This post is sponsored by U.S. Bank. All opinions, as always, are my own.
I adore watching HGTV and the DIY network. If it weren’t for my kids and work, I would have these shows on all day long. And if I didn’t have 100 other responsibilities, I would also spend my days online admiring before and after shots of home remodeling projects. Sadly, as I’ve shared previously, my own DIY skills don’t go much beyond assembling a bookshelf. My husband dreams of flipping houses (thanks again, HGTV), but because our own home improvements never go all that smoothly, I’m pretty sure we would end up putting any profits into marriage counseling. Here is our latest DIY Fail involving our fence…
Yes, that wooden rod is actually holding up our fence. And truthfully, that rod actually belongs to our next door neighbor, because it’s in HIS yard holding up OUR 17-year-old fence. We assured him the fence will get the attention it needs next spring, so now we’ve bought ourselves a few more months to figure out what we need to do with this aging structure.
There are two reasons for a propped up fence (as well as other temporary fixes inside our home)…TIME and MONEY. Neither of which are in abundant supply in my household these days. But some projects can’t be ignored much longer, so we will need to tackle them. And by “we” I mean finding a way financially to get professionals involved.
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