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2013

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Wildlife Interlude & The Last Lessons of the Year

Listen, just ’cause I drank one bottle of wine and sang a Christmas carol about my power tools does not mean we’re done talking about…

December 30, 2013 | 37 Comments | Read the Full Article

Christmas Carols about my Power Tools 2013

So. There might have been a bottle of wine and video camera involved in the making of this post. (What? It’s the holidays.) I’m not…

December 24, 2013 | 40 Comments | Read the Full Article

The Story of a Girl and Four Boots

There was once a girl who believed that an old, broken-soled pair of work boots and some bright purple Uggs could get her through almost…

December 18, 2013 | 6 Comments | Read the Full Article

Demolicious

Yes. That’s a word. I totally made it up and it does, in fact, make it even harder to take myself seriously. But then again,…

December 13, 2013 | 20 Comments | Read the Full Article

Liberty House Master Bath: Inspiration

Demo on the master bath is, well, occurring at the very moment I’m writing this. Goodbye black mirrors. Goodbye oddly designed vanity. Goodbye upright coffin…

December 11, 2013 | 35 Comments | Read the Full Article

That’s The Spirit

Has December picked anyone else up by the scruff of their neck and drop-kicked them into the middle of Holiday craziness, or is that just…

December 8, 2013 | 13 Comments | Read the Full Article

Cold Weather Projects

It’s hard to believe I’m closing in on my second year working on the Liberty House, and if I’m going to be honest, I kind…

December 4, 2013 | 16 Comments | Read the Full Article

Lots of Little Things I’m Grateful For

Last week I wrote a really touching and sentimental post about how grateful I am for the farm, and then I was like, “Seriously? If…

December 1, 2013 | 16 Comments | Read the Full Article

Things I’m Grateful For: No More Rubble

No matter which way you slice it– by man-hours (235), weight (74,000 pounds), number of dumpsters (4), or amount of alcohol consumed in order to…

November 24, 2013 | 25 Comments | Read the Full Article

End of the Garden 2013: Planning for Next Year

Over the weekend I finally got around to cleaning out all of those raised beds I built and grew an overwhelming amount of tomatoes in…

November 20, 2013 | 26 Comments | Read the Full Article

Dutch Door: In Progress

Do you guys know how many swear words I use every single time I have to install a door by myself? Pretty much all of…

November 18, 2013 | 15 Comments | Read the Full Article

First Snow

Well, this happened… Pretty sure that three weeks ago I was working outside in a tank-top. Yep. Definitely was. I’d be surprised, but this is…

November 13, 2013 | 14 Comments | Read the Full Article

Well, That Explains the Smell

For the last month or so I’ve been doing that thing you do when an odd smell suddenly appears in one of the rooms of…

November 12, 2013 | 23 Comments | Read the Full Article

The Last Hundred Feet

The pasture fence may actually qualify as the most overwhelming project of 2013, which was completely unexpected because the pasture fence that MysteryMan and I…

November 10, 2013 | 13 Comments | Read the Full Article

End of the Garden 2013: Holy Tomato

A few weeks ago when my mom and I were drinking bottles of wine ah, working on the pasture fence, we got the bright idea…

November 5, 2013 | 12 Comments | Read the Full Article