...
The Historical Homegirl · 2M ago

Attic Archaeology

 I've always said my favorite thing in the house was the banister.Every time I walk up the steps, I think about how many hands must have slide along the railing. When we tore down the walls ...
The Historical Homegirl · 3M ago

Winterizing the Coop

Tuesday I finally managed to get the chicken coop ready for winter.I had already put the heated waterer in the coop, but I hadn't managed to get the plastic sheeting up.With a deep freeze fo...
The Historical Homegirl · 3M ago

The Secret Project: The Upstairs Bathroom

The following photos are the before shotsof the upstairs bathroom.This is our only working bathroom while the downstairs bathroom gets gutted and remodeled.The bathroom is ugly.It's ugly, an...
The Historical Homegirl · 3M ago

Updates and a Secret Experimental Project

Lots has been going on the past 2 weeks.My grandson turned 3 and we're hosting a birthday partythis coming weekend.That means the "honey-do" list gets kicked into high gear.Big E and I manag...