Welcome! I’m Julia Sweeten, and it’s no secret–I’m hooked on houses. Always have been. I’m a writer who created this blog in January of 2008 for fellow lookiloos as “A Fun Place to Get Your House Fix.” It now gets well over a million hits a month and has become my full-time gig (yay!).
Just to clear a few things up–I’m not a designer (so don’t ask me how to decorate your living room), and I’m not a “house snob” (so don’t be afraid to invite me over!). I’m more likely to swoon over a cozy, well-designed cottage than a sprawling, show-offy mansion.
I want this to be a friendly and spam-free corner of the Internet where house lovers can gather, so I now moderate comments to make sure the conversation stays positive and on-topic. Your comments will appear after I’ve approved them. Constructive criticism is acceptable, but we don’t slam each other or different style preferences here.
I’m married to my college sweetheart, Dave, and we live in Ohio. We’ve got two kids, Jake and Lily, and we recently adopted a sweet little Shih Tzu named Maizie from a local rescue.
A little more info…
- Are you hooked on houses? Take this quiz to find out.
- Want to submit a house or listing for consideration? Send it to me!
- Looking for photos of your favorite TV or Movie House? Check Houses Onscreen.
- New to HoH? Check out my Top 20 Posts.
- Want to advertise? Sorry, but I’m not accepting new sponsors at this time.
- Wonder where I live? Take my house tour.
- Need reach me? Email.
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I always strive to give credit for photo images that I use and link to the original source. If you find that one is in error or if I have used one of yours and you want it removed for any reason, let me know.
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Painting of my childhood home by Fifi Flowers.
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