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Trim Work: Molding.

  Fall in Texas began yesterday, September 27th, at 4 pm. We started our walk at 3:30. It was sticky, sunny, hot, and still. All of the sudden, we turned a corner and felt an unexpected breeze as the clouds skipped above us and covered the sun, and then another refreshing breeze, and then a… Continue reading Trim Work: Molding.

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Mid Point Status Updates: Powder Bath and Basement.

I have a cold. Not just the sniffles. This is the cold that actually makes you think you might be patient zero of a new super cold. I wish that I could just push the pause button and let myself recover for the next few days, but alas, I have a two year old who… Continue reading Mid Point Status Updates: Powder Bath and Basement.

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So much progress…so much illness…

So sorry for the long absence. We have endured one illness after another. Our crowning achievement was the stomach bug. And now, as we step into Spring in Texas I am beyond hopeful that we can enjoy some illness free weeks. So much has happened with the house and I cannot wait to share! I… Continue reading So much progress…so much illness…

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Our precious girls

Our girls, Bridget (4) and Evie (2), are┬áthe most magnificently precious little things, and they have both enriched our lives in very different ways beyond what we could have ever imagined. They are adorable and we adore both of them, and they adore each another. They have shared a room since Evie was three months… Continue reading Our precious girls