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We Met a Possum

Kyle and I were eating dinner on our patio one lovely evening when this little critter crept up: He was actually crawling up to us on the ground when Kyle first spotted him. He was about 5 feet from us at our table! When we got up, he got a little scared and decided to climb our fig tree. So Kyle grabbed the camera and took some ... see more >>

The Front Yard of Our Home Remodel – Before and After

Home Remodel Time The front yard of our home remodel definitely took more physical labor than any other project on this house. And that had mainly to do with dirt. Lots and lots of dirt. The hardest part of this project was finding free dirt on craigslist, driving to the location, shoveling tons (literally TONS, as in the weight ... see more >>

Installation of Our New Window – Before and After

Beach Bungalow Time Since we moved into our place over a year ago, I've been wanting to add a window in the living room because it was like a cave in there! I knew it was going to be a decent sized project, but I also knew it would be worth it because it would make living day to day life so much better. It's amazing what some real ... see more >>

Banana Time

Beach Bungalow Time This is a huge announcement, folks! Our banana tree just grew a flower! That means we're going to get bananas! I discovered the flower a few days ago, so Kyle and I jumped on the computer and did some research. We didn't find out much besides the fact that the bananas will start to come in the spring. We aren't ... see more >>

Back and Sides of Our House – Amazing Before and After Reveal

Home Remodel Time I'm so excited to show you the before and after of the exterior back and sides of our house. I'm basically just going to show it to you through picture and you can just see for yourself all the transformations that took place. We really didn't take too many pictures of the process of this part anyway, so this is pretty ... see more >>

A New Addition to Our Family

Beach Bungalow Time I'm so excited because Kyle and I spent the whole weekend installing a window in the living room where we currently live. Oh, you thought we would be adding a living thing to our family? LOL... I thought the title would trick ya! Anyway, this has been about a year coming (or more). The place where we live was like ... see more >>

The Backyard of Our Home Remodel – Before and After

Home Remodel Time Kicking it back into high gear... well, sort of. I've been so overwhelmed lately, so I'm hoping to get into a groove where I post about once a week here, and try to stick to "Home Remodel" "Beach Bungalow" and other personal interesting topics about our life from here on out. So I'm just going to get right back into ... see more >>

Winner of the Bondera + Home Depot Giveaway!

We randomly selected the winner of our giveaway based on all of the entries using random.org. You got a number for each action completed as entries into the giveaway. And the winner of the Bondera TileMatSet and the $10 Home Depot Giftcard is... Dan Polley from A Duo of Chefs! Congratulations! Thanks for entering, Dan! I will ... see more >>

One More Day to Enter the Giveaway!!!

Hey everyone! I know I said we were going to stop receiving entries for the giveaway on Tuesday morning, but I wanted to give you a few extra days just in case you missed it! So the giveaway will end on Thursday night (that's tonight people!) August 8th at 11:59pm, and I will announce the winner on Friday morning at 7:30am PST! Enter ... see more >>

New Show That We Will Be Taking Over Once the Current “Hosts” Retire

Taking Care of Business: If you haven't already, go enter for the giveaway we're having! It's so awesome you won't be able to believe it! I am so excited because a new show just came out on A&E called Flipping San Diego. I gotta say A&E is really getting up there with things, first with Duck Dynasty and now this! Of course we're going ... see more >>