Outdoor Oasis: The Big Reveal

We had high hopes for the courtyard area from the beginning. It has gone through several rehab attempts. First, we cleared out the scraps left behind. That included sanding, staining, and painting the picnic table that was there. We also spray painted the fence and poles. The wavy rim was taken off of the top…

About the Site

The inspiration for the site’s name came from the city of Greenville, South Carolina. The name ranks #4 most popular US city name behind Washington, Springfield, and Franklin. Since there are 29 other Greenville, (fill in the blank), my hometown started using the hashtag-Yeah That Greenville-in order to stand out from the rest. When I…

Never Trim Your Hedges

It all started on an uneventful Saturday morning. As per usual, we planned to continue house renovations and yard work. The plan was to paint the laundry room + guest closet and trim all the hedges back. After a quick trip to buy a hedge trimmer and a tree trimmer from a guy that Chris…

This Monty House: A Knob Story

This Monty House: A Knob Story A week ago, I found some cute white enamel/rose gold (copper) knobs at World Market. They only had 4 in stock but I decided to just change the knobs on the middle peninsula cabinets. My plan was to use similar knobs on the remaining cabinets. Unbeknownst to me, Chris…

This Monty House: Facebook Marketplace Finds

As is becoming our custom, we spent a good deal of the weekend looking for things house related. I think we went to every home goods/craft store in Greenville (slight exaggeration). Chris, the online shopper of the duo, found random guys on Facebook marketplace giving away free fire wood (hurricane silver lining) and selling various…

Wiring, Lights, and Painting!

2-4: My weekend life consists of home improvement stores and eating but at least we see each other then. This weekend, Chris’s project is the slate floor in the laundry room. 2-4: Every time I find something for the house that I like Chris Montgomery tries to buy it as a Valentine’s Day gift. What a shyster but I…