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House peeping in the Hollywood Hills
- Published on Wednesday, 10 April 2013
Authors: housecrazyWe had a fun time getting lost in the Hollywood Hills on the southern California portion of out our recent Epic Road Trip. It was a little bit mesmerizing for a country/Colorado/Canada girl like me… okay, I was totally starstruck! BUT FIRST, before we descended into the dizzying monstrosity that is Los Angeles, we took a sl...
Vegas, the girls, and Chumlee
- Published on Monday, 08 April 2013
Authors: housecrazyThis is part 2 (of 4) from my Epic Road Trip series. Vegas was… Vegas. Overstimulation from lights, sounds, tastes and strange sidewalk characters dressed as Mickey Mouse smoking cigars, etc. We stayed at Circus Circus on the 27th floor and had a nice view of the Vegas strip… My kids loved the on-site circus a...
The funky sights and buildings of Route 66
- Published on Saturday, 06 April 2013
Authors: housecrazyHey, remember Route 66? It’s still here!” - Lightning McQueen in Cars If you have little kids then you’ve probably seen the movie Cars and are familiar with the story of Route 66. When the movie first came out in 2006, we fell in love with the idea of Route 66 and we decided that we would one [...]...
Martin Luther King Jr’s Parsonage home in Montgomery, Alabama
- Published on Friday, 05 April 2013
Authors: housecrazyThis unassuming bungalow on a residential street in Montgomery, Alabama was once the place of some extraordinary historic events during the American Civil Rights era. Known as the “Dexter Parsonage” this house was home to Martin Luther King, Jr. and his young family when he began his career as minister and legendar...
Magical house in Doli-Mani, Greece
- Published on Wednesday, 03 April 2013
Authors: housecrazyThis stone home in Doli-Mani Greece appears to have been built some 300 years ago… But if you look really closely, you may sense that it is a bit too perfect. The structure was actually built in 2003 as a guest house. The cottage and gardens are so enchanting and rustic… I must admit – I was fooled. The photog...
Rezoned and Repurposed: Nova Scotia school house
- Published on Monday, 01 April 2013
Authors: housecrazyThis idyllic little school house was originally located on Peggy’s Cove Road in Moose Brook, Nova Scotia. It is now a cozy getaway home with just enough room for the creative couple who gave it new life. In the 1960′s the historic school building was moved to another nearby location and was used as a general store [...
- Published on Sunday, 31 March 2013
Authors: housecrazyToday I am featuring historic Honeysuckle Cottage in southern France. Honeysuckle Cottage is a vacation rental and a dream come true for UK expats Sue and Paul Brooke. They took early retirement when they bought this holiday guest cottage and now live in the cottage next door which is named Rose Cottage. The two houses share a ga...
Back home from The Epic Road Trip
- Published on Saturday, 30 March 2013
Authors: housecrazyHad a fantabulous vacation! Much of The Epic Road Trip was a dream come true for me. Some of it was not so great… like having a severe allergy attack in Las Vegas and being stuck in LA traffic for hours with whiney kids… not to mention the whole ‘don’t drink the water’ issue because it may gut your [...
House Crazy Sarah is going on vacation for 2 weeks!
- Published on Saturday, 16 March 2013
Authors: housecrazyYes, I will be on vacation for the last 2 weeks of March. And since I am a firm believer in unplugging and checking-out while on vacation, you won’t hear a peep from me until I get back April 1st! So where is House Crazy Sarah off to now? The California coast via road trip through [...]...
A thatched-roofed Irish cottage
- Published on Friday, 15 March 2013
Authors: housecrazyOne last Irish country cottage for you as I celebrate St. Patrick’s Day a tad early since I will be away next week. And this one is the quintessential thatched-roof stone cottage… Glengarriff Lodge is located in the West Cork region of Ireland, on over 2 acres of lush gardens and woodlands. The quaint 4 bedroom 3 bath...