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Composting the Fancy Way

Even though the kitchen at the Liberty House is mostly functioning, it has still taken me a few months to get my waste management routine…

That’s What I’m Talking About: A Little Post-Weekend Gloat Fest

Just so we’re clear right from the start, there is no point to the post other than for you to get a mental image of…

Built-Ins In The Bathroom (Maybe)

You may have noticed on my Master List that there are at least three rooms in the Liberty House that will eventually have built-in shelves…

Work Your Ass Off & Never Give Up

I happened to pin a picture with the phrase “Work your ass off an never give up” a few days ago, and throughout the weekend…

Power Tool & Project Fix: Cordless Finish Nailer Edition

Some of you Family Handyman subscribers may have gotten your March magazines last week (or two weeks ago? time really flies when you’re unexpectedly buying…

February 28, 2012 | 6 Comments | Read the Full Article

What My Future Farm House Might Look Like

So, I might have gotten a little ahead of myself about posting interior pics today. I hope you’ll forgive me, but it was wishful thinking…

February 10, 2012 | 22 Comments | Read the Full Article

An Unexpected Adventure: The Extended Version

I know, I know, I kind of dropped a little bomb in the middle of the “Hey I’m going to buy some vacant land and…

February 8, 2012 | 59 Comments | Read the Full Article

A Single Girl’s Guide To Country Living & House Features

Here’s how I kicked off the week. I already had a jump-start on feeling awesome with the successful Moonshine Lamp project that I knocked out…

February 1, 2012 | 17 Comments | Read the Full Article

Sawdust: Like Crazy, But Smells Better

There is so much crazy in the air right now, I can hardly see twelve inches in front of me. Oh wait. Maybe that’s sawdust….

November 14, 2011 | 5 Comments | Read the Full Article

Weekend Work

It’s not going to be too long before outdoor work is going to require three layers of long-underwear and my awesome (yet gender neutralizing) Carhartt…

October 24, 2011 | 4 Comments | Read the Full Article

In, Out, Up, Down

This weekend was all over the place in a glorious mixture of projects that involved tomatoes, a toilet, the kitchen, and a thousand-pound armoire. Right?…

September 12, 2011 | 15 Comments | Read the Full Article

5 Ways To Get Out of the 168 Hour Funk

Judging by the title of this post I feel like I should be writing about something that occurs in long-forgotten gym bags, but you can…

September 8, 2011 | 6 Comments | Read the Full Article

It’s Funny Because It’s True

A few weeks ago I mentioned that 3M recently launched a Couple Speak contest where you can submit a video (for a chance at a…

September 5, 2011 | 9 Comments | Read the Full Article

No Such Thing As Too Prepared (for storms or aliens)

I snapped this picture out of our front door last weekend, just minutes before an electric pole was knocked down across our street—bringing down with…

Move In Progress: Not Tomorrow

You may remember that twelve weeks ago, we set a move-in date for March. Tomorrow is the last day of March, and yet the tub…

March 30, 2011 | 8 Comments | Read the Full Article