Our little family has had a lot going on these past two months. First and foremost, our little family isn't so little anymore! Our son, Steven, was married to a gorgeous woman, Melissa, last week - and when I say gorgeous, I mean inside and out! She's a gem. I am so happy they found … Continue reading Late Summer Update at Avenue B
I'm rather tardy in posting what has been happening in the last few weeks. I've been super busy as one might imagine. June 27th marks the date I finally got to see the house in person for the first time. Our oldest son, Steven, picked me up at the airport and took me straight to … Continue reading Hello THOAB!
It's official. As of June 6th, the house is all ours. I thought I'd be super excited about it, but really the occasion was rather anticlimactic. I won't get to see the house in person until June 27th. I will definitely be excited when I finally get the keys in my hand and am able … Continue reading Final Initial Impressions and Getting Reagan the House Pup
Loads going on the last week or so at The House on Avenue B. The home inspector has been out to give the house the once-over and the foundation folks (the same ones that did all the foundation work for Fixer Upper, so we're rubbing elbows with the famous people) have crawled under the house … Continue reading Initial Impressions – The Kitchen and The Laundry
Now that we've studied every inch of the outside, let's take a look inside. We enter from the Avenue B porch, but pause a moment to admire the detail on that door. If you think this door is great, wait until you see the door on the Elm Street side. I love the transom window, … Continue reading Initial Impressions – The Foyer, Living Room & Dining Room
We've been in-contract on the house for about 72 hours now and I've spent about every minute of that time studying every square inch of every single photo I can get my hands on magnified by, like, the Hubble telescope. Obsessed? Yup. Here's what I've got so far, some facts and some speculation. The house … Continue reading Initial Impressions
In August of 2013...WOW! almost 5 years ago!....My husband, Steve, and I took a trip with my brother, Trey, to look for our retirement town. We all were tired of big city living and wanted to find some space and peace in a small town. Steve and I wanted to look in the mountains of … Continue reading How It All Began