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Archive for October, 2011

Compost is a strange and mysterious thing. It’s alchemy, really – if you get the mix magically right, you end up with a loamy, rich addition to your garden soil. If not, you end up with dry stringy plant parts or dark wet mush that smells disgusting. At home, we resorted to tumblers, largely because […]

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This is the best DIY product EVER: It’s polyurethane combined with stain, so you can color and finish in one step. It comes in satin (matte) and glossy finishes (I recommend the satin). It comes in a range of colors, from light to walnut. It’s oil-based but it doesn’t smell too bad and it dries […]

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This week marks our two-year anniversary of buying the Schoolhouse. Even though we both can vividly recall our first day there, when we started ripping the ivy off the Library unit, we still can’t believe it. What is “it”? Pretty much anything and everything you can think of, for example: We can’t believe we found […]

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We saw some raised beds in Sunset made out of corrugated and thought they were very stylish. And, we thought corrugated might be a good choice for an idiot proof fire pit. Turns out, we were right!  

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