I have never had a problem with bugs in all the time I have been living in New York City until a few months ago. I know people probably think of New York City having just apartment buildings and skyscrapers, but I actually have about half an acre of land with my house. I recently moved where I was storing firewood for my fireplace, and that is how I found out that I have termites. I knew that I was going to have to find a termite company in NYC before the problem got out of hand.
While the termites were just on the firewood, I knew that meant they could be in the house too. I had seen no evidence of termites at all, but I was not taking any chances. Continue reading
When a coworker invited me over for dinner, I graciously accepted the invitation. We had been getting friendlier with one another, and we both had kids around the same age. It was the first time I had been at her house, and I fell in love with her decorating style as soon as I saw it. She took me on a tour, and her dining room was my favorite by far. I asked about the glass that she had on her table, and she told me that she had contacted a mirror installer in Brooklyn about refinishing an antique mirror she had, and she ended up getting more than just that done.
She showed me the mirror, and it is definitely gorgeous, but I really liked the idea of the glass tabletop on her dining room table. Continue reading