If you love vintage homes, but the idea of taking on a fixer upper is daunting, read on. I've lived through two whole house renovations of 19th century homes and lived to tell the tale. #worthit

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Breaking up is (not) hard to do. Our combo laundry/lavatory was not a match made in heaven. I have seen some that work, but in our case, with challenging space on the first floor, this was not a match to remain. Ours was far from pretty. Plus, I am a whole-hearted convert when it comes […]

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