• Episode 60: Why Am I Not Growing This?

    For years these plants have been on our lists of must-haves—but they have tragically never made it into the garden. Why? Truthfully it’s probably because both Steve and Danielle suffer…

  • SPRING BAKING HOW-TO: LOW-SUGAR BUNNY BUTT CUPCAKES

    *This post is sponsored by SPLENDA. The opinions and information presented here are all ours.   If you’re looking for a fun and whimsical treat to make this Easter or in celebration of spring, then these Low Sugar Bunny Butt Cupcakes are perfect! In this post, we’re showing you how we built these adorable bunny

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  • Our T-Shirt Line Is Baaaaaaaack!

    Over 10 years ago we launched a small t-shirt line featuring designs for women, men, and – yes – even dogs! I’m not kidding. Who remembers that?! We eventually retired it, so who knows how many still exist out there in the wild – beyond the dozen or so in my dad’s closet (he was our best customer) and the one below that showed up at a book signing in 2015. Earlier this year we got the itch to relaunch the line, but this time with a shift away from logo shirts and towards styles that could fit easily into anyone’s closet… all while maintaining a distinctly Young House Love look. So for months we’ve been fine-tuning the designs, researching the best fitting tees, and even “test-wearing” them around the house. So without further ado, we’re THRILLED to launch them today – complete with a little video to show you the whole collection (it’s actually very important that you watch this, so please press play): Note: If you’re having trouble viewing the video above, you can watch it here on YouTube. Continue reading Our T-Shirt Line Is Baaaaaaaack! at Young House Love.

  • #168: Our Florida Renovation Kicks Off With (Surprise!) A Plumbing Issue

    We knew our new house in Florida would involve some big repairs, but we didn’t anticipate a certain plumbing curveball to get lobbed our way (although given our past plumbing luck, maybe we should have seen this coming). So this week we’re sharing how it popped up, why it cost thousands of dollars, and what we’re doing to resolve it. And with so many people suddenly working from home, we’re sharing our top tips for being productive in a home office (even a temporary one) – including what has and hasn’t worked for us over the last decade. Plus, the app that’s blowing our minds and the binge-worthy show that we still can’t believe. You can download this episode from Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn Radio, and Spotify – or listen to it below!  What’s New Well, our plumbing “curse” followed us to Florida with the revelation that our house was NOT hooked up to the county sewer system, as the real estate listing indicated. Continue reading #168: Our Florida Renovation Kicks Off With (Surprise!) A Plumbing Issue at Young House Love.

  • Turning A Mostly Unused Room Into A Kids Art & Work Space

    Some of you will remember that way back in January, Sherry talked about grabbing these wood chairs from Target on Instagram Stories for “a side project we’re working on that we’ll share after we complete the bathroom.” And then the bathroom dragged on for a few more months (you can see the finished product & full budget breakdown here) and somewhere in there this big thing happened too. So while we’ve been enjoying this completely new room for a few months, we’re excited to FINALLY share the update with you guys. So let’s show you around and tell you why we decided to revamp this room. chairs | drawers | legs | counter | rug | blinds | similar string lights| wall color: Behr Irish Mist The space you’re looking at is actually our old guest room, which you may remember looking like the picture below. Continue reading Turning A Mostly Unused Room Into A Kids Art & Work Space at Young House Love.

  • #167: Have Our Moving Plans Changed? And Are Our House Sales Derailed?

    With everything that’s going on right now, we’re the first to admit that house stuff feels trivial, but we’re keeping our podcast going in the hopes that it’s a welcome escape for anyone tuning in (it’s definitely a nice distraction for us). This week we’re answering the most common question we’ve gotten in the last few days: how the coronavirus is impacting our Florida move and our house sales (spoiler alert: one contract has fallen through). We’re also having a strangely thorough discussion about high-tech toilets and bidets. Plus, we’re sharing two things that are helping us make the most of being home with kids 24/7. You can download this episode from Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn Radio, and Spotify – or listen to it below!  What’s New Note: As promised we’ve rounded up ways that you can help people during the pandemic at the bottom of this post In case you need the backstory on some of the news we updated you on in today’s episode, these links will be helpful: We’re moving to Florida! Continue reading #167: Have Our Moving Plans Changed? And Are Our House Sales Derailed? at Young House Love.