Top 3 Remedies For Estate Sale Winter Withdrawals

It's the snowiest winter in the Inland Northwest since the 2008/2009 season (according to Inland Northwest Weather Blog) and the 20th worst December since 1892. In December 2008 we got 61.5 inches.  In December 2016 we got 19 inches.  It's still a lot of snow.  But there's not a lot of estate sales and I'm [...]

Urban Farm Tour 2016 | Watch As We Visit Four Urban Farms in Spokane

Summer 2016: we took an urban farm tour organized by the Master Gardener's Extension of WSU in Spokane, WA, and learned about urban goats, chickens, market gardens, stacking income funnels, and that even in the summer, under greenhouse plastic, tomatoes love it when it's hot. At our first stop, Swaggerty Farms, Janice talked about keeping [...]

Renovation Diaries: Kitchen 

We moved into our home in December 2014.  The neighbors thought we were some pretty nutty Californians moving in during winter.  Turns out it was a very mild winter and the governor of Washington declared a drought for 2015. We bought our house sight unseen, except through photographs and a floor plan diagram my mother [...]