Author Archives: My Crappy House

Countermeasures

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You may be surprised to find out this post utilizes both definitions. (dun dun DUN…)

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My Favorite Things 2016

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It’s almost 2017! This year flew by sooo fast. I know I kind of sucked with the infrequency of my posts in 2016, but… well, that’s it. I sucked. Sorry. I’ll try to do better next year. (But I probably won’t. … Continue reading

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My Bitchin’ Kitchen: Part II

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I promise this is the last time I’m ever going to post this picture of my (not really a kitchen, but doing its best impersonation of a) kitchen. Have I ever mentioned I lived FIVE YEARS with this set up? I feel … Continue reading

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My Bitchin’ Kitchen: Part I

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I have been planning my kitchen for a looooooong time. It’s been more than five years with this crappy set up where a kitchen should be:

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The Fantastic Floor

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When choosing something big for my home, I will inevitably go on a journey. One that takes me down a secluded winding road, through a scary forest, under a barbed wire fence, over a stream of lava, past a dragon, to a … Continue reading

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Killer Stairs: Part 1

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The journey to the basement begins with a single step. And then nine more of them. And, if you’re lucky, you make it there alive…

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Where Am I?

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I’ve made it super easy for you to keep up with my blog this year. It’s now June and I’ve only written two posts. Two. (Well, three, if you count this one…) See, I know you’re busy, so I didn’t … Continue reading

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Slate Sucks.

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The surest way to guarantee that I will tackle a project myself is to tell me I should not be tackling that project myself. Tell me it’s super difficult. Tell me it’s not for the DIYer. Tell me only very experienced people … Continue reading

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My Best Friend’s Closet

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My BFF and I have been friends since we were 13 years old. I’m not even going to tell you how many years that is (because I like to pretend I’m still a kid and that would destroy the illusion), but … Continue reading

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My Favorite Things 2015

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It’s finally here! My 3rd annual Favorite Things post! It’s the post that you don’t look forward to all year where I share the things I liked best in 2015… Yes, of course I know you’d prefer a post about my … Continue reading

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Off The Chain

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You may remember My Chain. You probably have your own chain. You know – those projects you have to do before you can do the one you really want to do. They all build on each other. If you don’t remember My Chain, (And … Continue reading

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Paying it Forward

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I never watch the news. I know. I’m a bad American. Whatever. But the news always sucks! It’s full of terrible people doing terrible things. I’d much rather focus on the good people in the world doing good things.  The people that think nothing … Continue reading

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