Basements and Hangnails

So it’s almost August and we’re roughly three-ish weeks away from this house being finished. HALLE-FREAKIN-LUJAH. And in typical fashion I’m way behind on updating the progress of this house. I last left off with the drywall complete upstairs. Well, not only is the drywall finished everywhere, but so is the painting…along with trim work […]

Drywall. Check.

Well, our home is moving right along. And that’s a very good thing because I think we are all ready to claim back some resemblance of normal family life. It’s weird living in limbo. Really weird. And with very young children it’s also…challenging. I’ve decided we’ve officially reached chaos threshold. While I like to think […]

Kitchen Talk

With each passing day we get that much closer to seeing this house finished┬áand I can hardly wait! There’s still loads to do until it’s done, but I wanted to share a little sneak peek of some of the selections we’ve made, mostly because I just like to stare at the pictures and imagine the […]

Big Progress, Big Loss

It’s been a while since I last posted about the house, and there’s been some big progress since then. It’s really starting to look like a house now! The framing is all finished, the roof is on and shingled and it won’t be too much longer before siding will go up. I’m so anxious to […]

You Know What They Say About Walls…

That you are confined only by the walls you build yourself. So, we added some doors. Problem solved. And now our house is actually starting to look like…well, a house, because framing is up! I always think this stage is a little scary. The spaces play some sort of optical illusion and they look smaller […]

Digging Dirt

Somebody pinch me because I cannot believe the big day is here. We broke ground! This has been such a long time coming. classic family picture ­čśë It was over three years ago I first told Rick about my idea to move back to the area I grew up. I’m fairly certain he didn’t give […]

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