Deuce Cities Henhouse

Mix Tape : It’s GD Cold

Hey Guys! It kind of sucks outside if you haven't noticed. I am telling this cold weather to take a serious hike, and here's my new mix just to prove it. Also, I've had a hell of a 24 hours, my blog is on the fritz, and I'm pretty sure I'm gonna have to rebuild it over the coming weeks, blech!! Oh, and I have to start jury duty on Monday and I still don't have a babysitter for the kids. So READ MORE
in Mix Tape


I don't think I mentioned that Elsa has headed off to daily preschool after spending weekdays at our house for the last year and a half. We are so happy for her and her new life adventures, but we miss her like crazy! Last weekend Finn and his old bud were reunited for the first time in a few weeks. Elsa had received multiple pairs of ice skates for Christmas gifts and she needed to share READ MORE
in Elsa, Finn, Kids

Taking Stock

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about my life and interests over the last 10+ years. In art school I used to take photos of people in their bedrooms, it’s kind of strange in retrospect. I was 20 and awkwardly taking photos of a lot of middle aged couples in their bedroom with my clunky and obnoxious 4×5 camera. Hunkering down in their closets or bathrooms with towels stuffed up against READ MORE
in My Life, Photography

Entry Way Ideas

So I've been giving the entry-way-re-do a lot of thought throughout the last 2 days. I've really appreciate the comments and feedback you guys have given me since posting about my dilemma earlier this week. Christine made the suggestion that I should think about laying down a runner instead of a standard rug. I don't know why but this never occurred to me. I had considered rugs for the space READ MORE
in Around the House, Decor, My House

How I Conquered Wood Trim

So it's no secret that the main floor of my house is wood trim city. If the trim was not of a high quality or covered in years of gross varnish I would have painted it white the second we moved in. Instead it's nice, and pretty, quarter sawn oak with perfect patina so it stays (even though it's not ideal for this girl). I still need that wonderful contrast that only crisp white trim can give READ MORE
in Around the House, Decor, Living Room