The Work In Between

sprayed insulation

Sometimes my weekly house updates may not seem like much is going on, but I can assure you, Mike is constantly working on something over there. There are so many little things that are needed for prep or to get ahead so we can get moved in as soon as it’s livable. Besides making tons… more

Weekly House Update-Week 16

water trench

Hi friends! Today is my official last day of summer break. That doesn’t seem possible does it? How crazy is it that we are talking about school in the middle of July, but it’s here. Our first day for teachers is next Friday and the students start the following Tuesday, July 29th.  Nuts. The good… more

Picking the Perfect White Paint for our Walls

picking white paint

White is white, right? I’m finding out that’s a big fat “no.” There are about 1.26 million shades of white, actually. Since this color will be the color for our house, going on every wall in every room, it has to be pretty. Not a white that has looks more yellow, taupe, grey, or any… more

Weekly House Update: Week 15

house with driveway before brick

It’s been a bit of a slow week, but we are still moving forward. We had our inspection for electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and framing on Tuesday. Unfortunately we didn’t pass:( Apparently it is very uncommon to pass on the first inspection so we weren’t totally shocked. We had a list of quick-hitter type fixes to… more

Dining Room Inspiration: Rustic Chic


Months ago I shared the layout of our new house along with some inspiration photos to share the open concept we were going for. As we near completion on the house in the next few months, it’s time to start thinking style. We purchased all of the lighting {some have changed since that post but… more

Weekly House Update: Week 14

garage doors from side

There wasn’t a ton of progress this week, but what was accomplished is very pretty:) We have painted dormers! After Mike tried and realized we weren’t equipped, we hired it out and I’m so thankful we did. They look great and I didn’t have to worry about Mike falling off the very steep roof:)  … more

Simple Striped DIY Patriotic Sign

updated patriotic striped sign

This post brought to you by FrogTape. All opinions are 100% mine. I'm not one to usually decorate for the 4th of July {unless we're having a party}, but when I was recently sent some Shape Tape™ from Frog Tape®, I had the perfect idea for some cute and easy patriotic decor.   This would… more

Vacation Recap-Disney World

molly in minnie ears

We spent last week in Orlando with my family. It was insanely hot {think 95 each day}, but we managed to still have a great time. We spent two afternoons at Disney parks thanks to my sweet cousin who has friends in high places that were able to get us in for free!  The biggest… more

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