Where do I live?

  This is a question that I continue to ask myself daily. I am blessed that I have sufficient places to stay, but not having a home where I can continually live is tough. My new house is not livable yet. There is no power or water. Until I sell my house, I don’t have […]

When purchasing wood is painful

As the snow continues to pile up, it makes working on my house challenging. We have been at a standstill for what seems like several months now. In January, I bought some Roxul insulation. My Dad was able to put a bit of it up, but since then very little progress has been made. Much […]

Ceiling decisions

Things on the home front have been very slow lately for various reasons. I know that it is still January, however, I want to start thinking about spring and making progress again. This week, I purchased $1,100 worth of Roxul insulation. It will not do the entire house, but should do the ceiling. It was […]

How is your house coming?

This is the question that I hear most often these days. It is exciting that so many people are interested in the progress, but unfortunately, the answer is slow. Very slow. The main goal was to get the house secured for winter and that is pretty much where we stand at this point. I was […]

Interior indecisions

Ever since I began thinking about my house, I thought that I wanted the interior to be classy rustic. Is there even a thing as classy rustic? I wanted it to be my dream home, not a hunting camp. I have spent a lot of time searching Pinterest and various other design sites to get […]

Do you see what I see?

The day that I decided on my final house design, with the loft in the back and the front open to the ceiling, I knew that I wanted to find special windows to put in the front. This has been one of the most frustrating, yet rewarding parts of the house thus far. I’ve wanted […]

A lofty view

The weather looked great for an early December day on Friday, so I decided to take the day off to try to make some progress on the house. Now that the roof is on, I really want to get the windows in, especially my front ones. My Dad and I went down to the homestead […]