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We’re Adding a Goat House

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Some of you likely aspire to one day own one of those gorgeous lakeside dream home with a backyard pool and boat house. I’m here to tell you where the fun is really at: a Goat House. You read that right. Naturally, with the acquisition of goats, we needed a Goat House. Most of you – the sane ones – would say …

Renovation Swatches to Drool Over

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We had the actual greatest time meeting face-to-face with Elaine this week to look at…swatches! As is usual – she killed it. She pulled together all of the raw materials that will go on the walls, floors, counters and more throughout the house. We got to touch them, shuffle them around and swap in new colors where they fit our style …

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A First Look at Finishes

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Our big renovation plan keeps taking massive strides toward breaking ground. Honestly, I’m so anxious I can’t stand it. However, seeing these views every few weeks is scratching the itch. This week, Elaine sent us our materials draft. For real – look at these beauties. Um, when do we move in?!

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Building a Goat Fence

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Over the past month, Aaron and my brother Chris have been installing a 4-wire electric fence around 2 acres of our wood line. The goal: we want goats to do all the brush clearing for us. We’re getting goats. The two of them have put some long evenings into engineering not only the fence, but genius ways of making the …

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Our Renovation Plans Continue

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After a month of feedback and changes, we are so so so excited to be looking at the next draft of our renovation plans. Our vision of what this home will be keeps creeping closer and closer to the finish line. I cannot possibly wait to actually live in it. Once again, Elaine knocked it out of the park. Look …

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Front Porch Love

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Elaine did it again! We asked for a peek at the front of the house – just to help visualize how things flow together. Her response was this total stunner. Excuse me – what?! This is our house?! I’m over the moon dreaming about sipping coffee on our front porch while watching the sunrises. The real beauty is the incredible dimension and …

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The First Peek at Our Home Renovation

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For months, we’ve been trying to iron out floor plans on this crazy house. We have plenty of ideas, but finding a crew to turn them into reality has been tough. Enter Brasstacks. Aaron has followed @brasstackskc on Instagram for quite awhile. We constantly share their dreamy shots back and forth. For whatever reason, it took us forever to realize …

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Laundry Room Re-style

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Rainy days on the farm always seem to launch a new round of projects. When stuck indoors, we’re a pretty stir-crazy crew. That’s the general story behind how I ended up on a mission to give our laundry room a new look. We’ve been quietly working on a full home remodel for months. We’re still in planning stages with architects …