The Kitchen: Before

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After a year of work, I finally have the time to document the house transformation, and the best way to start is with a collection of befores. Those of you following along on Instagram have likely already seen some teaser shots of the hot mess that was the Crystal Palace kitchen, but here it is in all its glory.Keep Reading

Osprey Farpoint 40 Backpack Review

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So I wrote before that I wasn’t totally sold on this backpack before heading out to Thailand. I was so unsold that I packed the Osprey Farpoint 40 and then I tried my old North Face Terra 55 the day before we left. In order to guarantee the Terra 55 would be carry-on compliant though I had to take out the suspension/support panel in the back. I was worried this wouldn’t hold up well throughout the trip so I made a last minute switch back to the Osprey Farpoint 40. And now you’re all caught up.Keep Reading