First off, thanks to all of the congratulations and words of wisdom with our new baby. We are excited to see our little family growing. Thanks for all of the support.
Do you ever feel likes things break down and fall apart faster then you are able to put them back together? I feel like my little 16 month old is sure able to make messes quicker than I can clean them up.
Our house has been a bit neglected over the past few months (it's not just my curling iron and yarn). With my husband busy with school and work, and pregnancies and craft fairs keeping me busy; it's been hard to stay on top of home repairs.
I decided that until we find out the gender of the baby, I'm going to focus on getting our home in better repair.
First up, the bathroom door. The screws on the door hinges were completely stripped out. I'd tries filling the holes with wood filler, and then screwing them back in. It lasted about 4 days, but that was it, soon the door was hanging at the hinge. So, thanks to pinterest, I discovered a nifty little trick. You can put a small amount of wood glue in the stripped out screw hole, and pound a wood golf tee into it. Trim off the top. Let the glue set. Then drive your screws in. I finished this project about a month ago, and I'm pleased to say, that the door is still hanging. I'm sure that my family appreciates it, not that my kids seem to care a bit about bathroom privacy. One day I'll be able to use the bathroom without interruption.
I'm hoping to tackle several more home improvement projects in the next 6 weeks, after that it's all baby, all the time. I'll try to report on them, it keeps me accountable, and makes me a bit more motivated. Carpet cleaning, and new paint are on the to do list....maybe I'll even clean the oven.