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How to Host a Party in a Small Space

Do you want to host the party of your dreams, but find your space lacking?  Never fear!  This past weekend we hosted a party for 26 in a 1050 sqft house with our space and sanity intact.  Here’s how you can do it too.   I have general tips at

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The Porch and the Piano

Have you ever had a really big dream?  Something you’ve wanted for a long time, but weren’t exactly sure you could ever make a reality?  Today one of those dreams has finally come true for me.  Like everything in this house, it’s not without drama.

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The Homestretch

Phase two of our massive renovation is almost over.  Some days it felt like it would never end.  What was supposed to be two weeks out of our house somehow turned into over two months, and all three of us were so over it. As much as we love camping

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Why My Renovation Feels Like a Bad Episode on HGTV

HGTV is one of my favourite guilty pleasures. I love the beautiful renovations, but I often look at the homeowners and shake my head. How could they not have an emergency fund for their renovation? Why are they changing things last minute? Why don’t they ever trust that Scott or

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My Renovation is Actually Happening

When the hermit and I purchased this house, we were full of HGTV renovation dreams.  Could we transform our home from top to bottom within a year or less?  Absolutely.  The sky was the limit. Oh how cute we were. I painted and scraped, weeded and re-arranged, but the house would

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Light and Bright Farmhouse Style Entryway Refresh

Have you ever started a project, only to have it sit for months on end, staring you in the face and taunting you with its unfinished business?  Welcome to our entryway. I applied primer to it in October in a mad fit of trying to make our house look acceptable

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