DIY Revolution: Step Two – The Living Room

In case you missed the first two installments on our DIY Revolution, click the links below to catch up. Our Foreclosure Fixer-Upper DIY Revolution: Step One – Tackle the Upstairs All moved in, with a gigantic mess on the main floor and a beautiful second floor, it was time to decide our next step. The … Continue reading DIY Revolution: Step Two – The Living Room

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Gardening to Revive the Soul

We have an enormous lot and over the years I developed an intense love for gardening.  Truth be told, I cannot keep a house plant alive to save my soul, but my outdoor gardens flourish.  With Michigan experiencing the rainiest Spring in recorded history,I had concerns my gardening plans were on hiatus for 2019.  We … Continue reading Gardening to Revive the Soul

DIY Revolution: Step One – Tackle the Upstairs

We closed in September 2012 on a house that we could not live in safely.  We needed to move towards livability ASAP, so we could put our other house on the market.  Two mortgage payments was not something we wanted to tackle long term. But where do we begin? The decision was made to complete … Continue reading DIY Revolution: Step One – Tackle the Upstairs

Our Foreclosure Fixer-Upper

In our house, it is advised to never say the word “NEVER”.  Whenever one of us makes a broad sweeping statement that includes the word “NEVER”, the tides shift and the thing we swore off becomes our reality.  In this case, it was declared that we were NEVER moving.  Our house was perfect and we … Continue reading Our Foreclosure Fixer-Upper