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From Closing to Demo: Day 1

We had the closing on the Steele St house in the morning. It was also our 8 year wedding anniversary!  This is us here with our amazing realtor, Gwen Jasper. We seriously couldn’t have gotten through the buying/selling process without her and her amazing expertise and negotiating skills. AND – she drove two days from … Continue reading

2013 – Ready or Not, Here I Come!

My SIL asked me the other day if Seth and I were going to make any resolutions this year. I think this is the first year that I haven’t really thought about it. I’m not sure I have any real resolutions. Goals and intentions, yes. But resolutions sound so stodgy and strict and formal. I … Continue reading

Birthday Fun

Birthday Fun

This year for my birthday we took it easy. But I was so thankful for that! We took a few days and headed up to the mountains for a relaxing time in the fresh air with all the members of our little family. We stayed at this great place that we’ve gone before – The … Continue reading

Meal Planning

Meal Planning

I may have mentioned that I’m in a money group. A few ladies and I meet about once a month and our goal is to feel empowered when it comes to building our personal wealth. We talk about debt, credit ratings, IRA’s and Roth IRA’s, money market accounts, living wills, etc. Mostly we are all … Continue reading

Insta-Fun

Insta-Fun

Here’s my new installment of instagram dumping….enjoy! Happy Independence Day and happy birthday to my little brother!

Changing My Mind

Dear Husband, Thank you for loving me – always. I love these home remodeling adventures that we are seemingly constantly on. It used to be stressful. Now it’s fun. I appreciate that we are more easygoing these days and we don’t stress out about making changes to our home. speaking of changes…. You must be … Continue reading

Summer Fun List

I love summer! I especially love this time of year because there is so much POSSIBILITY of fun and adventure in the next few months! So here’s my list of summer fun activities that I want to do to relish the wonderfulness of summer. make smores on the fire pit plant flowers and veggies in … Continue reading

It’s A Girl!

It’s A Girl!

A few weeks ago I hosted my sister-in-law’s baby shower back in Nebraska. We are so excited for Kate and Matt to welcome Baby Audrey in early July – or hopefully earlier! I think Kate is ready for this baby to get here! It’s their first and it will be so exciting to have a … Continue reading

Vacation

Vacation

I may have forgotten to mention that we took a little vacation almost a month ago. With the frenzy of work and house projects, the vacation literally snuck up on me and my lovely husband whisked me away to a tropical location. We spent five days in Puerta Vallarta, Mexico at the Riu Pacifico Palace. … Continue reading

DIY-ing with your significant other

I like to think that Seth and I have a great relationship. He makes me laugh (and cry) and I do the same for him. It’s a great trade off. Not only that, but we balance each other out. I’m the planner, he’s the procrastinator. I love to “get things done” and he’d rather “break … Continue reading