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Second house anniversary! ?>

Second house anniversary!

One of my favorite things to do is look at “before and after” photos of projects and home renovations on Apartment Therapy. I am continually impressed by the skills others have when improving an object or space, which is probably why I love to write about our house so much — we’re constantly moving between the “before” and “after” stages ourselves. As you can tell from the title of this post, Josh and I just passed the two-year mark in…

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It’s going down, I’m yelling efficient…

Yes, I know Ke$ha wasn’t referring to energy bills when she wrote that song, but for the past few months I have been actually cheering whenever our new electricity bill comes through because it keeps going down, down, down. From the moment we turned on our ductless heat pump last fall, we knew it was a smart decision to replace our old, inefficient wall heaters. I had forgotten what it felt like to be warm in our house during cold…

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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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