Now that we're part of the pre-school circuit, birthday parties are a regular weekend activity. We recently found ourselves hours away from party time but with only Christmas wrapping paper on hand, so we got creative (with a little help from our facebook friends). The following are 8 ideas for wrapping a present when you're [...]
Bought it at Target...
The Weekndr household is all about doing it ourselves. Whether it's cooking a delicious recipe instead of going out to dinner, or installing our own landscaping rather than hiring a professional, we fully embrace self-reliant living. However, the DIY lifestyle is not for everyone. The New York Times today published an article that ponders the [...]
Antiques Roadshow began airing the first of three segments shot in Hartford last summer in which I was one of a few thousand lucky Roadies to get tickets. (watch my video report here) While my satchel full of family artwork didn't make it on to the appraisal stage, I did managed to get on TV in [...]
WARNING: This video depicts real nature at work (and is enhanced with spooky, suspense-filled sound effects). It is not appropriate for all audiences. We captured this frightening video of nature at work on the front walkway at the Weekndr house. After careful observation (and the above video replay) we determined that this is a flying [...]
Here's a play-by-play account of our experience installing a grass lawn from seed: 1. Ready the soil: I began by excavating my rocky front yard and installing a 18-in.-deep bed of screened top soil. If you already have good topsoil, look elsewhere for advice on how to prep it. 2. Test the soil: Take a [...]