A few months ago I completed 10 Annoying Projects in 10 Days. I realized there’s sort of a never ending list of annoying projects, so from time to time you’ll see a post about them. Today’s post includes the always awful “pull the stove out & clean behind it”. YUK!!!
Or “How I broke our garbage disposal the same exact way I broke it 5 months ago” *SIGH*. And once again it was hubby who came to the rescue!
I completed 19 DIY projects in 2016 🙂
I have 11 DIY projects planned for 2017 🙂
When we first got Birdie she was so slender and graceful. Now she’s just fat. The vet has been telling me for 2 years to put her on a diet, but I never did… But today a cat shelf in the downstairs hallway ripped right of the wall as Birdie launched off it onto a higher platform *face palm*.
Today I decided to winterize the catio. I thought about doing it last year but never did. It’s became sort of a necessity because the cat door in the dining room window keeps blowing open creating a very cold draft. I bought some clear plastic tarp at Home Depot and used my Dewalt power stapler to attach it to the catio and connector.
Ever since I conquered 10 annoying projects in 10 days, I’ve wanted to remove 10 items from each room. Not for any real reason, we don’t have THAT much clutter, but everyone has some. And by remove I don’t necessarily mean toss. The majority got tossed, but some stuff was just in the wrong room for whatever reason.
As everyone knows, drains are prone to clogging. When I first moved into the condo in 2012 the shower drain wasn’t draining very well so I unscrewed the drain cap and [wearing 2 pairs of latex gloves] pulled out a hair ball 8 inches long and 2 inches thick. It was SO DISGUSTING. Since then I’ve tried to clean the sink drains & shower drain every year, but I usually forget until one of them starts backing up.
I set out last week to complete 10 small, annoying projects in 10 days. It took me 6 days to complete the first 5 items, but I was able to complete the 2nd set in 5 days. So overall I am very pleased! I probably removed a cubic foot of cat fur & dust from the house.
You know those little projects on the perpetual “to do” list that never seem to get done? Because they’re small, annoying, or both? Yeah. I have 10 of those that have been on my list for months. I decided I’ll do one a day for the next 10 days. I figure each one will take between 30 & 60 minutes. Originally I planned to post this all in one post, but it got too long, so I’m breaking it in half.