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Shit I Should Have Done Sooner: Bedroom Update

You know that moment where you get all of your painting gear out, pop the top on a brand new can of paint, and just…

November 30, 2014 | 28 Comments | Read the Full Article

Stories of my Life

So, remember when I was all blase about giving a comprehensive guide to all the things you know about renovating a room? I’m 1500 words…

November 20, 2014 | 15 Comments | Read the Full Article

Thwarted By My Own Mess

OH HAI. That’s the mudroom of my house. It had been steadily collecting more and more tools and general debris, the further I get in…

November 18, 2014 | 10 Comments | Read the Full Article

Settling In For Winter

It’s about that time, you guys. I woke up one morning last week and the farm looked like this… That’s definitely snow. A light smattering…

November 16, 2014 | 14 Comments | Read the Full Article

All The Little Things: One Small Room Remodel

The recent bathroom remodel has set me thinking about all kinds of different things. Like how much drywall dust one human can reasonably inhale before…

November 10, 2014 | 43 Comments | Read the Full Article

Trenches & Drywall

First off, I have to say thanks to everyone who read and commented on my post earlier this week, which was a little bit of…

November 7, 2014 | 18 Comments | Read the Full Article

On Living Your Dream

In the last couple of years there has been a marked shift in how I look at my own goals and–if we’re going to get…

November 2, 2014 | 97 Comments | Read the Full Article

It’s Not Over Yet

It’s tempting to spend all of my free time these days holed up in a half-demolished bathroom, trying to piece it back together. Usually when…

October 29, 2014 | 6 Comments | Read the Full Article

Neverending Demo

I feel like I’ve been covered in drywall dust for the last… eternity. It’s been two weekends, right? Well, you have your nose and esophagus…

October 27, 2014 | 8 Comments | Read the Full Article

Chickens & Colors

Fall is by far my favorite season, but it also means a lot of my favorite things are ending for the year–no more fresh veggies…

October 21, 2014 | 6 Comments | Read the Full Article

In Progress Problems: Bathroom Edition

How many times have you guys heard me say this? When it comes to DIY things always, always get worse before they get better. The…

October 19, 2014 | 7 Comments | Read the Full Article

Tending The Land

While the bathroom floor demo was big news, if we put it in terms of square footage, it was only a tiny, tiny part of…

October 16, 2014 | 12 Comments | Read the Full Article

Bathroom Tile Demo & Other Fun Things

Work on the upstairs bathroom has begun! This deserves an exclamation point because Baths! Soon! Anyway. It’s also nice to be making a mess inside…

October 12, 2014 | 25 Comments | Read the Full Article

Exciting News on the Soaking Front

A few weeks ago when I was thinking about upcoming projects on the house, I had an idea. (If you know me at all, you…

October 9, 2014 | 20 Comments | Read the Full Article

DIY Arch-Nemisis: Barn Window Edition

There’s nothing like a short “vacation” from my day-job to remind me just how many bruises, scrapes, scratches, splinters, and puncture wounds that a person…

October 7, 2014 | 16 Comments | Read the Full Article