If you’ve been following along on Instagram, you may have noticed our front yard has been torn up since December. It all started with wanting to expand the driveway because it’s sort of a bottleneck situation when it comes to cars coming and going. We also wanted to take out some of the trees and […]

The very first time Chris and I took a tour of this house, I was alarmed at the open sawtooth stringer on the staircase. There were too many jagged lines, and my eyes couldn’t handle it wrapping around the whole entry when you come in the house! This began the start of the staircase renovation, […]


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