New Year’s Blog-olutions

Posted by John on December 31st, 2011

I can’t believe it’s already New Year’s Eve!  I can still remember starting this blog back in July and wondering if we’d keep it up.  So far so good!  If you haven’t noticed, we haven’t been blogging as regularly as we were back before the holidays… not because we’re closing up shop but because we’ve […]

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Our Favorite Christmas Songs – Part Two

Posted by John on December 26th, 2011

I hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday!  Lisa and I are mostly kicking it old school in our pajamas most of the week.  We’re not trying to go too crazy with the upgrades around here, but we have been getting quite a lot of our grand plan done and we can’t wait to share […]

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Our Favorite Christmas Songs – Part One

Posted by Lisa on December 21st, 2011

Well kiddos it’s that time again… for John and I to share our my favorite Christmas songs with the world!  This list is going to be lengthy, so we are going to split this post into two posts. Lisa’s Top Christmas Songs: 1. Neil Diamond – Joy to the World Lisa: This is one of […]

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Our First Video

Posted by John on December 19th, 2011

The last week or so has been crazy busy.  On top of the regular Christmas run-around, Lisa and I have been furiously busy with our grand plans; add to that a last-minute work trip to San Diego.  So bear with us as we try to squeeze in a couple quality posts between now and Christmas!! […]

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Merry Christmas …. Happy Holidays

Posted by Lisa on December 14th, 2011

If you’re a child of the 90’s like me … this title may remind you of the best boy band ever  – *NSYNC!  Don’t worry, I won’t go on any more about the awesomeness that was (and still is) *NSYNC.  This post is really about decorating our home for the holidays. Ever since our first […]

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Such Great Heights

Posted by John on December 12th, 2011

I hate hiring contractors.  Ok, wait.  I don’t hate hiring contractors.  I hate hiring contractors for jobs that I could do myself.  That I definitely hate.  But, there is one thing that I hate more than that: heights.  I hate heights.  Not. a. fan.  I’m not so terrified that I can’t go up elevators or […]

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Our Favorite Christmas Movies

Posted by John on December 8th, 2011

Buddy the Elf, what’s your favorite color?  ‘Tis the season for Christmas movies!  Every year about this time Lisa and I love to watch our favorite holiday films.  A lot of them we both enjoy, but some of them we don’t see eye to eye on… at all.  Here is a list of our favorite […]

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How to Make Your Crown Molding Look Bigger

Posted by John on December 6th, 2011

Part of our “Grand Plan” is to improve the look of our crown molding.  Don’t get me wrong, there’s no problem with our current trim whatsoever!  When we were selecting the options for our home build, there were some upgrades we passed on because we thought it would be a better value if we just […]

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Our Grand Plans

Posted by John on December 5th, 2011

This holiday season, between over eating and last minute gift shopping, Lisa and I are doing some pretty major upgrades around here.  A couple of them we’ve already posted about and you’ve probably already seen, but we thought we should clue you in on the big picture.  Here’s a list of everything we’re planning… 1.  […]

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Christmas Tree Flashback

Posted by Lisa on December 2nd, 2011

Hey there! Hope you had a great Thanksgiving. Now that it is December, I thought I would share some Christmas photos from a few years back. John and I went to Christmas tree farm where we could cut our own tree. .. and afterwards I got to roast marshmallows!! We brought the tree home… And […]

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