• Cleaning
  • Now My Brushes Just Smell Like Vinegar

    Soaking Brushes In Vinegar

    After a couple weeks FULL of painting projects (dining room door, kitchen closet beadboard & trim), the paint brushes took it a little hard.  Real hard.  I’ve had the same brushes since my first major brush purchase back in the spring of 2010, in my first few months of home ownership.  Needless to say, a […]

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  • Method To My Madness

    Gettin' My Scrub On

    Happy Earth Day everyone!  Earth Day 2012 was certainly an enjoyable one here at the roost.  It may not have been as exciting as back in my days working for UMaine when naked bikers sporting green body paint would take a little ride through campus.  Did I say exciting?  I meant awkward…very, very awkward.  But […]

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  • 100 Things Challenge

    Yard Sale Pile

    Last week, while organizing my heart away during the whole organization maximation of our new his/hers desk area, I gave myself a little challenge.  Remember it?  I was going to get rid of 100 things?  Yeah, that one.  So how did I do?  I totally rocked it out of the park!  I honestly think I […]

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  • DIY Laundry Detergent

    Sick of paying ridiculous amounts of money for laundry detergent?  Do you feel like your chemical ridden laundry detergent is harming the environment and your skin?  Want a more cost effective solution to store bought detergents such as Tide and Whisk?  Do I sound like a bad infomercial?  I’m done…I swear.  I don’t know what […]

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  • Purge Tastic

    Inspired by an article I read in the Bangor Daily News about a local thrift store collecting old prom dresses for those in need, I decided to clean out my closet.  And I mean REALLY clean out my closet.  Not like all the other times I’ve charged myself with that mission and end up getting […]

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