#64: You’ll Never Believe What We Did… Again

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We’ve got some big news this week that you probably didn’t see coming (also: we might be crazy). Plus we share how we were able to pay off our mortgage (!!) and how the groundwork we laid over a decade ago in our first house made it all possible. We also chat about the stuff you should NOT pass down to your kids (there are some surprising things that experts say don’t make good heirlooms anymore) and we cover everything from our first house’s cost to how our mortgage for our third house was actually smaller than our first. 

You can download this episode from Apple PodcastsGoogle PlayStitcher, and TuneIn Radio – or listen to it below! Then use this page to check out any links, notes, or photos we referenced. Note: If you’re reading in a feed reader, you might have to click through to the post to see the player. 

What’s New

  • Thar she blows, folks: our next project (just one house away from our pink one!). You can hear all about how & why we purchased this in the episode (and how we could afford to make it happen) and we’ll follow up soon with a proper post full of details – and a video tour!
  • Below is the inspiration picture that helped Sherry picture what it could someday become. See the similarities? This house is certainly grander, but it got the necessary wheels turning in our heads to “see” where we could take it. One of the coolest realizations is that the porch fans and columns are similar to another historic house on our street, so we know they’d fit right in.

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  • The reason we’re fantasizing about the outside so much is because this is what’s currently staring back at us from the inside. Here’s the main living area on one side of the duplex, followed by a picture of the kitchen (which is currently tucked into what used to be a side porch):

  • There’s so much more to show you! We’re hoping to make a video tour and share a lot more details in a real post soon!

What’s Not

Paying Off Our Mortgage

We’re Digging

  • Above are 11 shelf bracket options that Sherry’s into, including the ones we have in our own kitchen: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
  • Here’s the OXO Tot Tub Drain Stopper that we use to remedy our old not-capable-of-holding-water tub drains.

If you’re looking for something we’ve dug in a past episode, but don’t remember which show notes to click into, here’s a master list of everything we’ve been digging from all of our past episodes.

And lastly, a big thank you to Universal Furniture for sponsoring this episode. You can enter to win $10,000 in new dining room furniture at UniversalFurniture.com/YHL now through October 16th.

Thanks for listening, guys!

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