Ep 25: Storage Units, Asymmetry, and What We Screwed Up

November 21, 2016  —  Written by Chris 

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Title: Ep 25: Storage Units, Asymmetry, and What We Screwed Up
Game: Awkward Thanksgiving
Show Notes: The gang discusses Julia’s love/hate relationship with storage units and the Marcum’s new upstairs bathroom. For our reader email, Julia breaks down the best way to handle and design around asymmetrical features already existing in a home.

We accidentally have an impromptu sound effect battle before introducing a new segment, “What We Screwed Up This Week”.  And lastly, instead of a Hot Topic, we break down questions to NOT ask at thanksgiving dinner this week.

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What do you think?

  1. Marcia says:

    I’m listening to your backlog, and I’m dying. So hilarious. Also, my husband proposed to me at my mom’s Thanksgiving dinner. So, this was REALLY funny to me.

  2. Megan says:

    Sitting at my desk at work with tears running down my face… the sound effects were the best!! First when Preston did the horses… and when Chris called it an octopus running on land… NAILED IT! Thank you for making my (every-other) Monday!

  3. Mara Smith says:

    Have you guys considered buying a storage shed for your property? We just bought a 10×16 that has a loft in it so that we can store our riding mower, outdoor furniture when not in use, etc.

    • Julia says:

      We HAD a big shed, but we felt it took up too much space on our property a couple years ago and downgraded to a smaller one. (the irony!)

  4. Wendi says:

    We literally just got rid of our storage unit this weekend! We’ve been remodeling our house for the last 4 years so we needed somewhere to store everything. Now it’s so nice not having to pay that bill every month and actually being able to use our things that I forgot we even had! BTW I get so much inspiration from everything you guys do, my husband on the other hand gets really tired of me saying “LOOK WHAT CHRIS LOVES JULIA DID IN THEIR HOUSE!!”

  5. Ellen says:

    Could you add a “Show Notes” tab on your website so everything from your podcast is in one place? It’d be super helpful! Love the podcast! Chris and Preston are especially funny and love Julia’s advice!

  6. Emilyjane says:

    Can’t wait to listen. Your cover photo has been my inspiration pic for my asymetrical fireplace…..still struggling with it

  7. jessica says:

    one question, you mention doing interviews with someone else’s podcast. whose podcast is that? i’d like to check them out.

  8. jessica says:

    love your podcast! i’ve been listening at work and it makes my day go by so much faster. I also like the dynamic created by having Prestin in there. You sound like great people, excited to hear what you get into next!

  9. SayonadaT says:

    OMG — i was laughing hysterically in the elevator listening to your sound effect battle and got QUITE the stares from my fellow passengers. Thanks for making me laugh — and also the information on DIY, of course.

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