Teaching Old Houses New Tricks

Renovations & Real Estate

It seems like everyone and their mother has a stock tank pool these days. During the early pandemic, they took the world by storm as an affordable alternative to an in-ground pool that was more aesthetically pleasing than a big blue vinyl monstrosity above-ground. A quick search on Pinterest will show you endless ways that […]

Back Yard, Our House

August 23, 2023

Stock Tank Pool: Remix

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Do you remember what our back yard looked like when we bought our house? Let me remind you… Bamboo for days. So much bamboo, in fact, that we didn’t know it was covering a concrete pad. We’ve owned our home for four years, and have slowly made temporary updates to the back yard to make […]

Back Yard, Our House

March 15, 2023

Back Yard Plans

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This spring we took on our front porch and front yard as a One Room Challenge, and we LOVE the results. On the last few cool mornings (because it’s still the dead of summer in Nashville right now) I’ve sat on the front porch with Hank, coffee, and emails to start my day. I’m pretty […]

Our House

August 28, 2020

Stock Tank Pool and Backyard Plans

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