Has it really been three years?
Though at the time it felt like our green wall would take forever to grow, and although it still has a little way to go to be completely green, we … Continue reading Our Collage of Greenery
This setting up a new home business is tiring, but thankfully, although it has meant feeling drained of energy, doing so is almost finished. Of late, I’ve been staining the fence. … Continue reading Feeling Knackered
Finally yesterday I finished our letterbox. Having waited two weeks for the rain to stop and the Taj Ma Mail to dry out just so I could paint it, I then had … Continue reading The Finished Taj Ma Mail
Dean and I think it couldn’t possibly be greener anywhere else. Especially when we have this in our own back yard.
Though far from finished, this past week has seen Dean and I tackle our front garden. Kevin the ‘Brickie’ called out from where he was working across the street: “Would … Continue reading Making Progress
The Results of Three Weeks Hard Labour We could have allowed our builder to do our landscaping, but we decided we would do it ourselves. There have been a few … Continue reading Landscaping Our Dream
It has only taken me two weeks, but finally, I have our new home looking organised enough to take and share photos. I’ve said all along that I’m not a professional … Continue reading Our New Home
The car was packed, our son-in-law’s truck was packed, my brother-in-law’s box trailer was packed, and we were ready to take the 90 minute driving up the M1 Motorway to … Continue reading Moving In and Getting Comfy
It’s almost incomprehensible that, finally, after (patiently) waiting nine months – long enough to make a new human – Dean and I are about to be cooking with gas. That … Continue reading Only Two More Sleeps
With ‘Practical Completion’ only eight days away, Dean and I are starting to see the finish line. My understanding is that practical completion is a pre-handover inspection and we will … Continue reading Nearly There
What a Difference a Day Makes Less than 24 hours after the featured image above was taken, the concreting was done. The driveway, the floor in our patio out the … Continue reading Getting Closer
Today marks the last day of our current house sitting assignment and (to celebrate), yesterday we went out for lunch at Rick’s Garage in Palmwoods to say, “Farewell Sunshine Coast” … Continue reading Lunch at Rick’s Garage
For almost six months, Dean and I have been house sitting in and around the Sunshine Coast, close to Caloundra (where our new home is being built) and although this has been … Continue reading The House Sitting Blues
This week’s Photo of the Week was taken Friday. (December 9, 2016)
This week’s Photo of the Week was a couple of weeks ago.
Dean and I visited our block of land yesterday to see how the house was progressing. We are getting really excited with the framework all but completed now. The gutters … Continue reading Starting To Take Shape
This week’s Photo of the Week was taken Friday. (October 21, 2016)
Sometimes the way forward is shrouded in fog. With ground yet to be broken on the build of our new house, Dean and I are getting (a little) worried about … Continue reading Where to Next
Land purchase complete – Check! Building contract signed – Check! Colour selections made – Check! That’s right, on Tuesday we made our colour selections and are another step closer to … Continue reading Another Step Closer
After walking into the ultimate display home back in May, securing a block of land (that officially became ours 15 days ago), finally, we have a signed contract with our … Continue reading Finally!