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A Beginner’s Quick-Start Guide to Square Foot Gardening

A Beginner’s Quick-Start Guide to Square Foot Gardening

I’ve spent the last few weeks in a fervent effort to research how to grow our own organic vegetables. To save you time, I’ve compiled what I’ve learned on the basics of getting started growing your own organic vegetable garden, and info and links for […]

Our First House: The Interior Before Tour

Our First House: The Interior Before Tour

Spring 2013 In Spring of 2013 we moved into our first house. If you’re new here (and you are, this is a new blog), catch up on our home buying story here and our exterior tour here. Any additional posts on this house can be […]

How I Hide Our Elliptical Machine: Real-Life Elegant Room Divider Examples & A Roundup

How I Hide Our Elliptical Machine: Real-Life Elegant Room Divider Examples & A Roundup

I’ve got something to hide. I have struggled in every house we’ve lived in to hide our elliptical machine. It’s similar to the TV styling quandary: what do you do with a big black mass on the side of the room that ensnares your eye? […]

Our First House: An Introduction

Our First House: An Introduction

February 2013 As I covered in our house hunt up to this point, our budget in the competitive Seattle real estate market wouldn’t buy much unattached house. After hesitantly increasing our budget to find something more habitable than the veritable health hazard foreclosures we initially […]

Our Homes Intro: House Hunting for Our First House on the Eastside

Our Homes Intro: House Hunting for Our First House on the Eastside

Three houses, purchased in 5 years, on two different coasts. A retrospective narrative that covers our house hunting experiences and shows how the spaces in each of our homes have evolved over time and been made uniquely ours. I’ll be walking through how I approached […]