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DIY Addition: Step 1 – House Plans

The alternate title to this post could be “How an Angel Architect Saved our Sanity”. So here’s my first bit of advice to anyone who…

Kitten, this ain’t no city livin’.

It’s not like I’m some New York City girl. For all intents and purposes I was raised in just as much country as MysteryMan, just…

Whooped

After 2.7 miles of running and four hours of manual labor.

Perplexing

Why in the hell would SOCKS, of all things, come in a resealable plasic bag?

One Step Closer to 30

One day I am going to actually turn thirty, and then I have no idea how I will obtusely refer to my age on this…

Great Garden Salsa-off 2009

Mark from Rehab or Die had a brilliant idea in his comment here the other day… Will you be doing any canning this year? We’re half…

Would you cook here?

As you can imagine, I used the long weekend to my advantage, working 10 hour days between the Memorial House and Garrison Road. I actually…

Old School Yard Tools

Classic reel mower and an antique weed wacker. And yeah, I use both barefoot…

Very. Scary.

The pizza-delivery girl who dropped off our dinner the other night saw BubbaCat mousin’ in my front garden and said, “Wow, that is a scary…

Sown

I took Friday off from my regular job because 1.) I have 11,000–or some other ridiculous number of vacation days– that it is unlikely I will…

Farm Girl

Unlike power tools, farm tools do not always do as they are told…

THAT Tractor is Sexy

And not just cause it’s filling my garden bed…

DIY Cedar Raised Garden Bed

First completed project of the year! Here’s how I did it… Materials: 48 lf. of rough sawn cedar 2×6’s (I got 3 2×6-16′ boards) 12…

Miscellaneous May

I have good intentions of showing you all the first of several DIY raised cedar beds I made this weekend, that will soon be holding…

Not a Bad Idea

Porch. Pajammas. Beer. Does not suck for a Wednesday evening.