Blessed and Grateful

This has been a tough year for many. Real estate didn’t slow down, it was a wild ride with the lowest home inventory and some of the lowest interest rates so just when most of the world was locking up, slowing down, us in real estate were working all hours. After long...

Farm Blog Update

It’s so much fun seeing things come together in our bohemian cabin! Now that the exterior is finished and we are working inside we’ve moved from 2D to 3D. We can walk around in the space and see how our plans on paper are becoming our plans in real life 3D. We’ve...

Framing!

FRAMING! We are in the framing stage! It’s been raining off and on this month so progress is slow but it’s progress! It took Shah Jahan 20 years to build the Taj Mahal for Murntaz Mahal, I keep telling myself when thinking about it going on 2 years since we purchased...

It’s Begun!

We’ve got basement poured, original house opened up. Well we’re finally making progress, got the framing crew attaching the boards, using lumber up like beavers. I stood in the great room and could feel the coming height.. The attic can been seen through the...

Peeling Trees

I never would have thought that peeling bark off trees would be a therapeutic and an almost spiritual experience, but it is! We cut down over a dozen cedar trees from our cedar forest to use as posts in our bohemian cabin. We’ll use three for the front porch (the...

Don’t Walk Out That Door!

They started to take deck off, mostly because it has to be done to start this remodel and because we want to reuse/repurpose the wood for another deck Mike is building in Independence BUT it also keeps those pesky Coons off it! Kind of satisfying! Well we’ve finally...

Coons’ Are Welcoming Us

We are gearing up to start the remodel on our farm house. The home is set on our lovely, mostly treed, 26 acres in northeast Jackson county just north of Blue Springs and only 20 min east of downtown Kansas City. We have 2 ponds, a cedar forest, trails that travel all...