Category Archives: Fun with Floors

Christmas Cleaning

It’s coming on Christmas They’re cutting down trees, they’re putting up reindeer & and singing songs of joy and peace……. where’s that river when I need one? (Thanks Joni Mitchell )   That’s right, it’s finally time for The Umteenth … Continue reading






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Crunchy Brown Carpet

Earlier this spring my back yard was this. Now, after three weeks of 25 mile per hour, dry, hot wind, it is this: Our life has becomeĀ  a brown, pointy, tacky, collection of clover burrs. They are everywhere. On the … Continue reading






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Lovely Green Carpet

What a difference a year makes. Last year at this time there was nothing out there. And when I say nothing I don’t mean a sparse green lawn, I mean a dirt lawn. Of course no dirt lawn would be … Continue reading






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A Thoroughly Disgusting Sight

One room after a week (well maybe three weeks) with two cats. Pitiful! I am deeply ashamed yet oddly fascinated by how much kitty fur I sweep up. It’s gettin to be winter and they shouldn’t be shedding! They are … Continue reading






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Sidetracked Again

All I wanted to do this afternoon after work was grind glass for my latest stained glass project. And maybe do some laundry. Easy! First things first. Get the sheets in the washer and get that started. Next, do a … Continue reading






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The Color of Dirt

What color is dirt? That greatly depends on what color of floor you have. If your floor is brown, then it’s safe to say the dirt that finds its’ way into your house (and onto your shiny new floor) will … Continue reading






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Not just for the floor!

Rugs They come in many beautiful and horrible designs and colors. There’s nothing quite like the warm welcoming look and feel of a pretty rug in the den. The right rug can take a boring mundane room to new heights … Continue reading






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When Do You Know?

When do you know it’s time to retire or Repurpose! that bathroom rug? Maybe when the nap is matted and has lost its’ sheen. Or when you are ready to change color schemes in the bath. Perhaps it’s when the … Continue reading






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