Love The Mountains

I took this picture with my phone today when the girls and I were headed home from submitting their 4-H exhibits to the fair.  It was gorgeous in the mountains today, and it made me smile.... Read More

Finishing Touches

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These pictures are out of date, but I really needed to update our Dream Home Blog.  A couple of weeks before our open house, my dad came over to help us with the last minute fixes, installation, and... Read More

Slowly, But Surely!

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We have been working really hard this Spring and Summer getting our property ready for grass and landscaping.  Aaron has rototilled, sprayed weeds, rototilled some more, pulled weeds, and levelled th... Read More

The Paint Job

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Aaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhh!  Huge sigh of relief!  One more very big project is complete – the exterior paint.  Mom and Dad came over last weekend and we painted... Read More

What To Do

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with two acres full of sand? Well, if you want anything to grow without blowing away in the winds we have around here, AND if you don’t want to water it constantly because the sand doesn’t... Read More

Hey! We Have Railings!

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Tom, Dad, and Aaron have been back at it again!  They worked really hard this weekend to get all the rails and stairs on the decks done.  The difference those deck rails made with the appearance of ... Read More

Progress – December 18

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Hey, guess what’s finished?  The Deck.  I’m not kidding, teasing, or telling a fib in any way – well okay maybe a little one.  Technically its not done because we still need raili... Read More

Progress – December 10

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We are still experiencing GORGEOUS sunsets!  This one is from Tuesday night.  It’s nice because it’s a moment in time that forces you to stop, take notice, and appreciate true beauty. Aa... Read More

Progress – December 9

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So much has happened in the past seven days, it’s incredible!  I was really trying hard to post daily, but life took over and we were too busy!  My dad has started playing a game with me every... Read More

Progress – November 30

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Dad compltely finished the Master Bathroom floor today.  All that’s left is the tub front, surround, and the shower!    I finished the Utility Room floor! Mom and Katelyn continued to paint, ... Read More

Progress – November 29

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The theme for the day was “tedium”.  While all the changes happening to our home now are awesome and exciting, the process of making those changes can tend to be tedious, repetitive, and ... Read More

The Home Stretch

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I am going to state right off the bat – I AM GOING TO COPY SOMEONE OUTRIGHT, SHAMELESSLY, AND WITHOUT REGRET!  The person I am going to copy is Ree Drummond, also known as The Pioneer Woman.  ... Read More