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On to New Adventures

After much consideration, my family and I have decided to downsize and take on a new adventure. We’ll be sellingView full post »

BB in a Barrel

That’s what it feels like… living in our newly built home.  We love it, but are so used to being in a TINYView full post »


I think this is the longest I’ve gone without posting, EVER.  In case you didn’t know, I have a TON goingView full post »

Black Friday SALE & Home Update!

I know you’ve all been waiting anxiously for my FABULOUS Black Friday sale, right?  I thought so! In just a fewView full post »

Home-Building 101: Brick, Rock & Much More…

It’s been quite a while since I posted an update of our house.  Since July, in fact. Wow.  I’m reallyView full post »

Homebuilding 101 ● Roof & Windows

This will be the last update on our house for a while. We’re mostly down to the inside updates until they startView full post »

Home-Building 101: Decking, Siding, and Trim. Oh My!

Things are moving WAY too slow for me.  I’m ready to move NOW.  Like, right now!  BUT, I admit, the house isView full post »

Home-Building 101: Framing Cont’d

Things are moving along nicely.  Framing is nearly finished and now decking begins.  I had no idea what that meantView full post »

Home-Building 101: Framing

Things are moving along nicely on the “home” front.  This week, we’re actually beginning to see whatView full post »

Home-Building 101: The Beginning

For those of us who’ve never built a home before, it’s a learn-as-you-go process.  For the Gurney gang,View full post »