Thursday, October 31, 2013

the garage floor ~and~ philly shoots his hose

Philly painted his garage.  It's nice and white now!

Sexy legs.  Most seriously.

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Monday, October 28, 2013

fish guts

I know you've all been waiting with "baited" breath for the follow up on the grossest post.

Remember Major Carp?

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Friday, October 25, 2013

andi's terrible, horrible, no good, very bad idea

You know how my blog is called, "delusions of ingenuity"?  Yeah.  There's a reason for that.

Somehow, I managed to successfully paint my current backsplash, as well as my mom's backsplash.  I got the idea from the geniuses at Sawdust & Embryos.   I wanted the look of tile without the commitment.

Kinda like how I want to look like Tricia Helfer without all the hard work it would take to get there.  And stay there.

Now I'm obsessed with hexagon tile.  For a backsplash, a bathroom floor, the exterior of a new name it.


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Sunday, October 20, 2013

gennie, i got . . .your number

Because you seem to be enjoying the music videos.
And because the lyrics are strangely appropriate.
But wow...what a creeper.

We lose power frequently in our current house.  Often enough that we felt compelled to install a generator at the new house.  After all, we're moving from a well-established subdivision in town to "the country."  We're bound to lose power even more often out there, right?

Plans were made, Gennie was purchased, then we talked to our new neighbors.
Do you lose power out here very often?

Neighbor #1:  No.
Neighbor #2:  No.


Well, I guess we'll have the world's ugliest, most expensive piece of landscaping art.

Remember when I got my driveway poured?  Of course you do.  It was just my last post and it was full of yummy.  Well, they also poured a pad for Gennie.

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Sunday, October 13, 2013

the return of shirtless boy {or . . . andi gets a driveway}

You really didn't think it was going to happen, did you?

Neither did I.

OMG, here he is:


Just kidding.  But boy, do I miss Chris Farley...

I've barely had time to nurture my own blog, let alone visit all the other blogs I love to see.  If you haven't heard from me in a while, or if I haven't responded to you, it's not because I don't love you.  It's because I'm currently having a love affair with Benjamin Moore primer.  And he'll barely let me out of his sight.

And if you don't believe me about being busy, the following activities occurred last Thursday.  And I'm just now getting around to crowing about them.

Not a whole lot to say on with the pictures...

Okay, one thing to say.  I took this because this is what central Illinois looks like right now.  Farmers bringing in the crops.  Oh, and the forms for my driveway.

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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

drywall sheetrock wallboard gypsum

Now...say the title of this post like this:

"Gunter Glieben Glauchen Globen."

It's the SheetRock of Ages.

And it's up.  And taped.  And mudded.  And sanded.

Great.  That means I now have about 20 gallons of primer and paint to apply.

It's been a completely boring week though, and the pictures are pretty much just...well...boring drywall.

And that's a total excuse for my being a complete blogging slacker the past week.

 Here's a ceiling shot in the kitchen.  Like all my holes?
Me too.  Lots of can lights.

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