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Station Progress: Let’s call it halfway.

Since we decided to hold off on breaking ground on the actual house, we’ve put all of our energy into turning the station into a…

September 9, 2009 | 0 Comments | Read the Full Article

Freakish

Warming my freakishly long second toes by the fire. Add this to the list of shit that DOES. NOT. SUCK.

September 5, 2009 | 0 Comments | Read the Full Article

A Must Have

Stone bonfire pit large enough to hold pallets. Because the best ideas are worth shamelessly stealing.

September 5, 2009 | 0 Comments | Read the Full Article

Lunchbreak

Does not suck that the memorial house is 5 minutes from work. Makes for very relaxing (and sweetcorn filled) lunchbreaks, before heading back to corporate…

September 4, 2009 | 0 Comments | Read the Full Article

DIY House Addition: Making Hard Decisions

The Story: In the last couple of weeks a few things happened in succession which made the two of us take a long hard look…

September 3, 2009 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article

True Fact

More mathmatical formulas are calculated in the lumber aisle of Lowe’s than anywhere else outside the world of academia and/or the pentagon.

September 1, 2009 | 1 Comment | Read the Full Article

Snipi: Perfect for DIY design

I don’t know how and the hell I stumbled across Snipi, but I did and it’s changed my life. No… it does not wash, fold,…

August 31, 2009 | 1 Comment | Read the Full Article

Old & Good

I hate the phrase “old but good” which seems to imply that those two things should be mutually exclusive and it’s a rarity when they’re…

August 30, 2009 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article

Has Tools, Will Travel, Needs Sleep

The Dumbest Thing I’ve Ever Had To Do First, let me relay a conversation that occurred between our loan officer and my wonderful, even-tempered significant…

August 25, 2009 | 8 Comments | Read the Full Article

Harvest

All is as you would expect it to be on the Isle of Insanity (otherwise known as my life). There are new concrete floors, new…

August 24, 2009 | 0 Comments | Read the Full Article

Favorite New DIY Web Resources

Mostly I’m all over the Internet when it comes to finding the information I need to do whatever I want to do. But I find…

August 13, 2009 | 3 Comments | Read the Full Article

DIY House Addition: Things you need to know first.

The Story: We say we’ve been seriously contemplating the addition for about a year, but it’s really been a month since we’ve begun to formulate…

August 10, 2009 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article

Powertools plus wine

This is how we do it without a cork screw… in the country.

August 8, 2009 | 1 Comment | Read the Full Article

Convergence

I am a renovation black-hole. It’s the best way to describe my life at this moment. And I don’t mean “black hole” the way people…

August 4, 2009 | 6 Comments | Read the Full Article

Playin’ girl for a while is fun…

…but I am SO READY to put my workboots on again.

August 2, 2009 | 1 Comment | Read the Full Article