Monthly Archives: July 2015

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Laying Out the Garage

If I’m being honest, we haven’t gotten as far as we would’ve liked on the garage – for good reason! – but it’s coming along. A couple weeks ago, we laid out the configuration, but it’s far from complete. Looking at the photo above, we still need to trim the length of countertop, add a kick plate, finishKEEP READING >

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Updates Around the Studio

During the last handful of months, we’ve spent time piecing together some of the ever-evolving rooms in the house – the rooms that are done, but not really done. They need something here or there, but it’s not a rush, and so, we move slow. Very slow.  Our funny little nook has acted as our One TailKEEP READING >

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A Kitchen Update, but First, a Story.

This post is in collaboration with Pella Windows & Doors. We haven’t talked about the kitchen since April, but for good reason. Simply put, nothing has been happening. It’s in a standstill. Well, I should say, it was in a standstill, as this story has a happy ending with a resolution(!). For a couple months at the start of thisKEEP READING >

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The Happy Place: A One Tail Adoption Center Update!

You’re reading this on Tuesday, but I’m writing this on Monday. It’s almost time for dinner – says Jack, anyway! – and every muscle in my body still aches (Scott’s too; we’ve been commiserating and smiling all at once), my painting trigger finger actually hurts (can you sprain your forearm from sprayKEEP READING >

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It Only Took Us a Year: Painting the Exterior Stairs

Early last summer, we rebuilt our exterior front staircase. This was after we poured new concrete and painted the front porch, but before we built our garden, gave the front door a color, stained the deck and built our porch swing. I list all these things for a couple reasons – for one, we often wonder who all these people are that say theyKEEP READING >

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A DIY Pet Bed for Woof

Our block held a huge multi-family yard sale a few weekends ago, and besides purging our little hearts out and having an all around blast with our neighbors (day drinking, pizza and sunshine? Yes, please!), we had the chance to meet familiar faces from around the ‘hood. Think: Oh, you’re the mom of the brindle Pittie! Or, Ah,KEEP READING >