Author Archives: audreyshoemaker

ORC Week 2: Painting and the Plan

Hello, followers of the One Room Challenge! If you missed last week’s post, just a quick rewind: I joined a semi-annual event where professional and amateur designers redesign a room in just six weeks! If you’re interested in the challenge, … Continue reading

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ORC Week 1: Master Bedroom

Hello, all! I’ve finally gotten up the gumption to join the The One Room Challenge™. Hosted by Calling It Home, the One Room Challenge™ is a 6-week event held twice a year in which designers and bloggers transform one room in their … Continue reading

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Septober #30projectsin30days Challenge Update

Hey guys! So, in the last blog post, I announced my plans to join the #30projectsin30days challenge, hosted by a blogger I follow, Stacy of Blake Hill House. Well, I failed, but it wasn’t for lack of trying! Hurricane Irma … Continue reading

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#30Projectsin30Days and Much, Much More

Hi, guys! My last post was…approximately 4 months ago, which is about the time I was cast in TWO community theatre productions and embarked on a crazy summer of rehearsing, performing, and trying to keep the house clean(ish) and everybody … Continue reading

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New Stone Patio!

I think one of the most surprising things, at least to me, about owning a home, is the constant reevaluation of how you’re using a space. I know not everyone does this; some people are happy to get their home … Continue reading

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The Best Changes We’ve Made (So Far)

I write this blog partly to chronicle the challenges we face and the changes we make in our historic home, but I also write it to give myself the proverbial pat on the back when I’m feeling stuck in a … Continue reading

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Easy, Free Newspaper Pots for Transplants

Hello, everybody! Dropping by to show you how I handle transplanting my vegetables, mostly tomatoes, when the seedlings are outgrowing the tray but the great outdoors isn’t ready for them yet! Every year, I jump the gun on starting my … Continue reading

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