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By Kelsey on December 18, 2013 7

One of the things that was mentioned a few times on the 2013 reader survey is that many of you would like to see more DIY/home improvement posts (like our pallet wall). We are definitely at a place where we want to invest more in our house and really make it feel like a home. Unfortunately, I’m second-guessing a lot of the interior design decisions we made when we moved in just six years ago. Bah!

Obviously, one of the biggest projects we’re working on right now is finishing our basement. Eric and his dad worked on it for two days straight a few weekends ago, and now Eric has been working on it during the evenings after Rooney goes to bed (luckily she can sleep through very loud noises). His dad will be back down next weekend for another marathon of building walls and running electrical wires.

So far we’ve got the office area studded (framed?) and wired for electric, and half the other exterior walls studded. I’d say it’s about 5% complete :D

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By Eric on February 26, 2013 5

We don’t technically have an office in our house. We have an old desk inherited from my childhood in our spare bedroom that holds our iMac that we never use. Truth be told, most of our blog posts are written from the comfort of our couch.

While I would love to have a decked out office optimized for blogging awesomeness, it’s just not in the budget right now. But, sometimes you come across something that you just can’t pass up.

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A couple weekends ago we decided to take a van full of miscellaneous items to Goodwill, and while we were there we thought we would look around. We are looking for some cool glass jars to make a terrarium. We had no luck with the glass, but I did spot this beauty in the furniture section.

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