Housewarming gift sign


  Happy Monday, friends. This weekend was a DOOZIE. The yard sale? Complete, with a bit of cash in my pocket. All the excess? To consignment or the local church for its yardsale. Our garage? Cleaned out enough to have two cars inside. It’s been an embarrassingly long time since I can say that was possible. […]

Our “sell this house” list

June Exterior2

We’re in crazy mode over here at the Woodwards. Our barn is getting really, really close to being ready. So close, in fact, that we are setting our sights on getting our current house up for sale. OH MY GAWD SO MUCH TO DO SOMEBODY HOLD ME We’ve done this before. And here were are, three […]

A very large garden update

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You know when you go to a restaurant and you say that your eyes were bigger than your stomach? Well, at the Woodwards, our eyes are always bigger than our stomachs when it comes to projects.  We always go a bit over the top. Do a little more than is normal. And then wonder why […]

The psychology of painting trim

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Painting trim is something I’ve built up to be the WORST EVER JOB IN THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD. I have painted a lot of trim in my day (like, every single piece of trim in two houses), so I have decided I’m an expert. There’s just so much of it. And it’s all detail […]