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Upcycled Kitchen Cabinet to DIY Kitchen Island

The first project I tackled upon moving in, was creating some extra storage in the kitchen. Most of these old bungalows have really small kitchens. Surprisingly enough, that wasn’t our issue! The kitchen was a decent size, but the layout left us with few usable cabinets. We actually had more cabinet space in our apartment’s […]


Christmas-ing AKA Will I Ever Blog Again?

Warning: This post is super long, but, bonus, it is mostly pictures. Wow, I said I was going to do better at getting posts out, and I may actually be doing worse. It’s a tough call. Ever since Thanksgiving, we have been super busy getting things ready for Christmas. As I am sure most of […]

Where are yoooou?

Where the hell have you been?! I know, I know. The purpose of a blog is to actually post stuff. Well, the Travel Cats were on an epic European vacation. (See below.) They had the best intentions of posting throughout the trip, but the laptop stopped working on day one. Isn’t that special? Below is […]


Kitchen Progress

A lot has happened in the kitchen since we purchased our little bungalow. It isn’t finished, but it was all cleaned out for exterminators to spray, and I couldn’t resist snapping a few pics of the progress! Keepin’ it classy.*     When we were moving in, I hung some dish towels from the windows, […]

Looking for a Realtor in LA?

I’d like to take a moment to give a shout out to our amazingly patient* Realtor, Mark Meyer !   I highly recommend him if you are buying or selling in the LA area. I can’t remember how many houses the took us through…it felt like a million. He managed to stay positive, and was […]

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The Bastardized Bungalow: Welcome to Your New Home

After many showings, offers, and numerous hours spent waiting to hear back, we finally bought a house! This is what we ended up with.  Built: 1923 Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 1.75 Sqft: 1,300 Lot: 5,200 sqft This was by far the largest home we looked at, and ticked most of our boxes. Unfortunately, it was stripped […]

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House Hunting In Los Angeles: My Own Slice of Hell

Buying a house is the worst. You know how on HGTV the people always manage to find the perfect house, even though they are insanely picky and have a budget of like 50 bucks? Yeah, that’s fucking bullshit. That, or the house is located in a place no one in their right mind would want to live. […]