Monthly archives: May, 2017

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 …

Why I really started this blog

This blog is something that I had never thought I would do. Hubby didn’t even want me to post info of our house on Facebook, needless to say he’s adjusting and being supportive. You do need to understand, his profession is in computers so, he is very conscious when it comes to our family and …

A Little More Background

Architecture is in my blood.  My dad, uncles and grandpa owned a construction company together at one point. I heard many stories growing up of buildings they built, including the house my grandparents lived in. Grandpa also had a shop which I loved spending time in. Fresh cut wood is the best smell ever! When …

Welcome and what is to come!

Welcome to From Design to Welcome Home! My name is Jennifer and I invite you to join me as I share my family’s journey as we design and build our home. I will walk you through our challenges, projects, progress and research. I look forward to answering your questions also, so please feel free to …