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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Tag Archives: Porch
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
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
True Confession Time: I actually completed this project over the summer, but it’s taken me this long to take the ‘after’ picture! Silly, I know, but at least this way you get to see our new storm door. Yes, I … Continue reading
Remember when I etched that old window and hung it over the front porch swing? At the time I’d been planning to create a table to go in that area as well, and I finally got to it the week … Continue reading
Last weekend a neighboring town had a city-wide garage sale, and I nabbed a few old windows for a deal. Immediately I knew I wanted to put the biggest one right over our porch swing. I thought it would block … Continue reading
I’ve had this post nearly ready for the last week, but then I got sidetracked preparing for an interview. I found out yesterday that I got the position! Next school year I’ll be a Math Intervention Teacher – small group … Continue reading