Antique Lamp Restoration: Fail and Success

Smash! What was that? The lamp in the living room had crashed to the floor. Both our dogs cowered under the dining room table.  The rough housing had become too much, and they caught the cord in their excitement and brought our home’s ugly, taupe lamp to its final end.  The lamp had been repaired … Continue reading Antique Lamp Restoration: Fail and Success

Flashback: Lighting the Wood Stove for the 1st time didn’t work out so well.

Flashback to six years ago when we lit our Kitchen Queen wood cook stove for the first time.  We had our challenges trying to figure it out, but now it is easy.  We moved into our place for two weeks during December of 2011 to see if we could manage the home with the extreme … Continue reading Flashback: Lighting the Wood Stove for the 1st time didn’t work out so well.