Remember David's awesome DIY kitchen upgrade (if you missed it: here's the before post, the step-by-step process post, and the big reveal)? Well, today he's back with a couple of great recipes he developed and tested out on his new professional-grade gear. Read on for two tasty Father's Day dinner ideas ... Continue Reading
- David's DIY Kitchen Upgrade: Two Delicious Dishes You Can Make for Fathe...
- A Dingy Entryway Gets A Fresh Look
- Getting the Curbly House Ready for Winter
- Free Download: Kitchen Cleaning Cheat Sheet
- Free Download: Keep Your Home Clutter-Free With Our Handy Cheat Sheet
- Clean Your Home as Efficiently As A Maid With Our Free Cheat Sheet Download
- The Curbly House: Our Dining Room Revealed!
- Living With Our Occupancy Sensor Switch (and a Giveaway!)
- How to: Make Decal Art Bathroom Organizers
- How to Install an Occupancy Sensing Light Switch (Video + Giveaway!)
If you checked out the Curbly House tour we posted last month, you might have though our house projects were all completed (we did use the words "It's Finished!" in the title, after all). Alas; we must confess to some wishful thinking/titling. There's still lots to do, and our side entryway was the worst offender:
The space is a little odd; it's a landingContinue Reading
Was it really just weeks ago we were basking in the front yard, watching the kids scuttling beneath the sprinkler? Oh, faded ghosts of summer! But seriously, for most of us, those days are long gone, and now it's time to hunker down in a warm house with fuzzy socks, steaming soups, and a borderline-dangerous supply of piping hot coffee.
At our house we have a seasonal routine we follow to get ourselves prepped for the longContinue Reading
Someone (my father-in-law?) once told me there's a difference between dirty and disorganized. And while that seems sensible (a messy bathroom is annoying, but a filthy bathroom is just gross), I can't help thinking one thing usually leads to another.
So, to help you keep your junk organized, and therefore make it easier to actually clean the spaces that junk might otherwise obscure, we're offering you a free downloadable cheat sheet to help keep your home ordered and clutter-free. Read on to get the free PDF!Continue Reading
Sigh ... cleaning. Sigh. My wife complains that when she asks me to help with cleaning she usually just finds me walking around from room to room with a dustpan in hand, trying to figure out where to start. Though I'll admit this is at least fractionally proscrastinative, it's also due to the overwhelming nature of the job. Where should I start!? What should I do!?
If you have that problem too (and even if you don't), we have a great cheat sheet to offer today. It's a free, downloadable PDF that will get you cleaning as quickly and thoroughly as a maid. You'll be like the Michael Jordan of cleaning, while I'll still be wandering around like Eeyore. Read on to find out how to get the free PDF!Continue Reading
A few weeks ago we were lucky enough to have Emily Henderson and Orlando Soria come out to Minneapolis to help makeover four rooms in our house. It was, as my daughter might say, the most amazingest thing and even better than bread with honey! Which is the kind of thing she says.
A few weeks ago, I installed an occupancy-sensing switch in our bathroom. It was trivially easy and super helpful. And they're reasonably priced (only about $20), so I'd really recommend people try one out. Today I wanted to check in and let you know what I think about having one in the house, and why I think they're great. But don't forget to scroll down to the bottom of the post to learn how you can enter to win five Lutron Maestro Occupancy Sensing switches of your own!Continue Reading
There must be something about decorative glassware that makes it impossible to throw out. Perhaps it's the fear of breaking it in the recycling bin, or just an inability to admit it's not worth anything, but the shelves of thrift stores and flea markets are lined with the stuff. Where does it all end up?
Well, if we add a little customization, how about your bathroom? This set of glass organizers uses old budContinue Reading
Installing an occupancy-sensor switch is a quick, easy job that can make a big difference. This week, I got a chance to try out one of Lutron's Maestro Occupancy Sensing switches in our bathroom. Read on to see how I installed it, and to find out how to enter to win five Maestro switches for your home (a $100 value!).Continue Reading