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We Put Baby in a Corner

This baby, that is:Ok, hold the phone while I back up a bit… This particular corner of the house is what we lovingly call the “foyer”, even though it’s a tiny triangular sliver of linoleum as you come through the front door. 457 more words

Family Room

Street Beat: Guide To Donating Used Items To Detroit Charities

On this week’s Street Beat, host Jill Washburn talks about seasonal cleaning/organizing and where to donate all the usable items that families might discard.  First, Jill talks with Bill Brazier from The Society of St. 229 more words


Building an Entire Room around a light

I know it is ridiculous to build an entire room around an old school house light fixture, but that is what I did. It is like buying a pair of shoes and building an entire outfit around it. 156 more words

Rediscovering my dryer in the laundry room jungle

I decided that it was time to unfuck my laundry room habitat. Like pretty much every laundry on earth, it’s a catch-all for crap. Need something in the house, but don’t know where it goes? 237 more words

Good Things

Another furniture hack

We found an 8 foot cabinet at Habitat for Humanity for $30. Hoped to make it work in bathroom for tons of extra storage. But it seemed too tall and imposing over clawfoot tub. 23 more words

A Home Improvement Resource: The Habitat for Humanity ReStore

A little known resource for home improvements is the Habitat for Humanity ReStore. I have mentioned the “ReStore” to some of my friends and they didn’t realize that it was a store that was open to the public. 811 more words