Better Than New Lessons I've Learned from Saving Old Homes

A New York Times and USA Today best sellerFor the first time Nicole Curtis the star of the megahit HGTV and DIY Network show Rehab Addict reveals her private struggles her personal victories and the inspiring lessons we can all learn from themNicole Curtis is the tough soulful charismatic dynamo who for the past 20 years has worked tirelessly to restore historical houses often revitalizing neighborhoods in the process And also in the process drawing millions of fans to her television show Rehab Addict where they follow each step of the hard work and singular vision that transform the seemingly lost cause of a run down building into a beautifully restored homeBut there is so muchto this self taught expert and working mom With her signature irresistible honesty and energy Curtis writes about a project that every listener will find compelling how she rehabbed herself Better Than New reveals what's not seen on TV Curtis' personal battles and her personal triumphs her complicated relationships her life as a single mother the story of how she got started remodeling houses and the consuming ins and outs of producing a megahit television show while keeping up with two kids two rescue dogs and countless tasks on her home renovation punch lists Followers of the show will get an inside look at some of her most famous restorations including the Dollar house the Minnehaha house the Campbell Street project and the Ransom Gillis mansionPart inspirational memoir and part self help guide Better Than New is a journey in eight chapters each pinned to the story of a house that Curtis has remodeled each delivering a hard fought lesson about life that takes listeners to the place we all want to be homeAs fans of her show can attest Nicole is totally unscripted and this audiobook featuring extensive new material exclusive to the audio edition is no exceptionPLEASE NOTE When you purchase this title the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio A New York Times and USA Today best sellerFor the first time Nicole Curtis the star of the megahit HGTV and DIY Network show Rehab Addict reveals her private struggles her personal victories and the inspiring lessons we can all learn from themNicole Curtis is the tough soulful charismatic dynamo who for the past 20 years has worked tirelessly to restore historical houses often revitalizing neighborhoods in the process And also in the process drawing millions of fans to her television show Rehab Addict where they follow each step of the hard work and singular vision that transform the seemingly lost cause of a run down building into a beautifully restored homeBut there is so muchto this self taught expert and working mom With her signature irresistible honesty and energy Curtis writes about a project that every listener will find compelling how she rehabbed herself Better Than New reveals what's not seen on TV Curtis' personal battles and her personal triumphs her complicated relationships her life as a single mother the story of how she got started remodeling houses and the consuming ins and outs of producing a megahit television show while keeping up with two kids two rescue dogs and countless tasks on her home renovation punch lists Followers of the show will get an inside look at some of her most famous restorations including the Dollar house the Minnehaha house the Campbell Street project and the Ransom Gillis mansionPart inspirational memoir and part self help guide Better Than New is a journey in eight chapters each pinned to the story of a house that Curtis has remodeled each delivering a hard fought lesson about life that takes listeners to the place we all want to be homeAs fans of her show can attest Nicole is totally unscripted and this audiobook featuring extensive new material exclusive to the audio edition is no exceptionPLEASE NOTE When you purchase this title the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio A New York Times and USA Today best sellerFor the first time Nicole Curtis the star of the megahit HGTV and DIY Network show Rehab Addict reveals her private struggles her personal victories and the inspiring lessons we can all learn from themNicole Curtis is the tough soulful charismatic dynamo who for the past 20 years has worked tirelessly to restore historical houses often revitalizing neighborhoods in the process And also in the process drawing millions of fans to her television show Rehab Addict where they follow each step of the hard work and singular vision that transform the seemingly lost cause of a run down building into a beautifully restored homeBut there is so muchto this self taught expert and working mom With her signature irresistible honesty and energy Curtis writes about a project that every listener will find compelling how she rehabbed herself Better Than New reveals what's not seen on TV Curtis' personal battles and her personal triumphs her complicated relationships her life as a single mother the story of how she got started remodeling houses and the consuming ins and outs of producing a megahit television show while keeping up with two kids two rescue dogs and countless tasks on her home renovation punch lists Followers of the show will get an inside look at some of her most famous restorations including the Dollar house the Minnehaha house the Campbell Street project and the Ransom Gillis mansionPart inspirational memoir and part self help guide Better Than New is a journey in eight chapters each pinned to the story of a house that Curtis has remodeled each delivering a hard fought lesson about life that takes listeners to the place we all want to be homeAs fans of her show can attest Nicole is totally unscripted and this audiobook featuring extensive new material exclusive to the audio edition is no exceptionPLEASE NOTE When you purchase this title the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio