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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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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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Playing Along with the ORC

Hey everybody! So I decided instead of doing the spring 2017 One Room Challenge™ for the next six weeks, I would just play along quietly, on the side, to the best of my abilities. Here are my reasons: It’s the end of … Continue reading

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How to Buy Discount Plants

Or, as I call them, the “poor, broken babies.” I visit plant nurseries religiously throughout the summer; I love picking new flowers for my (full to bursting) garden. That said, my budget doesn’t always allow for buying everything I want to … Continue reading

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Building the Duck House

I think our ducks are going through their awkward teenager times right now. They’re starting to lose their down and I even see a few pinfeathers coming in. (Sorry for the picture of duck poop, but you know, that’s part … Continue reading

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We Have Ducks!

Everybody welcome the Huffaker House’s newest residents: Peter was gone much of last week, and on about Thursday, he texted me saying he wanted chickens. I’ve always been on that train, but I have no idea how to take care … Continue reading

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