Here’s a simple recipe for turning an apartment into a home. Gather your all growed-up daughter and her three still growing-up kiddos and fold in five hearty appetites. Add a huge amount of homemade red meat sauce and equally large mounds of wheat spagetti noodles. Stir in gobs and heaps of love. Serve it all up to the family seated around your table on the craigslist second hand FW Lombard ash chairs and pass the cheesey bread that you make up special just for this particular crew, and you’ve got it.

The perfect recipe and instructions of how to turn a 1970’s ranch style duplex rental into one’s very own home.

Can you say Yum and mmmmmm with a satisfied sigh and smile, all at the same time?