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Projects Outside Page Updated! - Monday, June 30th 2008 8:30 PM
Well, an entire spring has passed and we’ve accomplished a lot.  Although we update the notebook frequently, it’s nice to see it all in a nutshell on the “Projects”...
Martha Lighting Worth the Wait! - Wednesday, June 25th 2008 9:15 PM
The lighting for the front hall and foyer is finally here!  Though not hanging yet--it’ll be a little while for that--even right out of the box......it is...
AWOL - Sunday, June 22nd 2008 6:30 PM
Update:  The little Robins that were nesting in the climbing roses are nesting no longer.  They flew the coop a little too soon but we hope that the doting parents can...
Save the Bees! - Tuesday, June 17th 2008 9:45 PM
Lynn sent this link and information awhile back and I've been meaning to pass it along.  In the garden the other day, I was happy to see a fair number of honey bees and it...
Don't You Wish There Were 48 Hour Days?!? - Sunday, June 15th 2008 7:00 AM
The spring projects are progressing.  In this instance, "progressing" means moving along slower than we'd hoped, but moving along nonetheless!  The exterior hardscape...
Let Me Outta Here! - Wednesday, June 11th 2008 8:30 AM
The eggs in the robin's nest that we mentioned in an earlier post have hatched!  It seems like they were just laid a few days ago, but they were ready to exit their cramped...
Easter Eggs in the Garden - Monday, June 9th 2008 9:45 PM
The radishes that we planted this year are called "Easter Egg" radishes.  The colors are amazing.  The “eggs” range in color from bright red......to bold...
Say Cheese! - Sunday, June 8th 2008 5:30 PM
The photo shoot for Better Homes and Gardens magazine was Thursday.  The two winning rooms for the Home Improvement Challenge were being photographed.  The process was...
Berry, Berry Good! - Tuesday, June 3rd 2008 10:00 PM
If updates are few and far between, look for us in the garden!  It is flourishing.  The strawberries are ripening by the second--we’re already getting a large...
...With Silver Bells & Cockle Shells! - Thursday, May 29th 2008 10:15 PM
The garden is growing fast!  Blink and you miss something!  The strawberries are blushing and we expect a big crop this year.The spinach has thrived.The plot below...
Great Wall of Reading - Monday, May 26th 2008 9:00 PM
Part of the side and rear refurbishment, the wall is looking great.  Brick by brick...Hey, the Great Wall of China wasn’t built overnight! 
Better Homes and Gardens, Here We Come!! - Sunday, May 25th 2008 8:00 AM
Last December, we entered the Better Homes and Gardens Home Improvement Challenge.  This contest was looking for the best home-based projects in a variety of...
You Light Up My Life - Thursday, May 22nd 2008 10:00 PM
You have to give it to Martha Stewart for coming up with just the right product at just the right time.  We have been looking for lighting options for the first floor hall...
Check Us Out in the June, 2008 issue of This Old House magazine! - Wednesday, May 21st 2008 10:00 AM
The June, 2008 issue of This Old House magazine is a reader generated issue and our pantry/laundry room is featured in it!  After the kitchen was completed, we had the task...
Make Like a Tree and Leaf - Saturday, May 17th 2008 6:30 AM
You may recall that we had to take down several diseased and dying trees when we moved here but now we’re happy to report that we have now planted more trees than we took...
Brick By Brick - Monday, May 12th 2008 10:00 PM
The new steps up to the house... ...that tie into a  small retaining wall that’s going in around one side of the circle drive is looking fantastic.  Rich has...
Stones, Walks, and Portable Plants! - Wednesday, May 7th 2008 7:30 AM
We’ve been working nonstop, trying to wrap up some projects and, of course, start new ones.  Some projects require starting new ones so, while it may seem that we’re...
Mr. Harry, Here's Your Post! - Sunday, May 4th 2008 8:30 PM
Vacation...Vacation at Kraemer House...10 pallets of EP Henry products for the drive circle project.  We've chosen the Coventry line since it best matches the natural stone...
Clean Me Up! - Wednesday, April 30th 2008 10:15 PM
The property adjacent to Kraemer House that we recently purchased was in desperate need of a serious cleanup.  This sits at the bottom of the driveway.  Here it is...
Spring Projects Underway! - Monday, April 28th 2008 7:00 AM
Our outdoor Spring Projects are already in full swing.  We've been talking for awhile about having a path from the back porch to the stone wall and up into the...
Basement Shower Finished & Urinal Installed - Thursday, April 24th 2008 7:30 AM
Last week, we posted pictures of the basement shower progress.  It's now finished and getting major use since it's time to garden!Putting the urinal......in the shower was...
Happy Earth Day! - Tuesday, April 22nd 2008 9:15 PM
It’s appropriate that the day was spent in the garden.  We received the soil sample results and have amended as needed.  The test indicated that in the raised beds,...
Follow the Overgrown Path... - Saturday, April 19th 2008 9:10 AM
The brick walk around the house was overgrown when we moved in and we haven’t done much with it since we moved in. As we rethink the landscaping around the house, we’ve been...
Kraemer House Has Another Bathroom! Well, Sort Of... - Thursday, April 17th 2008 8:00 PM
Rich single-handedly installed a shower in the basement which will come in handy after those long days in the garden and for cleaning up from some of the dirtier projects around...
Before & After Section Added to Website! - Sunday, April 13th 2008 10:30 PM
Now that we finally have enough "after" spaces, we've added a new section to ProjectKraemerLane.net!  Our Before & After Section features just our completed...