Fix-It Friday: How to Install a Ceiling Fan

Fix-It Friday is an occasional series that details the projects I’ve done around the house. Check out some past posts here and here.

The old fixture looked like this, with a plain plastic cover to hide the bulbs.

This past weekend, I decided to tackle a home improvement project I’ve had on the back […]

Fix-It Friday: Tree Flower Bed

Fix-It Friday is an occasional series that details the projects I’ve done around the house. Check out some past posts here and here.

We have a pretty medium-size Japanese maple on our front lawn. The leaves turn from green to red throughout the course of the spring and summer, culminating in a dark red in the […]

Fix-It Friday: A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That

Fix-It Friday is an occasional series that details the projects I’ve done around the house. Check out some past posts here and here.

It was a joyous occasion on Sunday — the sheetrock in our under-construction-for-months — and months — spare bedroom is finally finished. My brother and I tackled it over the weekend, and […]

Fix It Friday: Replace Your Car's Air Filter

Fix-It Friday is an occasional series that details the projects I’ve done around the house. Check out some past posts here and here.

I’ve been working on a number of freelance writing gigs lately, which makes me happy — especially when the checks start rolling into my mailbox (and into our savings account). But that doesn’t […]

Fix-It Friday: Drywall Progress

Fix-It Friday is an occasional series that details the projects I’ve done around the house. Check out some past posts here and here.

We’ve finally moved on to the drywall phase of our upstairs bedroom renovation project — aka Operation Knotty Pine — and it’s been a long time coming, five months after we first gutted […]

Fix-It Friday: Landscaping

Fix-It Friday is an occasional series that details the projects I’ve done around the house. Check out some past posts here and here.

I’ve been pretty stingy with the spending for our home improvement expenses. Our kitchen walls are still primer white, the countertop is ugly, cracked white Formica with little yellow designs, and our living […]

Fix-It Friday: Our Home Improvement Wish List

Fix-It Friday is an occasional series that details the projects I’ve done around the house. Check out some past posts here and here.

Now that the weather is warming up, Mr Saver’s and my thoughts are turning to home improvement. There are so many things we want to do, the list is getting pretty darned long. […]

Fix-It Friday: Light Switches

Fix-It Friday is an occasional series that details the projects I’ve done around the house. Check out some past posts here and here.

Our still-new-to-us home is 60 years old — and that also means the electric is ALSO six decades old. So when one of the light switches stopped switching, I knew it was going […]

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