Prairie

A Library Wall

A Library Wall

I have had a set of bookcases in every home that we have lived in…..and I always wanted built in’s.  Anything to make me think of a library.  I am in love with the smell and feel of books.  My mom was a librarian and […]

Attic Bedroom Update 2

Attic Bedroom Update 2

What a wild ride this has been…..but we did it!  A whole bedroom built from the studs up.   I am not even sure that I can share exactly how excited the girls were to get this done.  We have been talking about this since […]

Attic Bedroom Update

Attic Bedroom Update

I have been sitting on a plan for the Attic Bedroom since we moved in this past summer.  We were just waiting for Dave to have time to devote to putting in the insulation. Scary phone photo of the stairs leading up.  I did not […]

Planning an Attic Bedroom

Planning an Attic Bedroom

Well – the majority of what we want to finish construction wise is complete on the main floor. So I am moving on up those stairs and getting my game plan set for the attic.  The girls will be sharing ~700 sq ft with their […]

Prairie Cape Bathroom

Prairie Cape Bathroom

So I got around to naming our new house….Prairie Cape…cause she’s on the prairie and she’s a cape cod style house.  Super original, I know.  Anyhoo, we are just wrapping up the big ticket items on our main floor bathroom remodel.  Yahoo!!!! Before: look at […]

Planning the layout

Planning the layout

Oh man – things are changing even as I speak!  ps….ignore the dimensions that I have for the bedrooms below – they are oh so wrong.  oops. Anywho – the layout that I have below is what I built to give me an idea of […]

Prairie House – Small House trend??

Prairie House – Small House trend??

Our first house was not even 900 sq feet total.  You read that right, NOT EVEN 900 sq ft – and we were happy there.  The first 2 1/2 years of Jules’ life was in a 2 bedroom 1 bath with a big garage.  We […]

Never Ending List 2019

Never Ending List 2019

We purchased our house and cabin in 2018 – the house got a lot of attention…..with good reason.  We really wanted to live in it.  This year will hopefully have a better balance between the two locations. So here we go House Last piece of […]

Prairie

Prairie

When we first met, Dave took me to his hometown in North Dakota and I fell in love.  Peeps- it’s small, 20 people small.  But we decided that we would end up there…..granted I always thought it would be closer to retirement, but life happens.  […]