the weather is warming up!!

With the warm weather comes PHOTOS!!! A friend is letting me play with his 400mm lens, which is REALLY heavy! I’m desperately trying to get some good bird shots, but for the most part I’ve been unsuccessful.   I also played a bit with my birthday gift. The Canon 100mm Macro lens.  I need to … [Read more…]

My new kitchen

There is still work being done on the house, almost one year after the fire, but I wanted to post a before and after of our kitchen.nbsp; It’s kind of amazing!br /br /br /br /div class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”a href=”http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Atxd24p01qA/Trgl47QtC4I/AAAAAAAAE4M/2U8V2OP_kV4/s1600/IMG_5257-2.jpg” imageanchor=”1″ style=”margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;”img border=”0″ height=”271″ src=”http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Atxd24p01qA/Trgl47QtC4I/AAAAAAAAE4M/2U8V2OP_kV4/s400/IMG_5257-2.jpg” width=”400″ /nbsp;/a/divdiv class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: … [Read more…]

The first meal cooked in my new kitchen!

Life is pretty crazy right now with moving back into our home, the kids starting school and B traveling, and I can’t wait to post pics of how amazing our home looks, but honestly, I still have too much to do around here! nbsp;It’s not “picture-ready” yet. nbsp;However, I do have photos of the delicious … [Read more…]

The Latest Photos of our Home

I’m really seeing the light at the end of the tunnel! nbsp;The renovations are coming along so quickly now! nbsp;The painting is just about done, next they’ll put the tile in and then finish the floors. nbsp;The latest…br /br /div class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”Kitchen/divdiv class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”a href=”http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-MBBTyzjq4S4/Te4-4c2C7gI/AAAAAAAAEE8/jFvY9VcPfhg/s1600/june6-2.jpg” imageanchor=”1″ style=”margin-left: 1em; margin-right: … [Read more…]

House Update!

div class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”/divdiv style=”margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0px; text-align: left;”Things seem to be moving right along in our house. nbsp;The hardwood floors are down and the trim carpenter is putting the cabinets in!/divdiv style=”text-align: left;”br //divbr /div class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”Kitchen/divdiv class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”a href=”http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-2FUebzO42tg/Tcn3KpG8IrI/AAAAAAAAECA/ngB6bmX4TdI/s1600/_MG_7040.jpg” imageanchor=”1″ … [Read more…]

House update

B and I went by the house today. The insulation is in and the drywall has been delivered and will be installed today!br /br /br /br /centera href=”http://photo.blogpressapp.com/show_photo.php?p=11/04/16/1718.jpg”img border=”0″ height=”281″ src=”http://photo.blogpressapp.com/photos/11/04/16/s_1718.jpg” style=”margin: 5px;” width=”210″ //a/centerbr /br /br /br /br /centera href=”http://photo.blogpressapp.com/show_photo.php?p=11/04/16/1719.jpg”img border=”0″ height=”281″ src=”http://photo.blogpressapp.com/photos/11/04/16/s_1719.jpg” style=”margin: 5px;” width=”210″ //a/centerbr /br /br /br /centera href=”http://photo.blogpressapp.com/show_photo.php?p=11/04/16/1720.jpg”img border=”0″ height=”281″ … [Read more…]

Update on the house…

It’s been a while since I’ve posted pics of the house. nbsp;Things have been moving along, but not much that you can bisee/i/b until now. nbsp;Those that have been in the house will be the most amazed at the changes…I’m including some photos taken right after the fire for comparison but unfortunately I don’t have … [Read more…]

Our latest…

Just to catch everyone up…br /br /We are finally in a house! nbsp;The relo company called a couple of weeks ago with a house for me to look at, so I did the drive-by and thought it looked pretty “doable”, I met with the rental company that afternoon, and decided it was almost perfect. (It … [Read more…]

Restoration continues…walls are gone!

Bryan and I met with Phoenix today to go over some ideas for the house going forward. nbsp;Only one word came to mind while walking through the house…OVERWHELMING! nbsp;Everyone keeps telling me to look ahead and I keep hearing “aren’t you excited that your house will be all that you’ve always wanted”, but for me, … [Read more…]

Restoration begins today!

Phoenix Renovations and Restorations began the work on our home yesterday. They started with demolition of the entire upstairs so I went over in the morning and took some photos. It makes me so sad when I’m there, but I’m trying to look ahead to what it will be when they’re finished.br /br /Here are … [Read more…]