Pantry Pain Turns Into Pantry Inspiration

During our home construction journey, we made a decision along the way not to go with expensive kitchen pantry cabinetry. Nor did we decide to go with standard kitchen pantry organization in the form of shelves. So, I needed some interesting kitchen pantry design ideas and pantry inspiration STAT! Let me explain our kitchen pantry […]

Countdown: 10 Weeks to Move In

One of the things I have observed on our how to build a house journey, as we have progressed during our home construction over the past several months, is that there is not a lot of visual progress during the various steps to building a house. As the saying goes, “There’s a lot of talk, […]

Countdown: 12 Weeks to Move In

Want to know what is it like to go through the house building process? To build a house from scratch? Interested in learning how to work with architects, builders, and designers? I’ve got some stories to share as I count down the day until we move {finally] into our new family home. The Backstory It […]

House Demolition: Recycle, Reuse and Reduce

It is an interesting time on my blog as I’m about to chronicle something that I haven’t chronicled before: tearing down a house and building another one. Here is the house that is going to be bulldozed in about 1 day (as of the date of this post.) Don’t worry, I’m sure I will have […]

Slick and Sick: New Sick Bricks

The new Sick Bricks are launching March 12, 2015 in the US and in February in Canada, and they are sick, man! (Okay, I can’t really pull that off) but that is the gist of Sick Bricks, and the best way to describe these Sick Bricks is that they are like Lego, Minecraft, and Skylanders […]