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Snow Tracks

Almost a year ago, when I finally hacked my way through all the red tape that was wrapped around this house, I started taking daily…

January 4, 2013 | 19 Comments | Read the Full Article

Liberty House: Instagram Wall Art for the Office

I rang in the first day of 2013 by spending seven hours painting trim in my almost-office. Seven hours. I’m pretty sure there are people…

January 2, 2013 | 19 Comments | Read the Full Article

End of Summer Snapshots

It was a gorgeous and productive couple of days at the Liberty house this weekend, and I really want to tell you guys about the…

September 30, 2012 | 10 Comments | Read the Full Article

The Road Home

Taken this morning on the way to The Liberty House, which is just over that hill. I found out today that the road home is…

February 16, 2012 | 9 Comments | Read the Full Article

Found

I’ve made no secret of the fact that half of the reason I chose this particular old farm house to rent was because I like…

December 13, 2011 | 6 Comments | Read the Full Article

Outbuildings

If you’re wondering what would compel a girl to rent a house with hot pink plastic tiles covering the bathroom (don’t worry, you’ll get to…

November 16, 2011 | 11 Comments | Read the Full Article

It Is, In Fact, My Favorite Drill

Okay, yes, I do have a slightly unhealthy attachment to my drill. I admit it. Just like I admit you probably shouldn’t get me within…

October 18, 2011 | 7 Comments | Read the Full Article

Snapshots: October 14, 2011

This week has been unsurprisingly crazy, even though the appraisal on the house has been pushed back to next week. Here’s a quick look at…

October 14, 2011 | 6 Comments | Read the Full Article

La Femme Makita, Part Deux

Any of you who were around the site before it was restyled a few months ago may be familiar with this picture: I snapped this…

August 22, 2011 | 9 Comments | Read the Full Article

12 Months: Working Portraits

In the spirit of celebrating the fact that we survived three hundred and sixty-five days of construction, here’s what it looks like when a bearded…

April 19, 2011 | 1 Comment | Read the Full Article

Secrets For Sale (for Habitat)

Just a quick note to let you know that prints of all of the Home Secrets to date are now available for purchase here.  You…

March 24, 2011 | 3 Comments | Read the Full Article

Home Secrets: Day 4

This week has been somewhat hectic. If you compare that against what I consider normal that might give you an indication of how many things…

March 23, 2011 | 3 Comments | Read the Full Article

Home Secrets: Day 3

Even with the tiling and cabinet building this weekend I managed to take a couple more snapshots of home secrets that have been left as…

March 21, 2011 | 3 Comments | Read the Full Article

Home Secrets: Day 2

It’s another couple of secrets before I move on to more exciting topics like drywall! and flooring! before the weekend. If you’re new to the…

March 18, 2011 | 6 Comments | Read the Full Article