Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House - DIY Books - 10 Inspiring Reads About Home Remodeling - Bob Vila
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"Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House" by Eric Hodgins
City-dweller Mr. Blandings packs up his family and ships off to the tranquility of the country to build his dream home. Tragically, and comically, things don't quite pan out the way he'd hoped. This classic has spawned three movies—but as is often the case, the book is much better.