New Kitchen, New Mortgage

It’ll be our 10th year in our home and with surging home prices, Paul and I often talk about how lucky we are to have bought when we did. Ten years ago we only had one income (me working at the business journal) while Paul freelanced. Our rent just went up on the condo we... Continue Reading →

IKEA Not: IKEA Now Sells Candy

Late last year and early into this year, I was in a frenzy to get our bedroom into tip top shape. That includes upgrading our full-sized bed – yes, full! – into a queen, buying a bed frame and installing floating shelves to save space in our tight quarters. This involved multiple trips to and... Continue Reading →

Home Renovation Food and Wiener Burgers

Unexpected weekend activities can lead to the most unusual places to eat, like our weekly pilgrimage to Home Depot and in one special trip, Dog House Diner. My first exposure to Dog House Diner was earlier this year with Erin Jackson, hamburger reviewer extraordinaire for Serious Eats. Erin and I had made previous visits to... Continue Reading →

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