Our little dynamite of a granddaughter stayed with us from Wednesday morning till Friday morning. She loves it out here in the country and the freedom for playing that this brings! We made peanut butter hay stacks, created love cards (since Valentines is over) for her mom, dad and dad's girlfriend Kim. She loved the… Continue reading 02.18.15 to 02.20.15 Fun with Madisyn!
This post was published last year on Mardi Gras. It continues to be one of the top viewed posts I publish so I thought I'd post it new this year in case someone missed it last year! New 2015 pictures have been added! 2014 - I've been given the day off work so I'm ready… Continue reading 02.17.15 It’s Mardi Gras time in New Orleans! repost from 2014 and new 2015 pics
Roy and I really like these sturdy roll up hose thingies (had to look up that word since thingy isn't a real word but the recommended plural is thingies) and brought one with us to our new little house. Roy attached it Friday so we're all set. He created some bolt thing made up of… Continue reading 02.16.15 Sheet rocking, hose reel and column moving!
This has been quite a day. Yesterday we thought that there wouldn't be any construction going on today. Man were we wrong! I have to say the following in big letters, so pretend I'm standing on the roof shouting this to the world: I ABSOLUTELY LLLLOOOOVVVVEEEE THIS HOUSE WE ARE BUILDING!!!!!!!!!!! WOW, WOW, WOW!! The… Continue reading 02.14.2015 For a house that wasn’t going to see construction today – WOW!!!
Thursday, February 12, 2015 - I went to a local wholesale nursery, where I use to work, to buy all the shrubs for the front of our house and to hide the air conditioning unit and the water well shed. I bought 6 Encore Azaleas (they flower all summer unlike regular azaleas that only flower… Continue reading 02.13.15 Beautiful bushes, vinyl siding and wall insulation!
I attended church today at River Rock Church in Loranger with our granddaughter Madisyn and her mom Liz. For those who know our past, don't be so shocked, yes we sat together in church and the building didn't fall down around us!!! We both know that it's in Madisyn's best interest for us all to… Continue reading 02.08.15 Fun with Madisyn, white trim and yellow siding!
February 4, 2015 - Not much happening here today other than more air conditioning installation this evening. Hopefully the correct size windows will arrive tomorrow and be installed - yay for rain not pouring into the windows any more! Friday we'll have our next inspection and Saturday the vinyl siding installation will begin! Roy spent… Continue reading 02.04.15 Rainy day, taking it slow and Wacky Wednesdays!
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - Roofing material and three roofers showed up this morning at 8 am. Here's some before and after pictures of the house and a picture of the storage building with it's roof finished. EARLY MORNING LATE AFTERNOON Roy and I spent many hours today at Lowe's getting what we hope… Continue reading 02.03.15 Roofing, air conditioning and big shopping spree!
Monday, February 2, 2015 - I love waking up to the sounds of construction work going on at our new house. Our Plumber, C. Dan Wrinkles was here bright and early putting all our plumbing rough-ins in. His son Hunter was with him shadowing his dad's work today for school. He was a very good… Continue reading 02.02.15 Plumbing Monday!
Sunday, February 1, 2015 - Our Sunday was full of family! Sunday morning we worshiped with Chip, Kim and Madisyn. Chip is a "Connect Group" leader. Their connect groups are small groups based around a common interest of that group. Chip's is Softball. The picture below is of all the Connect Group leaders in front… Continue reading 02.01.15 Family Sunday