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The very first time Chris and I took a tour of this house, I was alarmed at the open sawtooth stringer on the staircase. There were too many jagged lines, and my eyes couldn’t handle it wrapping around the whole entry when you come in the house! This began the start of the staircase renovation, […]

At the beginning of each year, Chris and I set out to make a list of all the projects we hope to do in the year. And at the end of each year, we revisit the list and grade how well we’ve done! It’s always fun to see which goals we totally conquered and which […]


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