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One house sold – and the other is in progress.

Sold!   I decided to sell my current house and listed it the first week of May, thinking it would be on the market for a few months. Instead, I was under contract in 15 days! The month has been a whirlwind – we’re not in Kansas anymore, Dorothy!     Home inspection The home inspector found the house to be clear of issues, but the chimney inspection turned up some damage on the 100-year-old chimney and flashing. I can’t leave something like that for new buyers, so chimney smiths are on…

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Brick by Brick

During the demolition process of Eleven House’s interior, we removed two brick chimneys that were unsafe and unnecessary, now that we were going with electric heat and a pellet stove.     Taking it down We removed bricks from the roof level and tossed them to the hillside on the edge of the property. Then we removed the inside bricks and stacked them in the room that will eventually be a kitchen. They have been there ever since. I considered using them outside in the narrow part of the property….

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How bacon can help you get on the road to wealth.

I love bacon. The problem is, the bacon I love is the nitrite-free, uncured, local, pasture-raised kind. That means it costs more to enjoy.     Although I am on a budget, I still buy this bacon on occasion, because it is important to enjoy the journey on the way to wealth. I use it wisely, and never, ever, waste it. The grease goes into a jar and is used to add fat and flavor to other dishes.   Here’s how you can use BACON to help you become debt-free:…

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Eleven House: Beams are up, Scotty!

We were beaming last week! Two engineered beams were installed in the studio side of Eleven House! Cats in the attic? I haven’t posted about Eleven House for some time – because nothing has happened. We stalled out after we went way over the demolition budget. Who knew that removing plaster and debris could be so expensive? Lesson learned – factor in high costs for preparation. When we opened the ceilings, we found a roof with some problems. In fact, someone had “fixed” a leak by placing a cat litter box…

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Irish sayings that can help you save the green

We’re all Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17th! I can honestly say that I do have roots in Ireland on one branch of the family tree (my mother’s father came to the United States in the late 1800s). The holiday, with its green beer and festive swagger (or stagger) is a bit odd, as it celebrates the patron saint of Ireland, who was not Irish, and the first parade was held not in Ireland but in the United States!     Do you ever wonder why you are told…

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