The House That Worked Out

hand-building an eco-home without buckets of money, skills, or a clue

The story of how our family escaped the city and made a life in the country in the face of the impending zombie apocalypse.


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Queen of Berries

Queen of Berries

I read somewhere that blueberries are the Queen of Berries.  Every year at this time I am reminded of blueberry’s royalty status and I am in total agreement.  Last year, I was so impressed with the generosity of our one year old blueberries that I insisted we... read more
What’s in Store for 2017

What’s in Store for 2017

Happy New Year’s from the House that Worked Out!  We realise a photo on our property would be more appropriate, but it’s raining, so a holiday snap from a couple of weeks ago when we were happily nowhere near the House that Worked Out will have to suffice.... read more
Building a Giant Spider

Building a Giant Spider

It’s that time of year again. Happy Halloween everyone! And hurray for Halloween at the House that Worked Out!! Last year was the first year we had any time to be able to put into building props for Halloween, and we were really happy with our creations. Our Grim... read more
Makeovers

Makeovers

I adore makeovers.  They can be on people, rooms, gardens, whatever, I don’t mind- I just love seeing the before and after. This Spring has been the rainiest I can remember since we moved here, and there are many outdoor projects requiring some dry weather that... read more

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