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Staining Fiberglass Doors

Staining Fiberglass Doors

Did you know you can stain fiberglass?  One of my favorite products I’ve found is “General Finishes, Gel Stain”.  It works on anything it seems.  I’ve stained the kitchen cabinets (post about that soon!!), furniture, and now fiber glass doors.  I chose to stain the inside of our outside doors with the gel stain.  I … Continue reading

Mud Fight

Mud Fight

Well, Isaac asked Matt if he could go play with our neighbor’s daughter.  Matt of course said yes with the understanding that Isaac was just going to ride bikes, swing, etc.  About 30 minutes later Matt noticed two kids playing in the pond we drained.  When he went to see what was going on he … Continue reading

Trim is going in!!

Trim is going in!!

We are so close to the finishing point and seeing the light at the end of the tunnel for the inside of our remodel project. Trim started going in last Saturday. Here is a sneak peak of what it looks like so far.  Stay tuned to see the finished project… well, the moving in point … Continue reading

New Shed and Ramp Build

New Shed and Ramp Build

Until we finish building out the pole barn this Summer we needed a place for storage so we decided to purchase a 10’x16′ shed.  Below is a few pics of the process and at the bottom we set up a link to show how to build the ramp.   I figure I’ll build a flower … Continue reading

Beautifully Free

Beautifully Free

Matt’s not big on giving me flowers as his love language is acts of service.  So, when he does give me flowers, I make it a point to remember.   And yes, for all of you who know him, you realize his desire to save money so he picked these out of the front pasture. … Continue reading

Hope Heals

Hope Heals

“I want to communicate to you that I don’t hang out at that place of fear…of questioning what *might* happen. I think there’s something profound about hope. I think there’s something so meaningful when you cling to something beyond what you know and understand. And when that’s in there, deep in your head and in … Continue reading

Easter Weekend

Easter Weekend

I hope everyone had a wonderful Easter weekend.  We couldn’t help but spend some of our weekend out at our land working and playing. Friday night after a long day at work and then working on the house, we spent some time by the fire enjoying a little family time together just laughing, eating, and … Continue reading

New Floors

New Floors

It was a long process for one man to finish all these floors but Matt did a wonderful job.  I absolutely love our new floors!! We bought our floors from Lumber Liquidators.  We got the Sandy Hills Hickory Laminate flooring, and they are beautiful!! The floors are a little dirty because we are still working, … Continue reading

Snow Day

Snow Day

Last week’s snow day out at our land. So pretty! This is a trail Matt made for the kiddos to go into the woods.                            Breathing in the cold crisp air of that chilly morning, I made my way up the hill of … Continue reading

Is it the Front Door or the Back Door?

Our property is on a dead end gravel road with a handful of other families.  Upon turning down this road one would see our property first with what appears to be the front of the house facing the road, but as you keep driving you are actually taken   behind the house.  When folks pull into … Continue reading