Welcome!Thank you for checking out our blog! I started blogging during our 2 year stint in the British Virgin Islands and found I really enjoy journaling in this way. Now that we've purchased a 125 year old home, we are embarking upon a very different kind of adventure!
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Category Archives: Outside
Our house is 130 years old this year, and isn’t she a beauty?! Well, she had been looking a bit shabby, with faded and peeling paint and stained gutters. Tony swore he’d move rather than paint this house, with its … Continue reading
Tony and I typically divide and conquer on house projects, and painting the front porch (which was badly needed for years!) was no different. Last summer (2018) my mom and I took the children to Green Bay, and Tony stayed … Continue reading
I’ve been LOVING my time with my little Gem. She is a spirited little lady who loves to move but also loves to cuddle! I can’t believe she’s 6 weeks old already! (Okay, technically she’s almost 7 weeks old now, … Continue reading
Fall has certainly been in the air recently! The temps have cooled (for a few days at least) and the Fall Festivals have begun, so it was time to pull out the fall decor. I like to do a new … Continue reading
EO’s two months old now! And it’s official. I’m now the proud owner of a “Mom Car” – one that can hold the baby, the fur-baby, and still have room left for some luggage. We spent one afternoon, two … Continue reading
Happy Flag Day! In honor of this patriotic holiday, I put together a very quick little project – a patriotic wreath. A burlap wreath is truly one of the easiest projects to put together. It requires just a few … Continue reading
So, sometimes your husband calls you and says, “Wifey, have you left for work yet?” “Not yet,” you reply, “why?” “Would you go out in the yard and see if you see any water? I saw some ice on the … Continue reading
Many years ago Mom picked up this old dresser for a steal, just sure I’d be able to use it one day as a TV stand or something, and graciously stored it in her basement for me. Well, that was … Continue reading
Mom and her friend, Nancy, sometimes like to go junk picking. On one such evening they came across several light fixtures that someone no longer wanted and was leaving out on their driveway for trash collection. They grabbed it, knowing … Continue reading