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Better-Worse-Soaked: A Kitchen Update

At some point on Sunday night things related to the kitchen remodel started to snowball, and by Monday morning it reached what can best be…

A Woman’s Place is In The Kitchen (With a Hammer Drill, Obv)

Okay, so Friday I made a bold statement about all the things I was going to get done on the kitchen over the weekend, and…

So This Is How This Is Going To Go: Kitchen Remodel Edition

Last Sunday my mom came up to the farm to “help me with the kitchen remodel” which basically means she brought up a bottle of…

Victory Lap: Year Four

Today is four years to the day since I closed on this property and then immediately drove out to the house with a bottle of champagne…

Unpacking & Repacking

I’m having a hard time sitting down to write anything, and that’s because half of my house is way too organized right now and the…

Adventures in Beekeeping: Mead Making

With the two hives I established this year I got about 3 gallons of honey and 20+ containers of cut-comb, which as far as I…

February 17, 2016 | 15 Comments | Read the Full Article

The Treasure Room

There’s a room in the house I don’t often talk about. Years ago, I used to call it the “tool room”, but, as it turns…

February 14, 2016 | 14 Comments | Read the Full Article

Adventures in Beekeeping: Thermal Imaging & Winter Update

I have to say that 2015 was filled with all kinds of awesome, but one of my very favorite things about last year was the…

February 11, 2016 | 14 Comments | Read the Full Article

Wood & Pipe Wall Shelves for the Laundry Room

Let’s just go ahead and add this to the list of Things I Should Have Done Four Years Ago But Didn’t Because I Like My…

February 10, 2016 | 22 Comments | Read the Full Article

Then & Now: 2012 – 2016

Turns out that yesterday was the four-year anniversary of a huge and unexpected change in my life plans. Stumbling upon this property when and how…

February 7, 2016 | 9 Comments | Read the Full Article

Comfort Zones & Cameras in my Face

I wonder how many times in the last 11-ish years–and 1050 posts– I’ve started out by saying, “Holy shit, I’m exhausted.” I don’t know the answer…

February 3, 2016 | 49 Comments | Read the Full Article

Typing Something Fantastic

No joke, guys… right now there are four people staring at my face as I type this. Roberto– creative direcor/editor/chief-in-charge-of-telling-me-to-do-things-just-one-more-time (it’s never just one more…

January 31, 2016 | 8 Comments | Read the Full Article

Laundry Room Progress

“Laundry Room Progress.” Literally the most boring title I’ve come up with in a decade of writing this website. But let me just say this……

January 27, 2016 | 13 Comments | Read the Full Article

First Things First…ish?

I’m not sure where to start with all of my current and upcoming projects… let’s just say that 2016 is setting out to be both…

January 23, 2016 | 17 Comments | Read the Full Article

Well Hello, 2016

I love the philosophical side of starting a new year. Blank slate, new list of things to tackle, the holidays usually give me a little…

January 10, 2016 | 17 Comments | Read the Full Article