Month: June 2008

Demanding Little Tart

  Yes, I’m talking about Reagan.  Imagine that.  Anyone who knows her knows she is one of the sweetest, most loving little girls around, but they also know she has a mind of her own and aContinue reading


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Kitchen Choices

I know it seems like a LONG way off, especially since we don’t even have any walls built yet, but I thought I’d share the choices we’ve made for our kitchen.  One of the reasonsContinue reading


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Decking the Floor

We’re making progress!  We spent the weekend laying floor decking and getting ready to frame walls.  Visible progress is great!  Insteresting was the NASTY storm that rolled in late in the afternoon.  It caught usContinue reading


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Aaahhhhhhhh, life in a construction zone

The girls have been GREAT about spending time on a construction zone.  They’ve found ways to entertain themselves even when there isn’t much for them to do.  They’ve been awesome!      Follow **At timesContinue reading


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Flora & Fauna

We have a lot of wildlife at our property.  There are quail and their babies everywhere, coyotes, finches, snakes, you name it. In order to build, we had to cut away tons (literally) of dirtContinue reading


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The Tree

Remember this picture?  It is a beautiful, old catalpa tree at the bottom of our property.  This is Reagan’s tree.  Actually, it’s all of ours’, but Reagan is there all the time.  While we’re buildingContinue reading


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Whirlwind Week!

Last week (nearly two weeks ago now), we poured footings, stem walls, and had the temporary power hooked up.  Last weekend and throughout the week we worked our butts off putting on the sill plate, building ponyContinue reading


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Getting Wired & Footings

Once the electrical inspection was complete and the temporary power was approved, we were able to have UEC come out and hook up our power and energize us.  It’s great because now our trailers canContinue reading


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So Cute!

I’m not normally a “small” dog person.  I love dogs – they’re just usually bigger, like labs or retrievers.  Since we’ve had Tod, though, I’m a complete convert.  He doesn’t bark (not an annoying yappyContinue reading


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Full Speed Ahead

Construction is going full-bore, and it’s wonderful to finally see more and more progress every day. What would a construction site be without the token port-a-potty?  Gotta love honey houses.  🙂 This week, my dadContinue reading


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Pretty

One of the houses across the highway at the bottom of the hill from where our new house is has peacocks.  LOTS of peacocks.  One day when we were at the property working, they wereContinue reading


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Diggin’ In

Well, the well is done.  We were very nervous that we were going to have to drill very deep to get good water, but luckily, we were able to get water very quickly!  Our wellContinue reading


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