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Building has officially started

In spite of a snowstorm on Tuesday plans for starting the house have gone smoothly this week.  The hole is dug, and the concrete fold molds are setup and have been built for the foundation walls, as of Saturday morning the concrete was poured. YAY!  

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Digging starts soon!!

Lots of updates ! The city approved our plans and the digging could start as early as THIS WEEK!  I’ve asked to be there for the ground breaking so i”ll have pictures of that. Pennie hasn’t wanted to make any updates lately but that doesn’t mean I haven’t tried,  I’ll upload some of her outtakes […]

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waiting game

Not too much to report. On Tuesday we signed off on the final blueprints. We are waiting on the lot survey, once that is complete the plans will be sent to the city for approval. We might get to start picking out things such as cabinets and tile shortly. We are so excited! Thanks to […]

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Decisions Decisions…

It should not be this difficult to decide on a way to design my house.  I don’t want it to look like a spa, but I’m drawn to that type of design because it’s relaxing.  How do I incorporate a beautiful orchid into a functional bathroom with a 4 1/2 yr old.  Also, what if […]

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Somewhere to put the house

The builders closed on the lot today! We should have the final blue prints soon, then the builders submit the plan to the city and we just wait for approval.  I think the next big step is when they break ground.  I think that’s the day I go find a piece of art that I’ll […]

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Ack we’re building a house!

After a year of looking for a house unsuccessfully Brian and I decided to build. It was a difficult decision but we had a few requirements that we had yet to find. our needs are; main floor living so basically a rambler (2 bedrooms min, kitchen and laundry) so that even on bad RA days […]

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