My name is Julia, and I originally started blogging when my husband, I call him Big A, and I decided to build a new home on a piece of property located in a small town, down a country road, with lots of fresh air and possibilities.
We have 5 kids, and one (gasp) grandchild, and needed a lot of space for everyone to live a little more comfortably. Not to mention, we have quite a large extended family and needed the room for BBQ's and holiday gatherings. At that time the blog naturally followed our build.
In my former blog I wrote about building a home - from selecting the builder, to performing the perc test, to financing. However, here we are a year and a half later, and we're truly settled in (if you ignore the
It was time for change. So after taking some time to think about what I wanted to do, I decided on the following:
1. I wanted to use Blogger for the ease of use.
2. I wanted to change my blog name to more accurately reflect my life.
3. I wanted to change my blog content to reflect how I spend my days.
SO, there you have it. I'm happy to be here and starting up with a new look and a new name. I hope you'll join me in my DIY adventures, and pass along any of your own happy house stories!