Upstairs, the wood floor (lest you forget, the wood floor we bought at an auction for only $900!), has been…installed…is that the word…for over a year. Continue reading “Scandinavian Floor”
We live in the Iowa Great Lakes. An area where I still frequently hear about the Great Flood of 1993 and all the damage sustained and the changes that the town made to prevent future floods. Continue reading “Flooding in Iowa”
So something about me you may or may not know, is that messiness and disorganization really messes with my head. I’m not a total neat-freak, but I do prefer to live in an environment where items have their proper place. Continue reading “Living Through Construction”
You guys! Tyler is killing it at the homestead! Continue reading “The Patch Job”
This past weekend, despite working on several projects simultaneously, the fella completed putting a door into the leaning building. Continue reading “A Door for the Leaning Building”
The weather has been….unseasonably warm for May and early June. In fact, I can’t remember a “spring” this hot. Most days have been in the 90s. Continue reading “Concrete Haul”
A pictorial/video review of the snowiest Spring in several years.
Gus, burying his head in eighteen inches of snow in front of the house during one of our April blizzards. Continue reading “April 2018”
February and March. Snowy and icy and muddy. Right now we seem to be moving back and forth between all three stages of the end of winter. We have the snow that melts, that makes the streets muddy and then it all freezes into sheets of ice covering the ground. Continue reading “Snow.”
*Disclaimer….ummm..apparently I didn’t set a date to publish this entry I wrote back in the beginning of December. Good job, Jenna. Way to be on top of things!
In my last homestead entry I mentioned that Tyler was hoping for the weather to hold off so he could shingle the west side of the shed. Continue reading “Are You Afraid of the Dark? “
First, the completed east side of the shed.
And by completed, I mean the basics are finished. (We are working against Mother Nature here people, aesthetics are not a top priority). Continue reading “The West Side “