29 July 2014

Take Tue: Life Off the Game Board

I feel like I’m always sharing remodels and DIY projects with you, but only tidbits of what’s going on in “other news.” So for this edition of Take Tue, I thought I’d count down a few fun things that Kevin and I have been up to this summer!

24 July 2014


The idea of being self-sufficient has always appealed to me. I like the notion of being confident in mine and Kevin’s abilities and knowledge to (at least partially) be able to provide for ourselves. With that being said, I noticed that for as much as I admire that concept, we weren't really doing anything to achieve that goal.

It was time to change that. Maybe not a huge move-somewhere-with-no-people-and-start-a-completely-self-sufficient-compound-ready-for-the-zombie-apocalypse kinda way, but baby steps. 

22 July 2014

Take Tue: Teaser Time

Wow, that’s a lot of alliteration – sorry! Christie and I have decided that we’ll be taking Tuesdays to do a weekly segment that we’ll now refer to as “Take Tue.”  It’s not going to be about any one thing in particular, so hang on for what’s sure to be a crazy ride.

17 July 2014

The Story of a Crate, a Counter and a Chalkboard

I’m just going to go ahead and state the obvious – my life is a legit circus.  2014 has been a crazy year for Nick and me so far, and I’m looking forward to it slowing down a little bit. I've been living in a construction zone since the end of February and I, for one, am ready to not have a project going on.

You guys better screenshot this post just for evidence…because the chances of that happening are about the same as parka cloaked pigs flying through an arctic glazed hell.

15 July 2014

Scandal(ess): From the Bar to the Bedroom

When Kevin and I moved into our house, the previous owners left several items behind that we have used in various ways. One of those left-behind goodies is this pair of barstools:

11 July 2014

Follow my blog with Bloglovin

We are finally setting up a page on Bloglovin' so you can follow Two Broke Wives there. If you have have the app, add us! If not, you can follow us by clicking on the title of this post. This will just make it easier for you to keep up to date with all of our new posts plus you will find lots of other awesome blogs to check out!


Xoxo, Kate and Christie

10 July 2014

Des(s)ert Island

Welcome back to our crazy, fun, frustrating, but always entertaining journey of DIYs and house renos!! We have missed you guys! We have been {busy,busy,busy} with a multitude of projects . . . some small, some big. And we can’t wait to share them all with you.