Posts tagged holidays
Apparently these little guys sold very well in the 50s and 60s, and for some reason, they have survived very well … here in Baltimore. In white, typically, and glazed, they are not necessarily the easiest things to get your hands on. There is salvage, and 2nd hand stores, but beyond that - I remember the Mrs. telling me they occasionally pop onto ebay. [...]
The holidays are in full swing and celebrations are underway. Many people have completed all of their seasonal decorating and are moving on to hosting parties and inviting guests into their home. It is the time of year meant for spending time with loved ones and enjoying all of the glitz and glam associated with the season. But it is also a time of year rife with electrical hazards, house fires, and other dangers that no one wants to or should have to face. Fortunately, there are ways to prevent bad situations from happening - always keep safety in mind this holiday. [...]
Then ... a kinda strange thing started to happen. Just as these same guys have, in the past, been just so willing to share images of their (tool) storage and transportation solutions - a handful began posting, well, their tool belts. A sort of Parade of Tool Belts if you will. And over the next couple of days, it became clear to me that they (tool belts) are actually a little bit like a calling card or a *ahem* welcoming holiday front door. ha! A little bit of an indication of the gentlemen that wear them, or what they are working on, and I figured perhaps it would fun to share them up to you, well, now. [...]
Getting Your House Ready for the Holidays & Avoid Holiday Home Stresses :: An Interview with HGTV’s Chip Wade9
Next, Building Moxie, through the “media tour” Delta's Holiday Home Stresses, had the opportunity to interview Chip Wade of HGTV and the DIY Network on this very same topic. In a ten minute phone interview, we were able to discuss common home mishaps and what might go wrong this holiday (entertaining) season. [...]
As the holidays draw upon us, many people are getting ready to house overnight guests (& thanks to Sandy maybe you have some now). Anytime someone comes and stays in our house, we like to be prepared in advance. Below are some tips to get your home ready and how to prepare for overnight guests ...