Hi all! We are still at it, renovating our beautiful 1948 farm house. It’s been quiet on the blog, because our daughter has been in the hospital. All is going better now, but we will be in a for an uncertain future as she battles her illness. For now though, I have a mini post … More We Made a Garden Gate, Repurposed From Our Back Door!
We have a very ambitious goal list for 2018. I’m not sure we will get through all of them, but we are going to do our best! 1. Tear Down the Old Greenhouse: This poor little shack of a greenhouse has definitely seen better days! It had electricity and water running to it at some … More 2018 Goals
With 2017 just ending, I have compiled a new goal list for our Little House on Holland Street. Before I share our to-dos for 2018, I thought it might be a good idea to share what we accomplished in 2017. I haven’t blogged about many of these projects, but I will as time provides. For … More A Wrap-Up for 2017
So our little red barn is now a little gray barn and is at about 99% completion. We still have just a tiny bit of painting left to do, but the laborious, sweaty part is finished! Let’s start where we left off last time, the builders had just finished the top, roof and lean-to. We … More The Little Red Barn, Part 2
This is, or I should say was, our beautiful almost 100 year old barn. This little barn was one of the many reasons that we chose the property that we bought in Bellville. Unfortunately, one of the negatives to said property were all of the dead trees, remember the roof disaster? So we set about … More The Little Red Barn
A couple of months after we moved in, I thought armageddon had come. I was asleep in my bed, and CRASH, I thought a bomb had hit our house. The whole house shook, and the window broke. Scared the daylights out of me! After I woke up completely, this is what I found. A … More The Tree Disaster
Welcome back! Today, I am going to share “before” pictures of the inside of the Little House on Holland Street. I must say, this house was immaculate for its age. The previous owners took amazing care of this little jewel! Here we go… The room below is the family room, as seen from the kitchen. … More An Inside Tour of Our Little House
We finally did it! We moved from the city to a tiny town, called Bellville, in south central Texas back in August, 2015. At the time, I homeschooled our 15 year-old daughter and cared for our granddaughter. We were extremely excited for our opportunity to have a fresh start. We toured the local high school, … More A New Beginning