Our EMTEK lock and knob, contemporary design for our midcentury home.

Awesome EMTEK

If you tuned in last week, you’d have seen that the front door has been …

August 31, 2015 in Entryway, Home Safety
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Painting a front door a mossy green to coordinate with flagstone facade.

Two Super Entryway Updates

Falling into the realm of “things I’m super happy I got around to this summer,” …

August 25, 2015 in DIY, DIY Network Projects, Entryway
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Testing depth of field and auto-focus with the Canon T6I / 750D

Look Ma, New Camera

We definitely got our money’s worth out of our last DSLR, a Canon Rebel XS purchased …

August 21, 2015 in Business-y
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A DIY frog cake made from Rice Krispie Treats and homemade fondant.

That Time We Made A Frog Cake

How many of you still make homemade birthday cakes? Whenever it comes up in conversation, …

August 20, 2015 in Casual Celebrations, DIY
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Cody's 7th Birthday

Dogface is 7

“Why is his dessert sitting so close to the human dessert?” “Don’t worry about it. …

August 19, 2015 in Casual Celebrations, Dog-Related
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Making an entryway to our barn using cement pavers.

You Got 40 Free Pavers? You Got A Mini-Patio.

I found ~40 rectangular concrete pavers curbed by someone in our neighborhood recently; is it a law …

August 18, 2015 in Barn, DIY
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Our new Husqvarna riding mower, summer 2014.

Hello, Husqvarna. We’ve broken you in.

For the last few years, we’ve been focused on forms of efficiency, namely energy efficiency (LED bulbs, tankless …

August 11, 2015 in Backyard
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How to make a floating shelf for the entryway.

One Board Challenge: Make This DIY Floating Corner Shelf

I was invited to participate in this challenge that required me to make anything using a …

July 17, 2015 in Decor, DIY
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Upgrading our small bedside table to a larger scaled mid-century table that's a better sized for our king size bed.

A $40 Midcentury Bedside Table Throwdown

Great furniture finds at ordinary garage sales make me want to fist bump everyone in my …

July 08, 2015 in Bedrooms, Being Thrifty
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Slate tiles used for a hopscotch board.

Summer Living, and Outdoor Playspace Upgrades

We’ve been living outdoors since the temps climbed to a tolerable place, and it’s been …

July 06, 2015 in Backyard, DIY
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