Snow In Our Yard

Since my last post a few weeks ago, a lot has happened. Everything from having brunch at the amazing Biltmore Inn, to waking up to the prettiest winter wonderland! I have wanted to post about our girls trip, the snow, and the progress on our house but have been fighting a bad case of Lyme […]

Framing And Weatherproofing

There has been a lot of taking walls apart, framing for new windows and doors, as well as weatherproofing the whole house. We have been flip-flopping from working outside to inside as the weather allows. This makes it feel like we are moving more slowly accomplishing projects because we have started several and are flipping […]

Ivory Tin Roof

Wanna talk about ways to workout your whole body and be sore for weeks? Well, putting a new IVORY TIN ROOF on a 2,100 sq. ft. house will do it for sure. Our roof is steeper than most in our area, this made for a fun challenge. As we walked around on the old shingles we didn’t think […]

Spring Water

We are fixing up one of the springs on my family’s property that they first tapped into in the 1830’s and then rehoused in the 1970’s. This is really exciting! I am so happy that we will have naturally cold spring water in our house. I love fresh spring water! We have to do this work at this point of the house […]

Recycling Block

For our foundation wall we recycled cement block from the basement walls where the house originally sat. This was a lot of work, taking the walls apart and cleaning old morter off of them. We cleaned over 300 blocks in what felt like 200 degree weather. The last time I did this was for my parents […]