Category Archives: Miscellaneous

China Girl – It’s time to stop blaming China for quality issues

This is not likely to be a well loved post. I keep hearing something that’s making me a little crazy, and I have to get it off my chest.

Made in China, Made In Taiwan, Made In India, Made in Thailand. All of these do not have to equal worse quality.

The Far Eastern factories will build to any quality that you want. If you want higher quality, it will cost you more. Continue reading China Girl – It’s time to stop blaming China for quality issues

Step Away from the Glue Gun and no one has to get hurt…..tales of our renovations

Originally Published 2009.

Today marks my first day of freedom from my contract, and the first day of a medium sized reno to the house.The plan?

Finish painting – only the Master bed and bathroom and main bathroom are currently finished.
Finish Flooring – Maple hardwood installed last Dec, but we still have the front entrance, the kitchen and the bathroom to do.
Tile the backsplash  in the kitchen
Tile the kitchen counters
Paint the cupboards – some people should have to take a taste test before they’re allowed to paint a house!!

Continue reading Step Away from the Glue Gun and no one has to get hurt…..tales of our renovations