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True Tales From Old Houses

Jul 8, 2024

In this episode, Stacy explains how she is lightening her DIY load, and Daniel describes a frustrating week. The conversation highlights the low-key crazy of hyper-local Facebook groups, navigating real estate contracts, dealing with contractor bids, and the emotional impact of online relationships.

First, Stacy shares...

Jul 1, 2024

This week's episode begins with several book giveaway announcements and quick project updates from Stacy and Daniel. 

Then, during listener Q&A, Stacy and Daniel discuss traditional and modern linoleum flooring options. They touch on the history, manufacturing process, and benefits of linoleum and share their...

Jun 24, 2024

In this week's episode, Stacy tangles with TSA, and Daniel inches closer to selling the cottage. 

First, Stacy and Daniel discuss Stacy's recent trip to Florida and her airport mishaps.

Then, they move on to Daniel's cottage update, including the process of accepting an offer and the potential for the buyer to back out...

Jun 17, 2024

This week's episode begins with some quick updates about Daniel's cottage and an announcement from Stacy. Stacy and Scott Sidler are co-authoring a book about energy efficiency and old windows. With the first draft nearly finished, the book is moving right along. Stacy and Scott hope it will become a handy and trusted...

Jun 10, 2024

This week's minisode is an emotional roller coaster.

First, Stacy and Daniel celebrate that the cottage is now for sale. Despite this exciting news, Daniel feels stressed about what comes next.

He laments that while the cottage is now spotless, his own home is a mess in the aftermath. Daniel believes that the volume of...