Christmas Ornament Tour

by Josh on December 25, 2011 · 0 comments

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Merry Christmas! As a way to share a bit of the season with you, I thought it might be fun to give you a little holiday tour featuring some of my favorite ornaments from our Christmas tree. The Glitter Ball This humble ornament is one of a few that Ms. Bungalow and I decorated together […]


Making a Giant Christmas Wreath

by Josh on December 24, 2011 · 5 comments

in Outdoors,Projects

A couple weeks ago, I got a letter from the city notifying me that my juniper bushes were encroaching on the sidewalk and needed to be trimmed. (Sorry, neighbors!) Within a few days I got out my anvil lopper and cut back the offending bushes, but because the city has stopped collecting yard waste until […]


Happy Halloween!

by Josh on October 31, 2009 · 1 comment

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May your pumpkins remain unsmashed, your trees un-t.p.’d, and your candy bowl unemptied.  Have a fun and safe Halloween, everyone!

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Halloween In A Bungalow

by Josh on October 31, 2007 · 2 comments

in antiques,House History,Ideas

A couple nights ago I attended (the last 30 minutes of) a Twin Cities Bungalow Club event called, “Halloween in a Bungalow” with presenter, Janelle Henry. The talk covered the history of Halloween celebrations in the United States, with a particular focus on Bungalow era.