This year for the kids' Halloween costumes we turned to Pinterest for their costumes. Pretty much I just let them scroll through until we found one that they liked and I could execute. Sewing is not one of my skills but I am pretty handy with a glue gun and a keen eye for putting … Continue reading Halloween in Review
Well folks as of Thursday it was a done deal with selling our house. The closing was really strange, so I didn't consider it done until I saw the money in the bank. We actually signed papers for our part of the closing on May 25th. The buyers are from out of state so our … Continue reading It’s a Done Deal!
Somebody better find me a Wishing Well, I have a few "well" wishes to make! Before we embarked on our well drilling journey we knew that there was a good chance that we would drill into trap rock. This would make it difficult to find water, but not impossible. It wasn't long before they hit … Continue reading New House: Well Wishes
Inspections are almost a guaranteed part of the home selling process (unless you sell your home "as is") and sometimes they can destroy a sale and/or the sellers expectations on what it takes ($$$) to sell a house. Our house was going on 90 years old, it was a solid house, but it was still … Continue reading Selling Our Home: Inspections
In the new house we opted not to have a fireplace, but I would still like to add a fireplace element to the living room. I just picture myself decorating the mantle for Christmas, hanging the stockings and cozening up on those cold winter nights. We added one little nook in the living room and … Continue reading New House: Faux Fireplace
When my parent's built a house circa 1996 my mom HAD TO HAVE a dinning room, fast forward 22 years, that room is now known as the "wasted room". Not because we get wasted in there... I would never... because it never gets used! Besides Christmas every other year, the occasional Easter and one Thanksgiving … Continue reading New House: Dining Room
Our house officially hit the market on a Friday and had an accepted offer by Wednesday night! Next we have to get through the inspections and have all contingencies removed, that will be for another post. Getting ready for showings and living in your home was a lot more work then I anticipated, even with … Continue reading Home for Sale! … Sold!