During the Christmas and New Year holidays along with wonderful visits with family and friends, we've had several gorgeous days that were warm with gentle breezes that literally pulled you outside. We couldn't wait to walk around the neighborhood. Jetty's Reach has roads that are wide and not heavily travelled and they're great for bike … Continue reading A Break in the Weather
We're getting CLOSER! The interior painting is finished and all of the flooring is down, the hearth has been tiled and the wall behind the wood stove has the shake up and it's all painted. The front porch and screened porch cement has been poured and it's walkable. Once that was done they were able … Continue reading We’re getting so close to the finish!
One of the areas we planned to splurge a little on this building project was our kitchen countertops. I'd always had laminate and can honestly say I liked it and never had any issues with it. I've always loved the look of granite but just wasn't willing to open my wallet for it. But for … Continue reading Kitchen Countertops Installed
I know it's been a while since I've posted but seriously, so much of watching your house being build is very exciting but just not picture worthy. Walls and mechanical things such as HVACs and plumbing pipes just don't inspire me to write and the pictures I took all looked pretty much the same. … Continue reading Progress
There’s been A LOT going on since my last post! Unfortunately when I took pictures it just looked like a bunch of framed walls, plumbing and ductwork. Nothing that pictures show real well and nothing that most people would be excited about. BUT WE ARE! Seriously, the pictures really just didn’t do it justice. … Continue reading A Lot is Happening
What a difference a few days and a lot of work makes in what the house looks like! They have gotten all of the windows and all but one door set. If that door wasn't on backorder it would be in also. Having doors and windows makes all the difference in it "feeling" like a … Continue reading Dried In
By 8:00 this morning we had a bee hive of activity here! They got the roof finished and the tar paper put on the roof, the "eyebrow" completed and the roof framed for the mud room entrance. The window in the hallway was framed, the stairs measured for and ordered and we also got our … Continue reading The Tar Paper is on the Roof