We’ve Added a Fence

We’ve Added a Fence Having a dog without a fence is not the most enjoyable situation. Especially when you live on a lake and said dog loves swimming. Or when said…

The Thirty-Five Day Check-In

Our First Home Renovation: Thirty-Five Day Check-In It’s been thirty-five days since we closed on the house. Thirty-five days. That doesn’t sound like much. And it’s not really. We’ve got…

Removing the Ramps

Removing the Outside Ramps Staying on trend with this house’s ridiculous need to have multiples of everything (four water heaters, three outside electrical meters, two furnaces, etc.) it would only…

DIY Chicken Wire Picture Frame

I am loving all things chicken wire. I love the farmhouse style and love how chicken wire seems to show up in such unexpected places. So, when Brett and I…

When Waiting Isn’t so Bad

“Just wait.” [Long pause and silence] “Kelly, you can wait until your dad gets home. Have him look at it and see what’s wrong…” and Brett continues to talk, but…

2016: Planning Ahead

It’s March 2016. Which means there are 10 months left in the year. Prior to moving in, Brett and I spit-balled ideas on what we wanted to do to the…

Day Two is For Knocking Down a Wall

After scraping the ceilings of the entire first floor of the new house (which took an excruciatingly-long amount of time) we moved on to knocking down a wall. Side note,…