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Spring 2020 House Update

I thought I would bring you this spring 2020 house update as it’s been a bit since I did an update. We had put most of our house plans on hold for the better part of the last year due to job loss. The layoff meant that we put all…

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Home Build Timeline

Today I want to bring you a post I have been meaning to make for a while, our home build timeline. I’ve been wanting to condense our home build process onto one master post. This way you can see the flow of our home build and anyone else who is…

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Free Home Maintenance Checklist!

Today I am happy to announce my first freebie, a free home maintenance checklist! Welcome back everyone! I am done with my website revamp. I’m still working out a few tweaks here and there, but I am really happy with the finished product. I decided what better way to come…

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Location, Location, Location

Location, location, location! That’s the mantra of real estate. I was looking back on my house update and started really thinking about the importance of location when we were building our house. When we started the process of looking for land we knew we wanted to move back out into…

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Winter House Update

So I haven’t really had a house update since we planted our grass in the fall and I would say that’s because there’s really not a whole lot to say. It’s winter and there’s really not a lot going on right now house wise because of the season. There are…

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Lawn’s First Haircut

So the grass had it’s first cutting today. We contacted our landscaper a couple days ago to find out when it would be good to back off the daily watering now that it was growing so high. He gave us some advice on that and said he’d send someone out…

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One Year Later…

This past weekend commemorates one year we’ve been in our new house. It seems like it’s went by very quickly. I think part of that is because we still have so much to do before it’s complete. Whether it’s landscaping, furniture we need, decorating that needs to happen or outdoor…

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The Beginnings of a Lawn

I wanted to bring you all an update on our landscaping project…the quest to get grass. Seems like such a simple thing, right? But it’s been a long time coming as the journey was filled with weather set backs and problems getting contractors set up to complete the grading process….

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Landscaping Progress, Day 3

So Wednesday ushered in day three of our quest to have grass. Unlike the other days, the crew showed up in the morning and stayed all day long to basically finish up the job. First up was grading the land with the bobcat while one of the workers tilled and…

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Landscaping Progress, Day 2

Day two of our grass preparation was fairly uneventful. The owner of the landscape business himself stopped by in the morning briefly and then came back and spent about 2 hours in the afternoon tilling up the ground. He’s very hands on and has been out here every day participating…

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