Planting a Tree

The rain finally let up for a few day so we sprang into action. My dad was in from California to help …

Mortises

The Key to Success

We’ve got our annual Cinco de Mayo party coming up this weekend. It was originally conceived of as a way to get us moving …

More Daffodils

Front Yard Before

Spring’s been slow in coming this year (we woke up this morning to light snow) but we’re still on track for redoing …

Books After

Library

I moved into our little bungalow with something just shy of 1,000 books. I had been spoiled by floor-to-ceiling bookshelves and rarely …

Office After

Office After Pt. 2

After much thought, we decided to go with Sherwin Williams Ruskin Room Green for our office. I was a little concerned it …

Desk

Office After Pt. 1

The horrible pink paint from our living room also covered the walls of our office. Since the room was small and mainly windows …

New Doorknob

Door Knobs

When we moved in, all the door knobs in our house were these terrible things with brass plates and glass knobs. Obviously …

Door Knob After

Front Doors

One great thing about the Thanksgiving holiday is that it turns into a much needed four-day weekend. We took full advantage of …

Address After

House Numbers

Since we literally ripped the old plastic house numbers off our porch in order to paint, I wasted no time ordering new …