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No Time to Sleep

This is not a vlog. I don’t do dream journals or updates on my week. But something happened. Something I have to …

National Martini Day

I warned you it’s #NationalMartiniDay. Changing it up with a Tequila Martini. Triple Sec instead of vermouth. Dash of orange bitters. Jalapeño …

Haunted?

Wind blew the cover off the attic access at the foot of the bed last night. Scared the bejesus outta me #haunted …

How to Haunt Your Bathroom

The bathroom in my 100 year old craftsman style house is getting a makeover. The mirror is temporarily down, which gives me …

Reversing the Swing of a Gate

My neighbors installed a fence that prevents by gate from opening all the way, making my driveway too narrow. Time for some …

Tool Support

You never know when an opportunity might present itself. I’ve had luck with fixtures, furniture and equipment before. Sadly, I couldn’t get …

Are You a Maker?

I’m a maker. Are you? If you are, or if you’d like to be, or if you just like to watch things …

Review: Dyson Hot+Cool Fan

The master bedroom of my 1915 craftsman style house has exterior walls to the east, south and west. That means constant sun …

My Dog

He’s always by my side. Check out @SaraLouTattoo on Instagram

Me and TOH on the Same Page?

Coincidentally, this weekend Ask This Old House installed a post light in a front yard and I installed one in the master …

RIP to the Man from Mars

Space Oddity was not my first album – my mother already had it – but it’s just about the first record I …

Attic Odyssey

It’s finally raining in LA, so I finally know there’s a leak in my 100 year old house. It’s in a downstairs …

Time Lapse

Whoa, when did it get dark? At some point before I finished my final topcoat. Time for lunch I guess.

Attack the Paneling

Someone put paneling all over the walls of my 100 year old craftsman style house, and it’s time to take it down. But …

x16

Ever watch a sheetrocking video? Me too. I don’t feel I have anything to add to the existing canon but this… 16 …

#1915House

I finally moved into my 100 year old craftsman style house, and it needs some fixing up. Tour the house and see …

Can’t Resist the ReStore

200 miles from my house I haven’t even moved into yet. Still can’t resist going to the Habitat for Humanity ReStore.

Escrow

Woke up this morning and I was in escrow. In 30 days I’ll have this 100 year old craftsman to restore. Unless it …

Swag

A weekend of building and making at the Craftsman MAKEcation means you’ve got a lot of stuff to bring home. They shipped …

Maker Faire Morning

On my weekend with the Craftsman Tools MAKEcation in Brooklyn, we made an excursion to Queens for the amazing Maker Faire. Among the …