Live from the henhouse with KTUU!

Spent the day yesterday talking urban chickens with Blake Essig and Dave Brooks from KTUU Channel 2, who were filming segment for their “Road tripping” feature. (And we cooked dinner: this awesome recipe from the “Jerusalem” cookbook with harissa, yogurt, lemon and a fried egg on top.) Check out the hen’s 15 minutes of fame […]

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Before and after: The tiny patio + fence project

There were some things I wish I’d done differently when I negotiated the purchase of our old house. And, one of them was coming to an agreement about dealing with the totally dilapidated fence. Looking out the kitchen window was not a pretty sight: Even minus the fence, the side yard was UGLY and full […]

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Before and After: Pink bathroom #2 goes family friendly

The original ’60s upstairs bathroom in our house was, compared to everything else we were dealing with, not too bad. It was done in creamΒ and a mauve pink color. The wall-mounted toilet was pink and so was the tub. It had two sinks with brown floral designs inside. One of them was specialty sized for […]

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