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The Beginnings of a Driveway

We received a message from the contractor doing our septic and our driveway that he had started the driveway and wanted us to go out to the land to take a look at what he had done.  We didn’t know he was going to go out there and start on…

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Taekwondo

So we signed Creative Kid up for Taekwondo a few days ago and today was his first class.  I’m a bit nervous about it because we’ve been having some behavioral issues with him recently that I think are greatly influenced by all the change in our lives.  This is something…

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Easter Egg Hunt

Normally for Easter we would have a family get together at our house and have a little egg hunt for the kids.  This year we are in a small apartment with no yard of our own, but we still wanted Creative Kid to be able to participate in an Easter…

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Mowing the Meadow

Today the landscaping company we have been working with sent a worker out with a walk behind brush hog and a chain saw to help us finally clear the rest of the meadow where the house will be built.  The rain has been so bad with the standing water on…

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Staking Out The House

Today was finally the day for us to stake out the house.  We were meeting a new field manager at the land at 10 a.m. for what we were told normally takes about a half an hour, but ended up taking twice that.  There was a lot of back and…

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Live And Learn

We decided we would use this weekend to try to clear the brush, weeds and saplings ourselves and save us a little money.  We had purchased a multi-tool off of Amazon that had things like a pole saw and brush cutter on it as well as a hedge trimmer and…

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Dig Date Set?

We heard from Wayne Homes today that they have penciled us in for a dig date next month around the 11th, provided we can get all the permits done by the end of this month.  We’re anxious to get this party started, but man do we need some cooperation with…

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Home and Garden Show

Last month we went to the Columbus Home and Garden show that is sponsored by the Columbus Dispatch.  It was our first time going to it and I went there for several reasons.  One, we are probably going to need a landscaper before the end of the year to help…

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