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If you’ve ever worked with wood before, you know that this can be both a rewarding and a messy job

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In efforts to make everything more efficient, it would be splendid if we could have a means of keeping all the tools we regularly need nearby. That’s where the woodworking apron kicks in. It keeps your clothes clean, your tools nearby, and saves you time that could be used for something else rather than searching for tools in the shed. Pros & Cons of Using a Woodworking Apron It’s only natural to want to stay as informed as possible before spending money on a new product, so if you’re not sure if a woodworking apron is the right purchase for...

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Illustration: Jia Sung

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When I return to the bedroom from nursing my infant son at 3AM my wife rolls over and says, “The moon is too bright.” I wonder why the heat guy hasn’t yet fixed our boiler. He initially rushed over when I told him we had a six-week-old but now it has been four days. Is it because he discovered that “we” is comprised of two women? And he, a good Southern man, a good Christian, could not help but think, Let ’em burn. But we are cold. My wife’s fingers are sliced up from the hatchet she has been using...

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Hi friends!  Happy New Year!!  Did you have a good New Year’s Eve?  I rang in the new year with Brian and one of our favorite couples, Steve & Jessica.

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Our evening was low key and also a lot of fun hanging out together.  We popped a bottle of 1998 Dom Perignon that I’ve had in my wine cabinet forever!  What better occasion to drink it than the start of 2021! With Brian’s help, I’ve been doing a bunch of home decor projects over the weekend.  He helped me put James’ new gaming desk together, and since it’s an L-shape, we had to move the bed too. Then, we moved James’ old desk into the media room, which prompted us to take the large Ikea Kallax unit down and rearrange...

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25 Coolest Hanging Closet Shelves in 2021

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  Aufee Closet Hanging Shelf, 6-Tier Wardrobe Closet Hanging Shelf Shoes Clothes Garment Storage Organizer Wardrobe Hanging Shelf Clothes Hanging Shelf - 2 hooks hanging system works easily in closet rod or wired closet rack while ensuring its load bearing. Has 6 tiers, can be used to store clothing, bags, hats, pants, underwear and so on. Oxford cloth manufacturing, compartment with pp board, soft and good water resistance. The foldable feature makes this closet shelf organizer space-saving and convenient to take along. This hanging shelf can not only be used for home, it also can be used for places where the...

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25 days (so far) of wearing the same dre

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ss As I mentioned here about three weeks ago, I am participating in a 100-day dress challenge from Wool&, the maker of wool-blend dresses that has challenged people to wear one of their dresses for 100 days straight. Those of us who do will receive a $100 gift card toward the purchase of another dress at the end of the 100 days. I started the challenge the day after my Rowena Swing Dress arrived. Day 1 was Friday, December 4. So far, it has been such a fun challenge. I love that I don’t have to think hard about what...

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