Tag Archives: do-it-yourself

Enjoying the Journey

Too busy to blog? Me? Well, this is summer, and I have been writing–and blogging, too. I started a new blog at http://hikingkctrails.wordpress.com which I update every week. This cozy retirement journey blog has my heart but not always my full … Continue reading

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Can I Retire from Housework?

For forty-five years, in my world, Saturday meant housework and errands. Vacuum the carpet. Dust the furniture. Clean the kitchen and bathrooms. Do the laundry. Shop for groceries. The thing is, I got it all done—every week. Oh, there were … Continue reading

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Our Do-It-Yourself Retirement Lifestyle

The thing is, if you have a handy man, do-it-yourselfer kind of husband, you will probably end up doing-it-yourselfering with him. Big sigh. Well, to tell the truth, it can be rewarding. We once bought a fixer-upper, renovated it, and … Continue reading

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