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Yearly Report Card: 2014

We have made it a tradition around here to make a post in the first week of the year about what projects we’d like to get done over the course of the year. They are our very favorite to look

The Perfect, Traditional Pot Roast

I think every home cook goes through a period of complexity. I partly blame Pinterest, but I’m sure there’s something deeper, too – superiority complex or need for change or something like that. I’ve gone through my own period of

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A DIY Baby Gate

When we moved into our first home, Greta was about 14 months old and we used one of those cheap baby gates for a brief period of time–maybe a month?–before she got the hang of the stairs. I was so

Even when we painted the great room the first time around, we never painted the stairwell for some reason. Well, actually, the reason is probably that it required major ladder acrobatics and I’m not too keen on heights. I guess

File this under: Something you could do right now that would instantly update your shelves. I was reloading the shelves in the reading room after Halloween–truthfully, Thanksgiving day–and it was all looking so busy. I didn’t have the energy or