About This Site

This site is about many things: houses, life, houses, writing, houses, cool old stuff, houses, interesting places, houses, books, houses, and how to become famous without ever leaving one’s couch. This site serves no other purpose than to amuse the author and perhaps give her a little side income so she can eventually retire and hide in her house full-time. To that end, she may run some ads and put a donation button on here somewhere so she can make a little cash.

The author (House Crazy Sarah) is an experienced writer and blogger who published two books of literary fiction in the 2000’s, and created/authored/curated the popular blog House Crazy from 2012 – 2016. She sold that blog for more money than she ever made on any of her published books but later regretted selling it because the company that bought it shamelessly turned it into an advertising farm and has bastardized the original content and gutted its soul, much to the chagrin of House Crazy’s many fans and long-time readers.

This new blog, entitled House Crazy Sarah, is the author’s way of making it up to her fans. The big difference about this reincarnation, is that the blog will be about more than just houses (but with a good dose of house love) and it will never be sold because it has the author’s name right in the title.

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Obligatory disclaimers:

This website (blog, or “web-log”) is meant solely for entertainment purposes as is evident in the silliness of its content. While this personal blog may dispense advice and opinions, they are solely those of the author and are in no way meant to be taken seriously as the author is full of sassy bluster. House Crazy Sarah is the sole owner, proprietor, writer, and curator of this website. She prefers to be called a “webmistress” rather than a “webmaster” because she prefers female pronouns and identifies as a female humanoid. Also, webmistress sounds kind of witch-y and hip in a femi-nerdi way.

Photos on this site:

House Crazy Sarah uses some of her own photography but many of the photos on this blog are swiped off the internet. House Crazy Sarah tries to use images that are supposedly in the public domain, but sometimes it’s hard to tell who the original copyright holders are. When she engages in such potential copy-right infringement, she claims “fair use” under US copyright law. So if you find this site has used one of your photos without permission and you want it removed, just contact House Crazy Sarah. She’s pretty chill. 

Technical schiznit:

This site runs on a WordPress 5.2.1 platform using the Baskerville 2 theme.

Privacy Policy & Disclosure:

Regarding GDPR Compliance: the privacy of House Crazy Sarah’s visitors is important to her. She never sells or shares your personal information with anyone else. 

When visiting this site, your personal data may be collected. In some cases this site needs to collect and store personal data in order to provide services or information that you request from us (ex: newsletters). Like any other website, this site collects information regarding your website behavior, communication, and interaction with this site. This information may be connected to existing personal data that has been stored for a specified and defined purpose.

Your data may be collected for the purpose of Interest-Based Advertising on this property/site. This site uses third-party advertising companies to serve ads. These companies may use information (NOT including your name, address email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

If you wish to opt out from receiving tailored online ads, you can do so through NAI Consumer Opt Out.

For California Residents:  Pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2019 (“CCPA”), you have certain rights with respect to your personal information.  For the purposes of this section, personal information is used as defined in the CCPA.

For European Economic Area Resident: If you reside in a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), then under the GDPR and applicable data protection laws you have the rights, among other things, to access your personal data, have us erase it, and/or restrict its further processing. If you wish to access or delete your personal data (if any) maintained by us related to advertising on this site, you can contact the site owner.

By law, House Crazy Sarah must also inform you that this site uses cookies. What exactly a cookie is, House Crazy Sarah knows not. She pictures chocolate chip wafers fluttering between your computer and hers, but in technical terms…

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

By using this site, you consent to the use of these cookies and the sharing of data captured by such cookies.

If she could, House Crazy Sarah would have a cookie jar full of warm, gooey cookies for her readers on her website. But since that technology has not yet been invented, here’s a virtual representation of her goodwill:

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