Thank you, dear friends, for your kind words following my last post. We feel that the entire process of purchasing, renovating, and moving into this beautiful house has been very divinely guided. And we feel deeply, utterly blessed. [Read more…] about Pre-Move-In Projects!
People, we are so close to moving in I can almost taste it.
Would you believe that all we have left to do this week is VARNISH OUR FLOORS!?
…and then we have to pack up the apartment, move into the house, unpack, and finish the millions of little projects we’ve approached and backed off, saying, “We can do that after we move in!” [Read more…] about Drenched in Grace
Friends. Things are HAPPENING here at No. 77.
Just this last week, I realized we were halfway through our six weeks of allotted pre-move reno time, and we were nowhere NEAR our target schedule. Emotionally, physically, mentally, I was reaching a breaking point. I think maybe it had something to do with the 18th or 19th time I had to sand the. same. darn. wall. before I could even caulk or tape or prime.
I turned to Jordan and said, “Honey. I need help.” [Read more…] about A lot can happen in 9 days
I have a few minutes for a quick update, and a few of you have asked me when my next blog post will come! The thing is, while there’s been lots of progress here at No. 77, the pictures simply won’t do justice to the amount of work we’ve accomplished! [Read more…] about Learning New Skills
So much has happened at No. 77 in the last ten days I hardly know where to start this update!
How about we go section by section? [Read more…] about Contractors, Electrical Work, and building IKEA furniture
Oh man, am I ever tired.
Renovating a house is the ultimate in “lifestyle” fitness (of which Jordan is a great advocate). Yesterday, for 10 hours, I did squats, shoulder presses, chest presses, and cardio. Today, I feel like a limp noodle. [Read more…] about Demolition Day #2