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Lisha Yost

We are Kyle and Lisha Yost. We bought, fixed, and sold our house for profit during the recession, and now we're documenting the process of all our DIY goodness on our blog.

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architecture, architectural history

Cool Houses in Point Loma

By Lisha Yost on Apr 12, 2012

If you haven’t heard, we’re hosting a Giveaway, go check it out! I went to school in Point Loma in San Diego and I also worked there for a few years after I graduated, so... Continue reading

automation, diy

DIY Home Surveillance

By Lisha Yost on Mar 23, 2012

This is a guest post by David at 2MCCTV Security. When considering the installation of security cameras at your home there are a few things to keep in mind. First, what am I trying to... Continue reading

bathroom, tile

Progress: Tiling the Master Shower

By Lisha Yost on Mar 09, 2012

So, just wanted to give you all a little update on the shower progress. Kyle did most of this, I did help with a couple rows, but I can’t take much credit for it turning... Continue reading


Our House Exterior (in June 2009)

By Lisha Yost on Mar 07, 2012

One day I took some pictures of the outside of our house. This gives you a good idea of how much outside work we had done on the house so far: None. I was dreaming... Continue reading


Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

By Lisha Yost on Mar 02, 2012

So we attacked the mirror situation pretty fast because it wasn’t hard to do. I decided I wanted a big mirror that took up almost all the space in front of the vanity. So we... Continue reading


Grouting Tile and Installing Toilet and Vanity

By Lisha Yost on Feb 29, 2012

Okay, now we’re back to the master bathroom. After Kyle was officially done laying the tiles on the main floor part of the bathroom, I grouted the tiles. Laying the tiles is the hard part.... Continue reading

The Ants Go Marching One by One

By Lisha Yost on Feb 28, 2012

The ants go marching one by one, hurrah, hurrah! That’s all that goes through my head when I see this: And this: And This: And THIS!: And THIS!!!!!!: AAAAAHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!! Why do the ants always want... Continue reading