Beach Bungalow Yard Update

Beach Bungalow Time I wanted to give you an update on how our yard is doing at the beach bungalow, and talk a bit about some plans I have for this week. These pictures were all taken about a week ago, just FYI. I'm almost done putting the rocks on the side of our walkway to give it a more finished look. I also need to get ... see more >>

Funny Videos

I have a couple videos for you that my sisters emailed me today. First up, Ellen at the 99cent Store. This video is a bit old, but still, just as hilarious as ever! This video is an Obama ad targeting young first time women voters. This is a funny parody from a young Republican supporter making fun of the Obama ad above. ... see more >>

Getting Your Chimney Ready for Winter

San Diego is having yet another heat wave (hotter than most of the summer was) but once this is over, it's probably going to be cold enough to have a fire in our fireplace for most of the rest of the winter. Kyle has been super excited about this. He keeps talking about it. When we first moved into our new place, the landlord said ... see more >>

Stay Warm on Your Patio This Winter

When the winter comes, you think it's time to spend your days and evenings indoors. But you can actually still cozy up outside, even in the cold winter. All you need is an outdoor heating system put in place. Bromic Heating has a vast array of heating sources to keep you warm outside on the patio during the colder months. You can find ... see more >>

Our Northern California Vacation Part Two

Here is part two of our video tribute of our trip to and around Northern California. This one is mainly all San Francisco. Some highlights include the Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, Ocean Beach, The Bay Bridge, Embarcadero, Pier 39, Boudin, Fisherman's Wharf, Maritime Museum, the Ghirardelli Factory, Lombard St, China Town, ... see more >>

Our Northern California Vacation Part One

Hey everyone, we're finally back! I hope you enjoyed our guest posters. I loved what they had to contribute! Anyway, I decided to do a slide show through video of our trip. This is the first half of our trip. Destinations include: Double T Acres Museum in Stevinson, CA, Jackson State Forest, Eureka, Redwood National and State ... see more >>

How to Fold a Chips Bag and Clip it So it Doesn’t Go Stale

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Guess what I found underneath our patio table!!! Crazy huh? He was just sitting there dead just like that. I was kinda mystified. Anyway, not sure what I should do with it because it's kinda cool. But it's also kinda gross... any ideas? ... see more >>

Recap Of Our Vacation Bloggers Team

Just wanted to give you a quick recap in case you missed it! We had some awesome bloggers this past week "house sitting" (as Louise so eloquently put it) here at One House One Couple. Here's what they had to show us: Best Craigslist Deal Ever. In this post, Amy shows us how she obtained a beautiful antique and made it cable ... see more >>

How long should a self-build project take?

This is a sponsored guest post by Edel. The most useful piece of advice any self-builder can take is to be prepared for delays and alterations to their carefully-planned timetable, as everything from the weather to late deliveries of materials can have an impact on how quickly your project progresses. Although it is best to accept ... see more >>