Siding effects include decreased house crappiness

My crappy house has been naked for seven years. That is a looong time to be naked. Truly a testament to the durability of Tyvek house wrap! (No clue wtf house wrap is? I linked it there for you. You’re welcome.) So, not naked actually. More like 7 years in underwear…

If you remember (It’s OK if you don’t. You have a life.), the whole back and sides of my house had to be replaced when I bought it because water had found its way in. If you’re interested (totally get it if you’re not), those posts are here and here, but here’s a reminder… Continue reading

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I went to CHINA!

No, not the big pile of dishes in my mom’s breakfront. The COUNTRY!

OK, yeah, I know it’s been, like, forEVer since I’ve posted anything and this is supposed to be a blog about My Crappy House, but everybody deserves a vacation, amirite? And… HELLO! CHINA! How can I not share this with you? Continue reading

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I’m BACK (splashed) baby!

Hello, friends! It’s me! You remember, right? It’s… you know… ME! I know it’s been a while, so I’ll go ahead and reintroduce myself. I am Princess Spackle of House Crappy. Once upon a time, I wrote amazingly witty blog posts for your enjoyment and then, I went missing without explanation. (The kids call it “ghosting”.) But, the good news is I did not die! Not that there were any rumors or anything, but really, how would you know? So, whew. Still alive. And hey, we didn’t break up or anything. I still love you. You still love me. (Yeah, you do…) So let’s just put that whole nasty ghost business behind us, shall we? We have lots of crap to catch up on! I’ve missed you!

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My Favorite Things 2017

Hello? Remember me? Is this thing on? Yeah, yeah, I know. 2017 has been a complete #blogfail, but I still love you guys. No, really, I do! It’s just that I have had the best time this year and, as “best times” are wont to do, it freaking flew right by! And whoosh! here we are, mere days away from 2018, another year gone with only, like, two (well, three now) blog posts to show for it! But whatever. How many blog posts did you write this year? Yeah, that’s what I thought…

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My Fancy Dining Room

Yes. I know. It’s been a while. And where the hell have I been? Don’t I know people are waiting for a post? Do I even care about their disappointment? How selfish am I that I’ve deprived my followers of… well, of me! For months?! Turns out, pretty freaking selfish. I haven’t even thought about you guys… like, at all. I’ve been enjoying the hell out of my summer. Consequently, I haven’t done all that much on my crappy house. Lucky for you, I did finish my dining room before the summer even started. I was just too lazy to write about it.

Hey, remember this?

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Countermeasures

countermeasure definitionsYou may be surprised to find out this post utilizes both definitions. (dun dun DUN…)

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My Favorite Things 2016

It’s almost 2017! This year flew by sooo fast. I know I kind of sucked with the infrequency of my posts in 2016, but… well, that’s it. I sucked. Sorry. I’ll try to do better next year. (But I probably won’t. Please love me anyway.)

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My Bitchin’ Kitchen: Part II

I promise this is the last time I’m ever going to post this picture of my (not really a kitchen, but doing its best impersonation of a) kitchen. Have I ever mentioned I lived FIVE YEARS with this set up? I feel like I must have told you that at some point…

kitchen-before-feature

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My Bitchin’ Kitchen: Part I

I have been planning my kitchen for a looooooong time. It’s been more than five years with this crappy set up where a kitchen should be:

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The Fantastic Floor

When choosing something big for my home, I will inevitably go on a journey. One that takes me down a secluded winding road, through a scary forest, under a barbed wire fence, over a stream of lava, past a dragon, to a place called Crazy Town.

Welcome to Crazy Town

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Killer Stairs: Part 1

The journey to the basement begins with a single step. And then nine more of them.

Stairs 1 Before

And, if you’re lucky, you make it there alive… Continue reading

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Where Am I?

I’ve made it super easy for you to keep up with my blog this year. It’s now June and I’ve only written two posts. Two. (Well, three, if you count this one…) See, I know you’re busy, so I didn’t want to burden you with tons of fascinating post reading. I’m always thinking of you. You’re welcome.

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