How To Build A Chicken Coop

How To Build A Chicken Coop

How To Build A Chicken Coop One of the things I really wanted to get when we moved to the country was chickens. I really wanted to have our own farm-fresh eggs and I was interested in raising chickens for meat as well. When we decided to get some laying hens, we went and looked […]

Bathroom Makeover: Before and After

Bathroom Makeover: Before and After

Bathroom Makeover: Before and After: My husband and I have spent the past several years remodeling our little house in the country that was damaged from cigarette smoke (I know, yuck). The main floor of the house had to be completely renovated, but it had a nice layout and it was well built so we […]

French Country Farmhouse Kitchen Makeover On A Budget

French Country Farmhouse Kitchen Makeover On A Budget

Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Makeover On A Budget So, here’s a quick intro. Almost three years ago, my husband and I bought a home with heavy cigarette smoke damage. When I say heavy, I mean it. The walls were brown. The grout was stained in all the tile-work. We hoped that we could salvage the drywall […]

How To Eliminate Smoke Odors From A Home-Advice From A Homeowner

How To Eliminate Smoke Odors From A Home-Advice From A Homeowner

So there are a lot of different tutorials out there for eliminating cigarette smoke odors from a home. I know. I read them all. The thing is, a lot of them are giving short-term, quick-fix advice. If you read an article and it suggests using latex primer, run far away. If it says just to […]

That Time We Bought A Stinky House

That Time We Bought A Stinky House

-Tales From The Stinky House On The Prairie- Look at her? Isn’t she cute with her brick siding and little wrap around porch perfect for sipping coffee on? I sure thought so. In fact, I couldn’t figure out why this wasn’t the very first house that our real estate agent had taken us to, after […]

Beginnings of a Beginning

Beginnings of a Beginning

-Tales From The Stinky House On The Prairie- If my husband was hoping for a normal life with me, he should have known better. We met in a karate class, for crying out loud, he should have known I would be a tad adventurous. Not that he doesn’t like to do adventurous things. We both […]