Washer woes, and some progress

So our washing machine is being weird. It agitates, but when it gets to when the drum should spin and water drained, it just... doesn't. It's possible the drive belt is off. We can't check it yet. The laundry that was in the machine had to be hand wrung out and went into the drier. … Continue reading Washer woes, and some progress

Clean Up: both basements, progress and things we find!

So while my wonderful daughters were making brownies, I headed to the basements to continue with some organizing and cleaning. In the process, I found some very cool things! The first thing I found was among a pile of glass jars I sorted through. It is a very old metal cookie press! It looks like … Continue reading Clean Up: both basements, progress and things we find!

Clean Up: old basement progress, and finding things

I was able to get a bit more progress in the old part basement yesterday, and it's the sort of progress that actually feels like things are finally moving forward! Stuff got put back for a change! Okay, so it's really all temporary, but still... The first thing I wanted to work on was getting … Continue reading Clean Up: old basement progress, and finding things

Clean Up: old part basement. Mopping and scrubbing

Today, I was finally able to continue working on cleaning up the old part basement. For those who are new to visiting this blog (Welcome! Thanks for popping by!), click here to read about what happened, and you can see the clean up progress here, here, here and here. (All links will open new tabs, … Continue reading Clean Up: old part basement. Mopping and scrubbing