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 >>

Living For Less – Make Your House Pay For Itself

This is a guest post by Ella. We all want to save money around the home but what if your home could pay for itself? Here are a few ways to save some money, generate your own electricity and live a greener life as a result. Wind Power Buying a small windmill for your home can vary in cost and you have to be in the right part of ... 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 >>

The Giveaway and More Surfing Progress [VIDEO]

Number one on the agenda: The Giveaway. For those of you who went and saw the giveaway post yesterday but didn't see the links in there for tasks you can complete to enter for more entries, I fixed it (by adding the proper links), so you can go back and more easily like, follow, share, etc. for extra entries, and thus, more chances ... see more >>

Giveaway! Miraculous Bondera TileMatSet + Home Depot Giftcard

Yay! Today has finally come! Time for the Bondera Giveaway! Bondera was nice enough to contact me to ask me if I'd like to try out Bondera and also give some away to one of our lucky readers here at One House One Couple! And I said "Heck Yes!" What Will One Lucky Winner Get? One 12"x10' Roll of Bondera ($38+ value) One 4"x10' ... see more >>

Return on Investment of Curb Appeal and Lovely Landscaping – Ironic Much? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Funny because I just wrote about adding curb appeal to our "front" yard, and then stumbled upon this infographic. When Kyle and I remodeled our home, we spent a lot of time in the front and backyard. We mainly did a simple cleanup in the backyard to make it more appealing, but we did a lot more to the front yard to add "curb appeal". ... see more >>

Added Some Much Needed Curb Appeal to Our “Front” Yard

Beach Bungalow Time As many of you know, we live in an apartment located on an alley that is attached to the main house that someone else is renting. So our front yard is in the alley. But I call everything behind our fence our backyard, and everything on the street part of the alley the front yard. It took us about a year, but we ... see more >>

Horseback Riding on the Beach

July 12th was Kyle and my 5 year wedding anniversary. Happy Anniversary, my Love! We went to one of our favorite places, Red Lobster, for lunch. We got the coconut shrimp appetizer and we ordered Crab Linguini Alfredo to go. Of course you get those lovely complimentary Cheddar Bay Biscuits which are delish, and we got a side salad ... see more >>

Let’s Go Surfing Now, Everybody’s Learnin’ How! [VIDEO]

So I've been a bit MIA at the blog lately. That's partially due to extra work, and partially due to extra summer fun! Kyle and I got our first surfboard about a month ago (a beginner's foam board for $100 at Costco). We took some video the first couple times we went out. Kyle did a little surfing a couple times when he was a kid ... see more >>