Renovations

January Hodge Podge

January Hodge Podge

Here’s what we were up to in January. Rachel, a college friend, came to visit us. Our favorite Anna moment was when Anna had a toy in each hand. The dilemma came when Rachel offered her a third toy. Anna looked at her left hand, […]

Snow!

Snow!

John took some photos of snow in our yard on Thursday. Which one do you think we should put on our wall? Compare our house now to before we bought it two years ago:

Incoming baby!

Incoming baby!

This is the nursery , which has come a really, really long way from not too long ago.  It’s exactly what I wanted, and makes me smile whenever I poke my head in.  The lavender (which is Amethyst Cream, to be precise) came out as […]

Our First Debt-a-versary!

Our First Debt-a-versary!

Saturday, January 30th was the first anniversary of our closing on the house.  Hence the debt part.  John and I had planned to visit my cousin Leanne, her husband Matt, and their newborn son Joshua.  Eileen (John’s mom) had planned on coming over to finish […]

Ready for an ’06 PEF girls reunion!

Ready for an ’06 PEF girls reunion!

A few months back, my former roomie and fantabulous friend Vinitha suggested we try to get the ’06 PEF girls together for a reunion.  About two minutes later, the two of us figured out that the vast majority of us were students (and therefore have […]

Demo Moms!

Demo Moms!

“Promise us you won’t let anyone else demolish your bathroom,” our moms said.  That was an easy promise to make and keep.  I (Lucy) had the Friday before Labor Day off, so the Demo Moms (and Demo Dad) came over to demolish the John Deere […]

Ready for Reunions!

Ready for Reunions!

A new whole-house fan, and three (!!) rooms ready for guests.

May update videos

May update videos

2009-05 Walkthrough from John Jameson on Vimeo. 2009-05 walkabout from John Jameson on Vimeo.

Whirlwind of family help!

Whirlwind of family help!

My sister flew in from Madison.  My aunts and uncles came from Maryland.  My parents and John’s mom came over and catered (and worked on the house too!).  Wow. This was no ordinary family gathering.  This was a work party of epic proportions.  The ten […]

New gutters at last!

New gutters at last!

Installed in the pouring rain, of course.