Oct. 11, 2021
In this episode, Stacy welcomes Architect Keith Stachowiak from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Three years ago, Keith and his wife Elisa bought a former funeral home to convert into their primary residence. Keith's story is the first of two spooky, fun October...
July 5, 2021
Stacy is away for the long holiday weekend. So, for today's episode, she's sharing previously recorded content that never aired, including more information about writing historic register nominations, the importance of documenting your projects...
June 7, 2021
For today's special field trip episode, Stacy travels to historic St. Joseph, Missouri, to visit John Rodgers of Phoenix Preservation. Stacy and John chat about his path to the trades, what he wishes old house owners would stop doing, and the special...
May 10, 2021
In this episode, Stacy learns about Elfreth's Alley. Located in Philadelphia, Elfreth's Alley is the nation's oldest residential street. Stacy chats with Ted Maust, director of the Elfreth's Alley Museum, and long-time residents of the alley, Rob and Sue...
April 26, 2021
In this episode, Stacy chats with Karyn Norwood, an architectural historian and teacher. Karyn founded the popular Instagram account, What Style is That? an educational and fun side-project where she photographs, identifies, and labels the defining...
April 12, 2021
In this episode, Stacy asks Natalie Yon-Eriksson from Earth and Flax all the linseed oil paint questions she’s been wondering about over the years. Is it easy to use? How is it made? What are the benefits and limitations of linseed oil paint?...
Feb. 15, 2021
In this episode, Stacy and Ashley from The Gold Hive discuss oddball additions to historic structures. Later, Stacy welcomes Lindsay Jones from Blind Eye Restoration, a woman-owned architectural conservation company in Columbus, Ohio. Lindsay...
Feb. 1, 2021
In this first episode of Season five, Stacy is flying solo. Feeling lonely, she invites a past podcast guest to join her for listener Q&A. Later, she talks to Laine and Kevin Berry of Our Restoration Nation about their preservation...
Dec. 21, 2020
Driven by boundless energy and curiosity, Stephen and David talk about adding character back to their Boston-area Victorian, the One Room Challenge, and beekeeping.
Oct. 26, 2020
Stacy finally shares the experience that converted her from a total skeptic to “maybe sort of a believer, but let’s not talk about it too much.” Also, Devyn and Stacy welcome Chelsey and Susan to tell their own stories of the unexplainable.
Sept. 14, 2020
Bill and his wife Gay have been restoring and rehabbing Enon Hall for over 20 years! Bill's story is one of trust and vision. Although we cannot change history, we can shape the future.
Aug. 31, 2020
Stacy is on vacation. So, this week's episode includes bonus content plus an "Everyone Loves Cheap Old Houses and Elizabeth Finkelstein," reprise.
Aug. 3, 2020
After Zach found the blueprints of their old house tucked away in a built-in cupboard, the pair went down a rabbit hole of serious research. As we listened to their story, we couldn't help but wonder what we, as old house owners, should be leaving behind for future generations.
July 20, 2020
Devyn and Stacy enjoy a conversation with the always lively and endearing, Daniel Kanter. The interview ranging from hilarious to serious discusses topics such as the highs and lows of DIY, the sometimes caustic comments from invested readers, and the zen of folding your underwear into tiny little pastry shapes.