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Today’s Unexpected Workout Brought To You By…

Excessive snowfall and a month of below-freezing temps lead me to introduce to you our newest …

February 19, 2015 in Backyard, Tools
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A vintage Amerock Chromium knob from our 1950's kitchen.

Genuine Amerock, Circa 1950

It’s not that our basement was filled with junk when we moved in; quite the …

February 13, 2015 in Kitchen
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Succulent Gardens Are Boring, And Other Things

Sometimes, often, a lot of the time I’ll do a project with the intention of …

January 29, 2015 in DIY
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Living room evolution, January 2015.

The Year Of Finishing What We Started

Hibernating is what I do in January. I nest, and lose momentum on things that I’ve …

January 27, 2015 in Living Room
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Marimekko catalog, personalized.

Art Attack #4

I’ve spent enough time working in advertising and observing branding to really appreciate when a company …

January 07, 2015 in Art Attack, Decor, DIY
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Big fallen branch in the yard at our rental house.

The State Of The Rental

I’ve been stalling on writing a post about the state of our old house, which is …

January 06, 2015 in Buying and Renting and Selling
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How to relocate a thermostat, stat.


If you’re like “single me,” you probably haven’t paid very much attention to your home’s heating zones – you …

January 05, 2015 in DIY
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Visiting the HGTV Dream House in Martha's Vineyard.

That Time I Visited The HGTV Dream Home

That time? You guys, whoa. Thanks to Delta Faucet for inviting me to come along …

December 29, 2014 in Supporting Sponsors
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Outdoor star light DIY project.

Starry Night

It’s been a couple of months since I highlighted the projects that I’ve created for DIY Network’s …

December 23, 2014 in DIY, DIY Network Projects, Holiday-Related Projects
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How to make a wooden frame for a DIY wall tapestry. Mine features modern Marimekko fabric.

Merry Mari And Other Stuff

The holiday season is completely different now that I have children – it’s a kid-craft explosion …

December 18, 2014 in DIY, Holiday-Related Projects
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