Why You Should Consider a Home Office

My family never had a home office. They weren’t really a thing when I was a kid, most families just had a desk somewhere, but that was about the extent of it. In most homes, there was usually a spot somewhere near the kitchen, preferably close to the phone, that...

Finding Your Farmland – An Overview

Whether you’re looking for a small acreage for homesteading, a working farm to support a career change, or a large parcel for a family retreat, finding the right piece of ground is nothing like spending the day at Sunday open houses in a new subdivision. Where...

Porch Ceiling – Ten Years to Instant Gratification

We had gone for 10 years without a porch ceiling, and though the families of barn swallows and pigeons thought that was great, our family wasn’t that impressed. As far as the porch ceiling went, I was all about the beaded-board sheet material from Lowe’s....

Window Trim – Ten Years to Instant Gratification

Window trim isn’t just about having pretty stuff around your windows. It provides some more utilitarian services, helping stabilize the sashes – they’re the moving parts of the window – and most importantly, helping to seal at the bottom of the...

How We Designed Our House

Most of the time, if you want to live on your rural property, you have a few choices – build, remodel, renovate, and other options are available, like a tent, camper or a mobile home. (Of course there’s a chance that you have found your perfect rural...

Pin It on Pinterest