Most decks need a little bit of cleaning and maintenance at least once a year. For us, it was time to stain the deck – again. For this project, a pressure washer is an ideal tool to speed up the deck cleaning and staining process.
The best part of staining your deck, is seeing how fresh and revived it looks afterwards. Ready for entertaining!
Naturally. everyone as their own preferred method of doing just about anything so each step may vary a bit from ours. Home Depot has a step by step guide to show you how to stain/re-stain your deck.
First, we scraped off any loose paint or gooey items….
I have said it at least 5 times: you want your kids, or anyone really, to try something, add bacon.
We had a few leftover roasted potatoes so I sliced them and tossed them on the salad.
Use whatever greens you wish as the spicy bite of arugula may throw some children off a bit.
But do not forget the bacon or you have a 1% chance of getting them to eat this.
Tri-Color Potato & Bacon Arugula Salad Recipe (Yield = 4 side servings)
2 cups baby arugula
2 cups romaine lettuce
4 slices of bacon, cooked
Cooked potato (gold, red and purple shown in photo)
1. Mix the lettuces together and divide among 4 plates or bowls.
2. Chop up the bacon and potato. If the potatoes are not cooked, slice them and place onto a microwave safe plate. Cover with a damp paper towel and microwave for 3 minutes in high. If not fork tender, repeat a one minute increments).
3. Top with bacon, potato and your favorite dressing.