Author Archives: Andy and Peggy

Dad has Alzheimer’s

This has been a hard post to write. I thought about different ways to tell it. I even thought I would not mention it and write about our latest remodeling or landscaping project. But I couldn’t do that. I couldn’t … Continue reading

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How to Move a Carport – Take 2

In our post, How to Move a Carport, we explained how the two of us moved a carport onto a flatbed trailer and parked it in the yard until mid-February. As promised, here is how we moved it again and … Continue reading

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The Best Things in Life

The best things in life aren’t things. This is the tagline for our blog. We really believe that, however, there are times when we don’t actually live as though we believe it. There are times we hesitate to let go of … Continue reading

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Our Budget Friendly Headboard

When we moved into our downsized home, our bedframe did not fit in the smaller bedroom. Sadly, we broke up our bedroom suite, and donated the frame. We wrote about this in a previous post, Making Room. We didn’t like … Continue reading

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Upsizing Our Downsize

The back porch/deck on the house was in bad shape. We knew when we first looked at the house that we would have to replace it. It became a matter of when we could do it and what we would … Continue reading

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The Second Sunday in May

This post is not about downsizing our home, or remodeling, or getting rid of stuff. It is about loss of a different kind. It usually starts the first week of May. The Mother’s Day ads. You can’t watch TV or … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad and the Hmm. . .

Over the last 4 posts, we shared the progression of our kitchen remodel. In the last post, Kitchen Remodel – Part 4, we were almost done. We had the cabinets painted, the counter tops installed and the hardware on. Now … Continue reading

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