Monthly Archives: March 2016

Lessons Learned in a Tiny Garden

There’s a space outside our house where I just love to sit and watch. It’s my little back garden. I write about it all the time (I know), but it’s really important. This little garden space has been a work … Continue reading

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Doing DIY Projects with a Toddler in the House

  What is the #1 obstacle when it comes to getting work done in our house? This beautiful boy: The Boy was born in  2013, and out of necessity, we took a pretty long break from DIY. Pete did the mowing, … Continue reading

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House Goals: SPRING 2016

I generally don’t make New Year’s resolutions. I just never stick with them, and I don’t find the new year particularly inspiring. I’m much better at setting some goals come March, when the weather starts turning nicer. I find THAT … Continue reading

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The One Where I Start Learning to Sew

Anybody remember my first post? For two years, I had another blog where I chronicled my young son’s life and anything we were doing to our home, a 1900 East Tennessee vernacular cottage thing (Pete reminds me it wasn’t designed and … Continue reading

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Life Returns to East Tennessee

It’s been a few weeks! To be honest, I’m not sure if the break had more to do with exhaustion from finally finishing the master bedroom or with a general end-of-winter malaise that I feel every year about this time. … Continue reading

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