Change is in the Air!

In the near future you will be seeing change around here, from design to content. Course Adjustment It is always interesting to me how projects or life evolves from your original plan to somethings else. I have had many experiences in life when I felt I needed to go one direction and then later felt …

Best Family Calendar

Finding the best family calendar for your family can be hard. It took me years before I found the best one for my family. I don’t want you to have that problem so I’m sharing the info with you. When you are designing and building a home you need to be as organized as possible, …

Rooms in Your House, Deciding What You Need and Want

Rooms in Your House Now that you have all these ideas gathered that we talked about in this previous post – We’re Going to Build, Now What. Pick your most favorites and grab a pencil and paper! We are going to start by making a list of the rooms in you house and what floor they …

Moving and Storage Tips

I will say that when it comes to putting your “life” in storage there is a right/wrong/best/better way to store things. Here are some of the things I learned that comes in handy when moving, even from just one place to another. Invest in a tape gun! It is well worth the extra money. I …

Learning Patience Part 2

Here’s the second and final part to the Learning Patience post. Enjoy the rest of the journey to where we are today. # Of Square feet = Your Families Happiness? If someone had told me a year earlier that I would not only consider, but actually live in a camp trailer, I would have looked …

Learning Patience

Remember in the last post how I said I had started getting the hang of things? Well, I overwhelmed myself and couldn’t think straight. The last week of school didn’t help much either with field trips, field day, and such. I have had to step back and reevaluate where I am, where I want to …

Reflection

I’m starting to get the hang of this blogging stuff. I felt overwhelmed for a bit. There is so much to learn and do, if your not careful you can get lost in the information. Did I give you enough to think about last time?  I’ll give you a little break, this post is a …

We’re Going to Build, Now What?

Now that we’ve decided to build we need to design the house. Probably my most favorite part! This step can actually take longer than building. Hubby has been complaining that this house has taken us six years to design. He’s afraid if I make changes it’s going to take another six years. Who hasn’t gone …

Is building the right choice for me?

I hadn’t planned on waiting so long to post again. Technology has given me grief this last week. After getting the blog up and live and trying to finish the setup, I updated a driver for my video card and it made my computer crash. I thought I had lost everything. Thank goodness Hubby is …

Why we chose to build?

Heads up this may be a kind of long post, but it tells our story. We enjoyed our first little home for about 10 years. We moved into it just a week before our oldest was born. It was a good starter home. Hubby thought it would be our forever home, but 4 kids later …