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Month: January 2015

A Place for Everything ?>

A Place for Everything

My Pinterest account, which I’ve had for about three years, has 29 boards and almost 1,300 pins and I can still count the projects I’ve actually completed on one hand. I do use most of the recipes I’ve pinned but my boards for home improvement and organization have sat relatively untouched. If you have a Pinterest account you can probably relate to this. Sure, you have great intentions of actually completing projects, but then you get lazy busy and realize…

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Budgeting for sustainability ?>

Budgeting for sustainability

There is often the perception that being sustainable is expensive. While that can be true, it doesn’t have to be. In fact, the goal of my blog is to show how we live sustainably without spending a lot of money. And while I think I’ve done a pretty good job of that, I thought it might be helpful to show how we actually make it work. If you have spent enough time with me and Josh, you’ll know that we…

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DIY Attic Insulation Installation ?>

DIY Attic Insulation Installation

An introduction to DIY attic insulation installation. Can you say that fast, three times in a row without stumbling? Yeah, me neither. But, what I can do is tell you what DIY attic insulation installation involves, and how to do it, because after attending a three-hour “Guide to Insulating Your Attic” workshop with Community Energy Project, I am now well-versed in air sealing and insulation speak, and could even tell you what a baffle, dropped soffit and a mushroom vent…

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