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The Journey to Restore Our Front Yard

Here it is, the journey to restore our front yard, a follow-up article to my Get Sunday review. I’ve been meaning to publish this article earlier, but lacked the time to do so! Atlas, our new European Doberman puppy kept my hands full. After restoring the lawn in our backyard to a state that exceeded even its original condition, it…

Quick Front Yard Update

About 7 months ago, I started working on fixing our front yard. The work stopped due to hot summer temperature lasting up until late October. I was able to resume the work early November. Here is the result: Compared to what the yard looked like back in mid-May 2019: I essentially applied what I learned working on the backyard to…

Lamin-X Applied onto 2019 Hyundai Tucson Foglights

Decided to use this weekend to apply a pair of yellow¬†Lamin-X¬†protective film onto our 2019 Hyundai Tucson’s foglight lens. I ordered the Lamin-X film designed for the 2016-2018 Tucson models because the 2019-2020 are not available from Lamin-X. The fog light lens are different before and after the 2019 mid-cycle refresh. The 2016-2018 models have an combo DRL/foglight lens in…

Waxing the Tucson

With the weather finally starting to cool down for Fall season I am able to do more outdoor projects without risk of getting heat exhaustion. For one, I will be able to resume the repair of our front lawn and for the first time ever, wax the Tucson with Carnauba car wax. The last time I’ve waxed a car was…

Get Sunday Lawn Care: Review, Does it Work?

Welcome to my Get Sunday lawn care review. Lawn care in a box, does it work? This is a comprehensive review and DIY guide on repairing our backyard. I pit time tested Scotts lawn care product vs. non-toxic liquid fertilizer by start-up Sunday. The lawn in our backyard gradually thinned and changed color from a deep green saturation to a…

Observed Increase in Fuel Efficiency For the 2012 Prius Follow Up

Here’s a follow up to the original post regarding fuel efficiency improvements after performing major maintenance services. In addition to the following services, DIY: How to Replace the Spark Plugs On a 3rd Gen Prius (2010-2015) DIY: How to Replace the Positive Crankcase Ventilation Valve (PCV) On Your 3rd Gen Prius DIY: How to Exchange the Engine Coolant On Your…