We’re Moving West

It's been a long, hard summer. After we took an eye-opening "mold sabbatical" to Utah, we returned to Illinois, embarking on the second greatest experiment...

Air-Dry Clothes In a Hurry with this Laundry Hack

Have you ever found yourself stuck with a stack of wet clothes that are needed for the next morning - but no clothes dryer? No?...

Mold Avoidance 101: 3 Principles We Follow

What is Mold Avoidance? We started using the term "mold avoidance" after reading the book, A Beginner’s Guide to Mold Avoidance: Techniques Used by Hundreds...

Mold Sabbatical – Day 1

Leading up to the date we had flights scheduled, I kept telling Micah, "we could just cancel and stay here. It makes me tired...

Mold Sabbatical – Days 12-14

Friday, June 2nd - We met the shuttle from Vegas very late on Friday night to pick up Micah and bring him back to the...

Mold Sabbatical – Day 4

Friday, May 25th - Parks are our favorite places, and Elliot has been showing Chloe and Toby many of the cool ones he frequents. On...

Learning to Trust

Our journey with mold lead to being forced to sell our home and get rid of most of its contents (and separate ourselves from...

Got Mold? Don’t Use Bleach!

We are trying to pursue the next step of being in a more permanent housing situation (I can't wait to be able to decorate...

Mold Sabbatical – Days 6-9

Sunday, May 27th - Wednesday, May 31st - I think I'm seeing a pattern in the days Jotham is more tired. They seem to be...

Keeping Our Spaces Clean

Our current cleaning battles go a bit beyond dust and window smudges. We often feel like we've stepped into the realm of biowarfare -...

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