Spray Painting Doors

partially sprayed doors

As I mentioned in this post, we purchased a heavy duty paint sprayer. We knew we would paint our entire house and wanted something that would hold up to lots of use. The sprayer says it can withstand up to 125 gallons per year so we knew it would last. We decided to spray all […]

Healthy Buffalo “Chicken” Burgers

buffalo burger

This sweepstakes has closed. Thanks to all those who entered! Most of us tend to turn towards healthier foods in the summer. We don’t want to feel weighed down after a meal when we are out running around in shorts, skirts, and bathing suits, so a lot of the time our favorite pastas and heavy […]

Weekly House Update-Week 16

arched dining drywall

We have drywall!!!!!!!!! The house looks and feels totally different when you walk in. It makes it very real and exciting:) I’m a little delayed on the weekly update as I went back to work this week and it was crazy busy. It actually worked out great because drywall didn’t get finished until Saturday so […]

5 Years

Mike & Jessie-945

5 years ago I walked down the aisle to marry this man…   And danced the night away with my favorite guy…     And it was perfect. 5 years have gone by and we’ve experienced our fair share of heartbreak and but also incredible highs. Like the day we met this sweet girl… And […]

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 […]

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. ┬áNuts. The good […]

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 […]

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 […]