The Slow Season: Ways to Survive, and Thrive, in these Long Winter Months

Happy twenty nineteen, folks. The confetti from our New Year’s celebrations has effectively settled now that it’s February. The festive sheen of whatever resolutions we did or did not set has maybe, probably, in all likelihood, vanished. And here in the North, our coldest season is well underway. The leaves have Continue Reading

Bluestone Basement Laundry: Moldings! Walls! Storage!

This post is a paid partnership with Lowe’s! Thank you for supporting my sponsors! A little over a year ago, you may recall that I got back from the most insane once-in-a-lifetime expedition to Antarctica. Antarctica! I still have a hard time grasping that it was real, but I went Continue Reading

Stair Stringer Installation

February 7, 2019 by Matt Weber Back to my ongoing stair remodel… A funny thing happened on the way to installing the remaining treads: Everything went haywire. I’ll try to sum it up as succinctly as possible: After removing the old treads on the upper flight of the staircase, I Continue Reading

How to Create a Tranquil Yoga Space at Home

Health & Wellness How to Create a Tranquil Yoga Space at Home Posted 02/07/19 by Kate Arends BROUGHT TO YOU BY Aura Cacia It’s 11 am on a Saturday and the kids have been particularly challenging today. August is mad that Bennett is crawling into “his Continue Reading

Stair Rail Removal

Getting back to my ongoing staircase remodel… I already replaced the lower flight of the split-level stair treads, but I couldn’t replace the upper flight before first removing the handrail. So, this next phase of the project called for some orderly demolition. Here’s the old stair rail, which appears nicer Continue Reading