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What to Do With Enormous Blank Walls

Yesterday we shared with you all the progress we’ve made so far on the media room at the Big Brick House. First, Scott crafted the rustic live edge entertainment center for the TV, and between his folks and La-Z-Boy, we’ve got…

What is the Point of Home Improvement?

My office never schedules official coffee huddles in the morning, but they happen anyway. People just seem to gather to converse. Sometimes it includes formal business, but a lot of the time, it’s who did what on the weekend,…

Forest Bathing :: Wash Yourself in Nature

Forest bathing is a wellness trend that’s erupted lately. It’s based on the Japanese practice of shinrin-yoku {森林浴}, which became part of the national public health program in Japan in 1982, and has been proven to reduce blood pressure…

11 Inspiring Quotes on Hospitality

When you travel, you learn a lot about hospitality. It’s a necessity when you’re away from home. When you’re not supplying your own food and shelter, you’re relying on someone else to do so. Between Scott and I, we’ve traveled to six…