Repurposing materials

In response to the great support I received from my earlier post on the micro living movement and my increasing interest in living small, I thought I would dive into a popular aspect of this movement: repurposing things. Resourceful is a characteristic I’ve prided myself in, and whether you call it scrappy, creative, or just cheap, it has certainly helped … Read More

And now I live in Boise

Everyone I’ve met has said, “you’ll love it here!” I’m only going on 5 days in my new home, and I can agree, I have a good feeling about this place. After driving all night Friday, sleeping for two hours in a gas station parking lot with my head resting on Meeko’s bed, the dogs and I rolled up the … Read More

I made a coffee table!

Okay I didn’t physically build it, but I did stain it! Below is a photo gallery of the beautiful pine coffee table we bought off Craigslist for $120 and it’s transition as I sanded it, stained it, and finally made it shiny. I followed step by step directions from the Home and Garden network’s website. It really wasn’t that bad. … Read More