Michael and Ashley Cordray love old homes. They are helping bring the shine back to Galveston, Texas by repairing and restoring the community's historic homes with hopes of preserving the island's history and architecture. Their life may seem a bit crazy, but to them, it’s perfectly normal. Whether they are looking at a house two hours after they said they wouldn’t buy another until they got one sold (…but it was a great deal), turning discarded materials (yes, that includes good old-fashioned dumpster dives) into timeless projects, harvesting a little honey from their beehives, wrangling their chickens back into their yard from down the block, or driving four hours one way for a front door — not a single minute is boring.

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