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Month: December 2018

The Evolution of a House Design

The Evolution of a House Design

Chris & I have been working with architects to come up with our final house design. Obviously, we went with the house design that we liked best but also one that fit well with the house. We put a lot of value into the expertise of the architects too. Together we weighed the pros and cons of each design. Dutch Hip Roof This is a very unique design and fit the modern farmhouse feel. We both feel it integrated the…

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We Hired an Architect

We Hired an Architect

An architect. An architect? Did we really need one? We’ve done a house remodel before. We could do this ourselves, right? Looking at what we’ve done so far and what we have ahead, there are many decisions to be made on this house remodel project. Whether or not to hire an architect was a rather big decision! I am forever trying to cut costs and find things we can do ourselves. Chris has the same mindset but believed that an…

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The Design Process Begins!

The Design Process Begins!

It’s been hard work cleaning out the house and preparing for this house remodel. We’re to the point that we can start thinking about design! Woo-Hoo! Cabinets, outlets, bathrooms, OH MY! So many things we’ll need to think about. I watched an episode of Dr. Oz last week. He talked about decision-making exhaustion. The number of decisions we make throughout the day correlate to feelings of exhaustion by the end of the day. With the number of decisions we’ll need…

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We’ve Been Sunlighten-ed!

We’ve Been Sunlighten-ed!

Through this house remodel, Chris and I have had a few things on our “wish list”. We haven’t shared any of them…until now. I’ve got to say, the timing on this particular wish list item could not have been any better. So what is this so-called “wish list” item you ask? An Infrared Sauna! Say What?!? Yes, a Sunlighten Infrared Sauna! An infrared sauna was totally my idea. I deal with an autoimmune thyroid disease and have been reading about…

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