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Guys, it’s been quiet here on the blog, in direct proportion to how loud it’s been over here in real life.  Isn’t that how it always is?  When you have time to write, not much is going on, and when there’s something to write about, you’re too busy living it. Anyway, we put an offer […]

Where’s the Kitchen? SHOW US THE KITCHEN!


I know.  The kitchen.  You want to see it, I want to show it.  And man, it’s awesome. But I’ve got a back staircase to paint, and then a whole basement to prep for the realtor’s photographer on Saturday.  Look at what I’m dealing with: Amirite?  And that’s just the stairs.  It’s not even the […]

2015: Saint of, Word of


This word of the year stuff is…I don’t know.  Like, I feel like it’s something that really only settles into focus at the end of the year, when I look back over things and go, “OOooooohhhh!  So that’s how the word played out!”  Like in 2013, when the word I felt led to was “Respite“, […]

Before/After: More Bedrooms


We’re limping along to our projected market date at the end of the month, and painting is drawing to a close around here.  Well, except for the basement, which I cannot even.  Seriously, there are not enough evens in the world for me to be able to deal with that basement. But I must, and […]

It’s All Fun and Games Until the Drones Come


My brother got Ken and I gift cards to Amazon for Christmas.  In a move that should surprise absolutely no one who knows us, I spent mine on a bunch of hippy-dippy essential oils (ylang ylang is expensive, y’all!  Only way I ever get it is if it’s a gift), and Ken spent his on […]

12 in 2014


Ah, Year in Review posts.  How I love them.  Whether they’re about books or events or simply just pictures, there is nothing that makes me feel more accomplished than seeing my last 365 days, carefully curated for public consumption.  And how I love looking at yours!  My kindle’s full, my meals are planned, and I’m […]