Monday, March 28, 2011

Work in progress...

Our house is DEFINITELY a work in progress right now!! Construction is underway and moving quickly when the weather permits :)

Here is a picture of the blocks for the crawlspace all ready to throw some floors on...

Here the plywood is put down...

Looking good!!!!!

Walls will go up tomorrow! The plan is then to start some "inside" work until the trusses come in!!!!! YAY!!

I am getting so excited :)

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Tuesday, March 22, 2011


Maybe we should have a construction zone party for our kids birthday party this year because that is ALL I see in our future as of right now!  Destruction...and construction has officially begun.   We are adding on to our house.  We are turning the guest bedroom and bathroom downstairs into our master suite with SUPER sweet walk in closets.  And on the other side of the house we will be adding on a KITCHEN that is NOT 10' x 10' like the one we have now.  I am by NO means a master chef, but part of the reason I don't try harder is because our kitchen SUCKS! (At least that is what I tell myself)

Here are some recent pictures of our disaster zone...

 These pictures are of our guest bathroom and bedroom wall, which will soon be the master suite :)
 They are placing the blocks for the crawl space and will SOON be putting up walls and floor!!
 The next picture is the other side of the house.  They haven't begun demolition on this side of the house.  But right now we are trying to salvage some of our plants.  They are going to have to RIP up our beautiful gardens so they are digging up some of the plants and we are HOPING and PRAYING that they live through the move!!!
 There are MASSIVE pieces of equipment ALL over our yard...It is CRAZINESS!!!
 Why go through all the trouble you ask??????

Just look at the picture below...

 This is what these plants look like come June!!!

They must be saved :) 

This is our craziness going on here!! Hope you are all having a wonderful start to Spring!

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

29 years ago...

...I was born with a best friend.
Only three minutes apart :)

I forever was blessed to have...

Someone to go to Vegas with...
Someone to meet FAMOUS people with...
Someone to celebrate with...
Someone to play professional sports with...
And someone to make #2 and #3 out of 4!!

I am the luckiest girl in the world to have 3 fantastic and wonderful sisters.  I am even LUCKIER to have a twin.  I get the honor of sharing my birthday with my best friend.  Someone who ALWAYS makes my family proud.

Thanks for being a wonderful sister and best friend.  Happy Birthday Adie.

Friday, March 4, 2011


I have been totally M.I.A. lately.  We have had so much on our plate.

We are getting ready to add on to our home.  A BIG renovation...adding rooms, tearing out old ones.  It's gonna be CRAZY.  So, we have had trips to the bank, meetings with builders, designing of cabinets, kitchens and bathrooms.  Scrolling through magazine after magazine...and my favorite Ipad app HOUZZ.  I am in LOVE with that app.

Here is an example of an inspiration kitchen:

If our kitchen looks HALF that awesome when we are finished we would be thrilled!!!

Everything begins on Monday.  I like to call it my birthday present.  My birthday is Tuesday, so all the excitement is going to be crazy.  REALLY crazy.

So, I will start with some before pictures and keep you updated the best that I can.  This weekend we are making a trip for a beautiful 5 year old's bday party...and to celebrate OURS too.  That's right I said ours, because I get to share my birthday EVERY year with my favorite person in the whole world, Adie.  I  LOVE being a twin.  I wish that I have twins...someday maybe!!!!!!!!