Day 27 – Progress!

We spent a wonderful hour or so squelching through mud in a field full of reclaimed barn bits, and there sat on top of a pile of beams we found our new mantel! We have been really wanting to make the fireplace a feature of the sitting room and this piece is perfect. Even better we know how old it is and where it is from (a 1910 barn structure in Bay City Michigan) So there is a story there too, for you know, when we eventually have people over for dinner. Cont...

DAY 15 – All The Things

We have reached the stage of discombobulation, that period of time where everything is up in the air, not quite right and a little 'off'. This is the first full week for us since the holidays, all of our guests have gone, the house is half packed and in disarray and the new house has no floors and walls. So you know...situation normal. Cont...