Rainbow kitchen, courtesy of Photoshop and our 7-year old.

Rainbow Kitchen Cabinets (+ Better Options)

I made a New Years Resolution for DIY Network that I was going to attempt to …

July 28, 2014 in DIY Network Projects, Kitchen
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Spraying stain onto our t1-11 treehouse panels.

Our Great Treehouse (The Lowdown On The Spraydown)

We got a bit ahead of ourselves on the whole treehouse thing and stained the …

July 27, 2014 in Backyard, DIY, Supporting Sponsors
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Cutting a circle into T1-11 for the kid's treehouse modern window.

Our Great Treehouse (The Walls-Up-Update)

I’d grade us a solid-A on our success in the proclaimed “Summer of Making No Plans.” Travel …

July 23, 2014 in Backyard, DIY
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Me, at the video shoot for Made + Remade with DIY Network.

The Big Debut

Hey! Big happies. In May, I spent a week traveling with DIY Network to film a …

July 14, 2014 in Business-y, Casual Celebrations, DIY Network Projects
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Backyard movie nights at our little merrypad.

Cloudy, Outdoors

We talk a lot about entertaining at our house, or rather, about the potential in …

July 02, 2014 in Backyard
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Handprints in cement.

One More Thing, Handprints

Aged seven months and seven years, little handprints positioned perfectly at the base of the northeastern …

June 29, 2014 in Backyard
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Our Great Treehouse

It’s been a really long time since we were able to get down on the …

June 28, 2014 in Backyard, DIY
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Updating our IKEA SVEIO as a baby changing table.

Customizing IKEA: Our SVEIO Changing Table

Hey, update alert! I’ve seen lots of other new parents following this same “informal” trend of …

June 19, 2014 in Bedrooms, Being Thrifty, DIY
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The month of May flew through without thought to two “celebrations” I’ve grown fond of appreciating: Buying my …

June 08, 2014 in Casual Celebrations
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We found 5 new drains on our street, completely covered by road debris, leaves, and soil!

Pach-ing It In

Memorial Day weekend was a good one here; lots of yard maintenance bordered by picnics …

May 29, 2014 in Curb Appeal
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