Full of helpful advice like how to avoid falling out of bed when you've had too many drinks while watching Downton Abbey, and the note that cats are … almost people!
My husband and I recently celebrated three months of marriage. The perfect way for a programmer with a mind for finance and an accountant to augment the occasion was, of course, a quarterly meeting. It may sound crazy, but this is our first step in always making our marriage a priority. Here's how quarterly meetings foster open and honest communication while strengthening our relationship…
I've always wanted a house near some body of water. Since our current home is in a subdivision and our house is situated in what I think is geographically a canyon, my husband Jared and I had to get creative. So we created what we call The Tuttle Aquatic Gardens. That's just a fancy name for a pond made out of a bathtub.
If you'd like to attempt your own bathtub pond, here's how!
Years before I became a homeowner, way before I moved into my first apartment and took interest in decoration my living space, I played The Sims. My firsts design screw-ups, brilliant ideas, questionable color choices and architectural fantasies where all tested on my favorite video game. All in all, I had tons of fun, testing, creating and learning. And isn't that what decoration should be about? Fun! Here are the five things that playing The Sims³ taught me about decorating in real life…
During the summer months, my dog Hector gets overheated really fast. He's a Corgi-black lab mix, so no matter what the season he's got a thick black coat surrounding his stumpy little body at all times. This recipe came about after I made a large batch of stock from the remains of a roasted chicken, and it's both easy and economical.
You might remember Dana and Sheldon as the librarian couple with the BBQ fountain at their wedding. Let's check in with them now that three years have gone by, and they're rebuilding their home after a house fire!