So, our house is under contract. That's an awesome thing. This represents a lot of hard work and sacrifice. We never intended to sell this house, and fixed it up with the kind of love and care as if it were our forever home, because we thought it was. It's hard, leaving a home you … Continue reading #26 Legacy
So, our sweet house in Halsey went live on the RMLS Wednesday night. We were running around like crazies trying to finish up myriad details, and then we just went "done." Whatever it is now, it is. Buyers can request/suggest/ask what they will and we'll negotiate. It's kinda sad, but only kinda at this point. … Continue reading #25 It’s Real and it’s Good and it’s Love.
I have painted and painted and painted. Tom has wired and wired and wired. We are oh so tired. It's not poetry, but it feels like it. You get into such a totally zen place, painting baseboard trim. I have had my ear buds in and the same 13 songs playing over and over on … Continue reading #24 All the painting in the world
We spent the weekend so busy it had to be a conscious choice to slow down. On Saturday I told Tom to slow down, and then today he told me to slow down. I know I'm done when I keep putting supplies and tools down and then forgetting where I put them and then start … Continue reading #23 Introducing Soggy Bottom Ranch
There's nothing quite like having new drywall, new mud/texture, new outlets, new can lights, new carpet, new paint and new trim to make a formerly ugly duckling bedroom look pretty spectacular! All we have left to do is touch up trim and paint, hang a curtain rod/clothing rods and add the door handle, and this … Continue reading #22 Fresh
We have such beautiful plants and trees at the farm. We have a pear tree, an apple tree, a plum tree, 3 cherry trees, a grape arbor and a blueberry bush. On top of this we have ample blackberries, the willows are growing back, and a huge cottonwood that is sending out a million cottonwood … Continue reading #21 Cabinet love