Category Archives: Every Single Post

Here you will find every post I’ve written in order from first to last. See just how crappy my house used to be…

I Got a Major Award!

I’m so excited! A major award!!! I’m going to display it proudly in my bay window for all the world to see. What did I do to get this major award?

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May the Floors Be With You

Wow. That title is awful and doesn’t even make any sense. (Sorry, George Lucas.) This post is about my subfloor. Sounds boring right? But I hope you’ll stick with me and read it to the end because I deserve serious props … Continue reading

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The Nest Best Thing

I am a lazy girl. You might not realize this because of the things I post here, but trust me. I could (I should!) be way more productive. I am a sloth. I am also always cold. I am a cold … Continue reading

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Brick Love, Part I

I see posts on design blogs all the time, written by people complaining about their brick wall “eyesores”. They’re seeking advice on how to remove/cover/disguise their brick. Personally, I think they’re nuts and should just replace those brick walls with padded … Continue reading

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I’m Just Like Oprah

I am exactly like Oprah, except I’ve never had a talk show. And I’m not a billionaire. And I’m white. Otherwise, we’re… not really alike at all actually. I was just trying to make a witty comparison because this is … Continue reading

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The Best Job EVER.

My house has three bedrooms. I turned one of them into a ridonkulous dressing room. I was planning on using the extra one for a guest room, but who am I kidding? No one wants to stay overnight at my crappy … Continue reading

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Take My Trees. Please.

Did you know you can get landscaping done for free? Yup. There’s free labor out there. People can’t wait to come over and dig up your yard. As long as there’s something worth digging up. And as long as you … Continue reading

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It’s Minus Forty Six Degrees in NY.

Happy New Year! It’s freaking cccold! I think we’re setting records here on Long Island. Global Warming my ass! I’d like to punch Al Gore in the face right now… So, let’s talk about something related to heat. Radiator covers! Woo hoo! … Continue reading

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What a Crock!

My crappy house has no kitchen. OK, yeah. It had a kitchen when I bought it. This charming arrangement of smelly appliances and crusty cabinets: Alive with bacteria, I killed it with my crowbar and buried it in a dumpster. Now, … Continue reading

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My Desk Rescue

Check out what I picked up for (mostly) FREE at ReStore! Isn’t it beautiful? Nope. Definitely not beautiful, but it’s going to be. Doesn’t everyone love a good makeover story? Sure you do!

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Brick Love, Part II

All in all, it’s just another brick in the wall. And another. And another. And… Yeah. Lots more of that. I wrote Brick Love, Part I so long ago that you probably don’t even care about Brick Love, Part II, but could … Continue reading

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Because I Care*

My bathroom was the first room that was completed in my crappy house. I lurve my bathroom. It’s so pretty! I really try my best to keep it that way. One thing that helps is the kind of toothpaste I … Continue reading

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