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One Room Challenge:  Week 3 Attic Bedroom

One Room Challenge: Week 3 Attic Bedroom

Not much movement this time around.  Lots of cleanup in regards to all of the sawdust and debris….but little to no work when it came to construction.  Sickness prevailed and we were down for the count. I DID get pics of Dave and Jules goofing […]

One Room Challenge Week 1:  Attic Bedroom

One Room Challenge Week 1: Attic Bedroom

I am extremely excited and nervous about participating (even as a guest!) in the One Room Challenge™ .  I have followed the evolution of rooms within the Challenge for some time and always sighed over how well they come together.  See:  Making it Lovely or […]

The Lake Cabin

The Lake Cabin

It’s official.  It took a very long time but it’s ours. Intro A tiny bit of backstory:  We always knew that we would end up in Kramer, North Dakota.  Both Dave and I thought it would be closer to retirement, but we always kept an […]

Small Houses – Good or Bad?

Small Houses – Good or Bad?

Our first house was not even 900 sq feet total.  You read that right, NOT EVEN 900 sq ft – and we were happy there.  The first 2 1/2 years of Jules’ life was in a 2 bedroom 1 bath with a big garage.  We […]