DIY DIVA

March, 2012

DIY diva

Front Porch Sittin’

Here’s a part of the house I neglected to really show everyone in the Liberty House video tour… the front porch. Like everything else at…

Progress: The First Wave

The first wave of projects at Liberty were mostly functional: A new roof, working bathroom and kitchen fixtures, and a refinished floor in my future…

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Moving Day

I tried to write this post yesterday, on actual moving day, but it turns out my wittiness has limits that are tested by trying to…

Hell Hath No Fury

It’s T-38 hours until the moving truck shows up at the Farm House Rental to make the official move to the Liberty House, and two…

Surprise, Surprise

Now I won’t pretend like I didn’t spend quite a bit of time at the Liberty House before she was actually mine, but they were…

Work Your Ass Off & Never Give Up

I don’t often repin cute little sayings on Pinterest, but every once in a while one catches my eye. (Actually, I take that back, I…

Keeping Things Interesting

Note: I actually thought I posted this on Friday, so imagine my surprise when I found it in my drafts folder today. Things are that…

Welcome To The Neighborhood

Well, it’s finally officially official… the last lingering bit of paperwork has been cleared up, and The Liberty House is home. Even though I’m not…

A Possible Plague & My Future Workshop (These Things May Be Related)

Even though the garage (also called “The Middle Barn” to distinguish it from The Big Barn and the Future Donkey Shed) is lower on the…

From The Back Yard

I’m going to go out on a limb here and say that today was the best day I’ve had this year. If for no other…

The Liberty House: Video Tour (courtesy of the best grilled cheese ever made)

I know that everyone has been waiting on the edge of their seats to watch a badly shot, fifteen minute iPhone video of me rambling…

The Liberty House: Victory Lap

Today was the big sign-your-name-and-several-years-of-your-life-away-so-you-can-call-a-150-year-old-farmhouse-home day. Guess what banks, appraisers, and shady online auctioning companies? I. Win. And now I get to officially call The…

The Liberty House: The First Big Decision

Next week I plan to hit the ground running with the repairs that are being required by the bank to get my huge chunk of…

Plan of Attack (Or, How Not To Murder an Appraiser)

This week it’s going to be the last push to get over The Great Battle of Paperwork that has consumed the last month of my…