High temperatures here in Amite on Thursdays was 81. High temperature on Friday will be in the low 40s. Wish it would level off somewhere in between for a while! Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - We were having a hard time getting the cabinet/counter top folks to commit to Thursday for delivery and installation. They… Continue reading 03.04.15 Part Two – The cabinets arrived a day early, porch railings and microwave!
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 My job today was to clean the exterior doors and to scrape and clean all the windows inside and out. For once I'm glad we only have 7 windows! I was surprised to find not much sheet rock and paint on the windows but they were nasty so they got a… Continue reading 03.04.15 Light fixtures – yipee! BIG SURPRISE NEWS and HAPPY 6TH BIRTHDAY MADISYN
First I want to say THANK YOU to everyone who reads our blog. Our stats are soaring through the roof! Golly gee whilickers! Don't know exactly what you're liking, just that lots of people are reading it! Monday, March 2, 2015 - My husband Roy is currently in a state of devastation over the severe flooding around… Continue reading 03.02.2015 Thanks to all of you – AND – The dam broke again!
Sunday, March 1, 2015 - Grannie and Paw Paw were called in to keep Madisyn over night so her mom, dad and Kim could decorate and get everything ready for her 6th birthday party. So we played, snuggled, slept and took her to church with us. We played outside while there was still light on… Continue reading 03.01.15 Birthday Happy to Madisyn!
Saturday, February 28, 2015 - Bye Bye February! Tomorrow we will welcome in the month of March, one of my favorite months because of new flower blossoms, new leaves on trees and more 70 degree days! Our painting trio are back today making great progress. Got a call from the counter top people that… Continue reading 02.28.2015 Painting and visiting!!
Well this is the second time writing today's blog. The first one was finished complete with pictures and it disappeared. Sure hope I remember everything I wrote in that one, it was good! Friday, February 27, 2015 - Yep, building a house is a piece of cake, with the right contractor and subcontractors that is! … Continue reading 02.27.15 Building a house is a piece of cake!
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - The ceiling was insulated this morning - no pictures of that! The trim man and our contractor, Ronnie, were here early too! I didn't go over to the house until noon, it is way too cold and rainy. When I did I was amazed to see all the doors hung,… Continue reading 02.25.15 Interior doors, trim work and remaining work list
Monday, February 23, 2015 - The sheet rock workers didn't work today. Hopefully they will tomorrow, the rest of the construction this week depends on them finishing by Tuesday. Our electrician came back today to install the outside electrical box, and the inside switches and outlets. Our concrete stainer came today to pick up a… Continue reading 02.23.15 Electrical and appliance buying, Roy’s big fishing experience, hiking through the woods!
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!!!