The Casita Project – Building Again

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Jun, 2015

The Casita Project – Building Again

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We're doing it again! We are building a casita (small house) on the property. We have discussed having a 'mother-in-law' suite over the years and in January, after about 3 months of planning, quotes, Internet searches and soul searching (do we want to do it again?), we decided to pull the trigger and build a casita. Our house

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I Built a Chicken Tractor!

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I built a chicken tractor! I bet you are probably thinking: "What in the heck is chicken tractor?!". So before your mind starts wandering to visions of a chicken-sized farm vehicle and our chickens driving it around the property going about hilarious adventures, a "chicken tractor" is really just a portable, floorless chicken coop. I decided to build

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We Have Chickens!

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That's right, we have chickens!! I posted a gallery at the bottom of the page to see all of our chicken coop building pictures and ultimately, I will upload pictures of our chickens once they start producing eggs and anything chicken related. Cluck cluck! [caption id="attachment_1611" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Chicken Coop Plans"][/caption]I am not going to just post about

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Hardwood Floor Installation in the Gym/Guest Bedroom

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Installing hardwood floors by myself from start to finish was a great project that I really enjoyed. I used much of the leftover tongue and groove teak hardwood flooring from upstairs to install hardwood floors in the gym/guest bedroom downstairs. First off, no professional hardwood floor installer will recommend installing floors at or below grade, especially in the

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Glass Shower Doors in the Master Bath

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The bathroom set-up in the master bedroom really is awesome. When we built the house, I didn't really understand why master bedrooms got so much attention, I mean, it's our house! We pay the mortgage, we buy the furniture and we buy the ceiling fans that keep us cool. Why do we need to pimp out the master

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