#MCrenovation

When we bought this house, one of the things that appealed the most to us was this extra living space downstairs.  Our house has a split floor plan, with bedrooms and two full baths upstairs, a living room, kitchen, and dining room on the main floor, and then an extra bonus room downstairs that walks out into the backyard.  We knew that as the kids got older, we would really love having an extra room to use. Originally, we planned to turn this extra room into a playroom of some…

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Deck Tour

This past weekend, we had some lovely friends from near and far who came around to help Chris build the bulk of our deck. He and his friend, Tray, have been working on Sunday afternoons for the past month, laying concrete foundations and installing support posts and brackets. Then, this weekend, with a house full of friends, they were able to work two straight days and build the entire deck. Chris still has to finish one little patch on the ground level, put up handrails, and stain it, but otherwise…

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