Ep 29: Your Town is Boring, No Need to Renovate

Ep 29: Your Town is Lame, No Need to Renovate

Listen to the latest episodes on: iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher. Title: Ep 29: Your Town is Boring, No Need to Renovate Hot Topic: Is it Worth Renovating When You Live In a Small Town? Show Notes: The gang discusses and mocks Preston’s process for choosing paint in his studio and then Julia drops the #1 tip for choosing a color. Our reader questions lead to talks on how minimalism and curtains can be at odds in your home. We play a game where we find out the ages of people who shop the most at the top furniture stores in the world and wrap up with a discussion on the reasons people renovate, and who we do it for. Before and Afters of Preston’s Studio (discussed in the podcast) found below. Please leave a rating and review for the podcast! Theme song Headphones by Preston Pugmire How to Listen (iPhone): 1. Tap the podcast app on your phone. The icon…

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Casual Friday

Can you spot the ghost in that photo?? (Haha) This week has been so filled, it’s hard to know where to start. There have been some low points, like when we learned Greta was effectively deaf…again. We’ve been through this with her poor little ears when she was two, and unfortunately, although it’s something a lot of kids grow out of, we’re back here again at age six. She’s going to get tubes in (again!) and tonsils and adenoids out in a couple weeks and we’re hopeful that will clear up the issue for good. Chris had the chance to go in the sound booth to hear what she is hearing, and was heartbroken when he couldn’t hear a thing. Although, in a way, it also made a lot of light bulbs go off. Of course, there have been some high moments, too. We have been working on 4 pretty big things behind…

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Which is Better: Tuft & Needle or Leesa (Since we have both!)

We’ve had a king-sized Tuft & Needle mattress in our master bedroom for almost a year now and last fall, we put two XL twin Leesa mattresses in the girls’ bunk room. A few people asked why we didn’t get the same mattress, and the truth is–we were curious to see if we would have liked the Leesa more! Now that it’s been a few months with both, we thought we’d share our own opinions of how they differ and even which one we’d prefer if we could do it all over again. But first, they have a lot of similarities. •BOTH you can order online. •BOTH have thousands of 5 star reviews •BOTH have 100 night risk free return policy •BOTH are a 10″ high-quality foam mattress •BOTH come in a box and expand to full size in about an hour after unboxing With all those similarities, they are absolutely not the…

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Storage Room Progress and Plans

We made a big dent in the storage room progress over the last few weeks, so I thought I’d take some time to officially introduce you to her and the plans we have. But first, here’s a before photo from when we moved in. The room is 18.5 ft long x 7.5 ft wide–a pretty generously sized storage room. If you’re like us, maybe you’re blinded by how finished everything looks, to really pay attention to how it might function. When we first looked at the house, we were so impressed by the painted concrete floors and how the shelves were painted instead of left wood. And even though the room sported “boob” lights, they were nicer boob lights…which actually doesn’t look better, but you could tell effort was put in to this room. After we moved in, and were getting settled, a lot of boxes, holiday storage and luggage ended up here in our storage room,…

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