Get your Fitbit – 99 Steps

I didn’t make this one of my first posts but perhaps in hindsight, it should have been. When we were in the purchasing process for our house, one of the snags we ran into was the staircase going down to the lake. We knew the stairs needed to be replaced but did not account for…

Replacing Old Carpet (part 1 Dining Room)

When we bought our new house, it had carpet in a couple of places that we immediately thought we would address some time soon. The dinning room was one of those places. Smelly (yet somewhat clean) carpet. I cleaned it a couple of times and the water always came out filthy! You may or may…

Why would you blog about your house?

Why blog about your house? When we were first looking at this house, I imagined us recording the changes and upgrades so we could / can look back and see where we came from. As time went on we found out that this house, in particular, has some interesting history (how many houses had celebrities…

Can you see who stopped by?

The other day we had a visitor of the 4 legged kind. This fellow (or girl) I don’t know of a way to tell the difference between male or female, was dropped off by its mother. If you know, please leave a comment below of how to determine the sex of a deer (from a…

Memorial Day weekend – honoring the fallen

Memorial Day Weekend always gives our family a moment to reflect on those Patriots who gave their life in service to their country. For 3 generations my family served in the Military in some capacity. Fortunately we never made the ultimate sacrifice but the risk was there. There is no greater sacrifice that can be…

Spring Storms Bring Yard work

Spring has been so damp here, we have been praying for a break in the rain for months. It rained here weekly since December. While I appreciate the rain for many benefits, we longed for a dry period. Well after last Friday’s storm – it looks like a trend is forming. That storm had 55mph…

New Live Stream on YouTube

As many of you know… I have another YouTube channel, nothing too crazy big but it gets enough traffic for car content mainly. Some of my hobbies. I had a guy stop by who has another YouTube channel about cutting down some of my trees (a job I am still working on getting complete estimates)….