Cost Effective Do It Yourself Security Tips

This is a guest post by Madison at So you want to keep your home and family safe and sound, but you can’t afford the costly installation of a home security system? The answer: do it yourself. With a growing trend toward wireless security systems, you’ll find that there are many options today that offer ... see more >>

We’re On Pinterest!!!

Okay everyone, Big announcement here. We're finally on PINTEREST! I've resisted for a long time, but I've come to realize that anyone who's anyone is on pinterest! lol! So, 1house1couple finally has a pinterest! Okay people, help me out here. What do I do on pinterest? I know I pin stuff... I put the pin it button on ... see more >>

Yostie Blog Award – Discover.Create.Live

Hey ya'll. I'd like to welcome you to our third edition of the Yostie Award. We created the Yostie to basically give more blogger love out in blogger land and uniquely recognize awesome blogs, which we're doing once a week on Saturdays here at 1house1couple. Today we'd like to offer the Yostie to Kate at Discover.Create.Live. I ... see more >>

One Year Anniversary Day One

It's amazing how fast the first year of marriage goes by. It's always exciting when a couple makes it to their one year anniversary. It's like a big accomplishment these days! lol! Kyle and I got married on July 12, 2008. Then we had to get legally married again on July 14th because somehow our marriage certificate got lost. But we ... see more >>

Are You On The Fence?

Today I wanted to talk about building decks and fences. This is a sponsored blog post that I got to do for any day this week! :) If you're planning on redoing your backyard anytime soon, you may want to think about the function and purpose you want your yard to serve. What types of structures do you want in your yard? It's always ... see more >>

More Shower and A Tiny Lizard

If you're here for the first time, Start at the Beginning. Here are our Shower updates so far: The Old Shower. No Shower. Shower Plumbing. Shower Walls. Shower Tiles Part One.   This is how long it took us to do the entire master bathroom: We started on March 18, 2009, and here we are on June 29th, still not ... see more >>

Celine Dion and the Tour of Our Living Room

Things have been quite hectic in my life because I spent a whirlwind weekend in Vegas with some friends. I can't tell you what we did there because, as the saying goes, what happens in Vegas... No, I'll go ahead and spill the beans because there's really nothing to hide (hehe). j/k. seriously, I'm a good girl. Sad story actually: We ... see more >>

Bloom into Spring Exchange

Hey everyone, My blogger friend, Meagan, and I have been chatting behind the scenes about the newest event on the block. Introducing: Bloom Into Spring Exchange Meagan introduced this idea to me a few weeks ago and wanted to know if I'd be in on the fun. So here's what's up. The Bloom Into Spring Exchange is super easy ... see more >>

Yostie Blog Award – Bungalow960

This week's Yostie Award goes to Shannon at Bungalow960. Shannon was one of my first bloggie friends once we started this blog. I absolutely love her blog. She is honest and funny! Some of her most recent posts that I've enjoyed are: Oops. This is what I mean by "she's honest". She's not afraid to tell the truth, and this one ... see more >>

Come Here And Follow 1house1couple

Hey everyone, it's that time of year again... that time of year when I tell you about all the cool ways you can follow 1house1couple. This week, I'd like to feature Linky Follow and Networked Blogs. Go ahead and click the buttons in our sidebar for Linky Follow and Networked Blogs. Thanks for joining us, and leave us a comment ... see more >>