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Rise Up Rooted
Montana - Oregon - Alaska
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If you visit Jamie's house you'll find it artfully cluttered with seashells, driftwood, photographs, handwritten poems and other lovely found objects. I was at her... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2014 at Rise Up Rooted
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By Jamie With the completion of the taping, mudding, sanding, texturing and priming, we moved on to a monumental next step: Reassembling the interior window... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2014 at Rise Up Rooted
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By Jame Relationships. It's what makes this big world go round. The relationships we build with our partners, friends, and family are what bring us... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2014 at Rise Up Rooted
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A post by Katie Despite my quest for simplicity, minimalism and frugality I have yet to give up habits like wearing pretty earrings and combing... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2014 at Rise Up Rooted
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By Jamie Herring Happy Flu Season! All four members of Slant Street Empire Builders were overtaken by the holiday flu. Despite running high fevers, runny... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2014 at Rise Up Rooted
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Photo by Ali Kaukas Prologue Close your eyes for a second and picture a dairy farmer. Do you envision a tall, stocky, middle-aged man with... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2013 at Rise Up Rooted
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A post by Jamie Moon is nine months old today. Her first Christmas is two days away. She has no clue what the hustle and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2013 at Rise Up Rooted
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A post by Jamie Three weeks have passed since the last update on the Sixth Street remodel. The radio silence is partially due to the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2013 at Rise Up Rooted
Paul and I moved to Oregon on September 3rd. The four-weeks following brought record rainfall and an awning-crushing windstorm. We've struggled with propane leaks, clogged... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2013 at Rise Up Rooted
How’d we do? Over budget by $1,190* If you are curious about every dirty detail, you can Download Budget What happened? * At first glance... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2013 at Rise Up Rooted
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A post by Katie Two days after Thanksgiving, my mom, brother, husband and I followed my Aunt Ann into the woods and came out an... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2013 at Rise Up Rooted
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A post by Katie Have you ever sat at a Thanksgiving Dinner Table and been asked to say aloud what you are most thankful for?... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2013 at Rise Up Rooted
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A post by Jamie Little Moon is eight months old. She crawls. She creeps. She points. She babbles. Her growth is equal parts fascinating and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2013 at Rise Up Rooted
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A Post by Jamie Over the past two weeks, the house has hummed with activity. All of our contractors got in, got to work, and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2013 at Rise Up Rooted
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A Quick Update by Katie Our grey water tank is chalk full of something disgusting. It looks like cement and smells like a sewer truck.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2013 at Rise Up Rooted
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A post by Katie Oregon's coastline is a mere 60-miles from our new home. I met up with some friends there recently and found myself... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2013 at Rise Up Rooted
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A Post by Jamie Last weekend, we drove 280 miles x 2 to Gardiner, Montana to visit some of our favorite people in the world,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2013 at Rise Up Rooted
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Prologue Chris first crossed our path in the back-alleys of Missoula, Montana in the fall of 2005. If my memory serves me right, he had... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at Rise Up Rooted
A Post By Katie Confession: My first credit card was a pink Visa from Victoria’s Secret. I was twenty years old. I was buying underwear... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2013 at Rise Up Rooted
How’d we do? Under Budget by $201 (!!!) If you are curious about every dirty detail, you can Download Budget. What happened? A few noteworthy... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Rise Up Rooted
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By Jamie Within our murkiest moments, when bodies are bone-tired and minds overwhelmed, we are not alone. There are a pair of listening ears on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2013 at Rise Up Rooted
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A post by Katie It was 10PM at night. I was brushing my teeth about to crawl into bed when I realized the composting toilet... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2013 at Rise Up Rooted
That's it, I'm doing it. I've pondered it for months, wondered whether I was capable, and although I have lots of doubts, I'm going to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2013 at Rise Up Rooted