March Round Up (In April)

March, March, March, what can I say except what a ride. So much stress coupled with what seems to be an endless winter (yes it is April 15th and still snowing) meant much of the house progress has come to a grinding halt. Cont...

Day 38 – An Enormous Push Forward!

Its been a huge week at the house, not just with the building but also on a family level. we found out that the youngest member of our family has to have his tonsils out pretty sharpish, as they are so bug they are causing him to stop breathing at night! Not ideal, this new nugget of information has pushed our schedule and given us a new sense of urgency because I really don't want to have a little one recovering from surgery in a half built house. So you know, as always no pressure! Cont...

Day 25 – cabin fever

Did I mention I'm impatient... so very impatient. The problem with the beginning of a project is the prep work, you know the mind numbing tedious stuff that you will never see, but if you don't do right the whole house will fall down, yeah that stuff, well I'm in the middle of that and it's brutal. Cont...

Day 8 – Treasures

The initial demolition has revealed some wonderful secrets, and I cant wait to see what else the old lady has. When we removed the bar we found what seems to be remnants of the original wall paper, a beautiful teal with a white floral pattern. Cont...

Day 4

I have to admit it was a record even for us, we got the keys on Monday and the demolition derby started last night...4 days of restraint...and on one of those days the keys were buried in a snow drift so we couldn't get in, so there was that. Cont...