Category: Around the House

When it comes to room makeovers, some blogs would have you believe that rooms go from craphole monstrosity to stunning, catalog-cover ready in like 24 hours. This is not one of those blogs. This is real life. Where people have jobs and kids and laundry and dirty dishes. Painting is done in 8-ft. by 8-ft. sections at 11:30 p.m. on week nights. No one bothers…

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There goes the neighborhood. That’s right, we bought a house! As first-time home buyers, there’s one thing no one ever tells you: Buying a house sucks. We are so excited to FINALLY be done with it. Three+ months is waay too long to sleep on an air mattress. In an apartment next to a crying baby, below a stomper, above a harp player. On a…

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House hunting. We are in the thick of it, and it sucks. We have seen houses with doors to nowhere, (Seriously. Second story doors that lead only to broken legs.) and houses with pent-up turkeys out back, houses with closets with exterior windows (in case your shirts like a view?), with master bedrooms without bathrooms, with closets on the outside of walls, with walls that…

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