1950’s Garden – Gardening Throwback From Back In The Day

1950’s Garden – Gardening Throwback From Back In The Day
I’m not sure what it is exactly, but there’s something about 1950 that strikes a chord in me – and I wasn’t even around yet. Heck, I even wrote an article on creating a 1950’s garden – at least how I’d like to anyway. Perhaps, it’s knowing that 50 has special meaning to me this year as I hit the half a century mark. UGH! Whatever it is, when I had the chance to thumb through a vintage Better Homes & Gardens magazine from, you guessed it, 1950, I was excited! Surely, anything from long ago must pique your interest. For example, have you ever wondered how that gardening advice from back in the day, like nana’s magic cure for pesky weeds or grandpa’s secret fertilizer, holds up today? Well, I happen to love these quirky tidbits of info, true or not. So, as I scanned this vintage find and... Read More

Basement Remodel Update (with Exposed Ceiling)

Basement Remodel Update (with Exposed Ceiling)
Pinterest Facebook Twitter We’re renovating the basement in our 1960’s house! See where we’re at now with the basement remodel, what we’ve done so far, and how we plan to modernize this basement, including the exposed ceiling beams.  See the other projects we’ve done in this home (the Birch House) here, and catch up on all the Birch House basement progress here.    Please subscribe to our channel to keep up with our vlog updates as we work on the basement, plus new plans and other DIY ideas. 1960’s Basement Remodel Plans As you can see in the video and this basement intro post, we’ve already done a lot of the demo work to get this basement ready for the remodel. Right now we’re working on a few different areas, for a total of 4 rooms plus the storage room. In the video I show you a little … Read More