We are, and have been for as long as I can remember, house people. Some people are passionate about cars, clothes, hobbies – we are all about some houses! Parade of Homes is my idea of a great time! 😉 We’ve dreamed about what our future home would look like since we started dating over 10 […]

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  • Kelly Strawberry - I am very much a house person! I get super attached to homes. My parents still live in the same house they built in Durham when they were in their mid-twenties. 🙂 I agree with everything in this post. It’s hard to build new and achieve the character and charm of an older home. Also, the construction was just so much better in the past. Our aquarium weighs as much as an elephant (literally) and it sits in our living room, so we had an engineer come out to make sure it wouldn’t fall through into the basement. He said that only because our house was built in the 60’s can it hold the weight. The boards were placed much closer together back then. I found that interesting! But of course we also have our fair share of old house problems. 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Rhiannon - As someone who has been home hunting and considering the building process again for round two for at least the last three years I can’t tell you how beautiful and big of a blessing your home is. It’s perfect and I am so happy you found THE ONE! Can’t wait to follow along with more updates.ReplyCancel

 Image Source Well, we always dreamed of having a fireplace in our home one day. We both love real fires (Jordan is the best fire builder I know, and there’s something so romantic + cozy about the crackle of a real fire!) and I’ve long envisioned hanging stockings and decorating a mantle. Reality check: our chimney […]

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It’s hard to believe but it’s been a little over ONE YEAR since we closed on our home (!) and while we feel so blessed to call this place our home, I sometimes find myself focusing on the things we haven’t yet started/finished in the midst of stressful renovations. (We made a lot of progress […]

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