For me, crafting has always been a reliable method of avoiding writing.
I’ve been playing home designer since I painted my walls Weezer-blue, ripped up my carpet and installed astro-turf in my room when I was 13. That is to say, I’ve made my fair share of mistakes.
My story is important. It is mine, and I owned it proudly.
I’d be FINE with never having plumbing, but it’s not like I haven’t fantasized about having my very own bathroom.
The most important metric: Was it better than a plain Oreo?
Featuring several dishes that contain mayonnaise, gelatin, or both.
So how does one make this assault on human decency?
Most tiny-house photos show lovely, spartan homes, unapologetically shaped like little shoe boxes, clear of any signs of life, save for some dog-eared copies of Kerouac and tiny pots of fresh herbs. Who lives here?
Live every week like it's Burger Week.
Don’t stop drinking or recycling. Just use all those wine bottles and corks to make cool crafts!
I mean I enjoy ice cream year-round, but some people are particular about it being a “warm weather” treat.
While it does require a couple of hours to supervise as it cooks, stock provides a great excuse to hang out around the house watching bad television -- I mean, reading, and unwinding over a weekend day.
Lucky for us, Alaska is full of folks that will show up and take away junk for free, no questions asked. What are they going to do with a rusted-out 1966 Chevy Van? It’s just better not to ask.