On the importance of slowing down and enjoying a life in the country.
Traditional malls all over the country are slowly closing their doors, but Bangor Mall doesn’t have to be one of them. Instead of watching while store after store shutters, let’s explore ideas for revitalizing the mall into something useful for the community.
When it comes to upcycling furniture, not everything has to be perfect.
A list of the things we learned to keep on hand in case of another power outage (like the one I’m sure is coming with this blizzard!)
Our process for installing a wood stove and connecting to an old chimney.
While reading, The Unsettlers, I mostly wore a look of skepticism on my face. It’s a nonfiction book about 3 couples who live outside of American consumerism society. They grow their own food, live way below the poverty line, and basically live a simpler life. While it was really interesting to read about couples (with […]
Renovating an old house seems to be the new hot thing to do these days if HGTV is to be believed. While we know we can expect to find some surprises along the way when renovating a relatively modern house, things can get downright creepy-crawly when renovating an old home or farmhouse. Expect to […]
When we bought our house in a little town way out in what we thought was the middle of the nowhere Maine, I would never have guessed that there would be such a thriving community. Heck, if you google the name of our town, our house pops up as the center of “town.” It seemed […]
As a millennial, my generation is not known for having much patience. In fact, we tend to want what we want right now. Retailers have figured this out with perks like one day shipping, instant access, and movies/TV on demand, but no one gets it quite like the television producers on channels like HGTV and […]
We made it to Maine! Woo hoo! All of our belongings (or what made it onto the moving truck) now reside in our 1900’s farmhouse, and we are finally staying in the house for the first time! (If you’re wondering – yes, it still smells like cat urine.) I love our new house and how […]