Category Archives: nesting

Giggling in the Trees of Northern California

After saying goodbye to family in Oregon, we packed up and headed just a bit further South, just over the border into Northern California. Last Christmas we purchased a lot near Crescent City and were eager to see it in the summer. Continue reading Giggling in the Trees of Northern California

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We Got a Washing Machine!

This may not sound like an exciting blog post to you, but let me tell you, it’s super exciting for me!

The first year or so that I lived in Nicaragua I took pride in the fact that I washed my clothes by hand and hung them to dry in the sun. How eco-friendly of me! Right? Well, it also chaps my hands and hurts my back and takes a really long time! I spent 3 years doing it. We ended up wearing clothes dirty just to save the hassle, and down here it doesn’t really matter.  Continue reading We Got a Washing Machine!

It’s A Race Between House and Baby – Part 2

I’m now just a half-week shy of being six months pregnant. Time is flying, my belly is growing, and the house is progressing more or less on schedule. It’s exciting to see the roof go on and know that pouring the concrete floor is next. After that, it’s time to decorate with paint and tile and all the fun things like kitchen counters, etc.

As of right now, it looks like the house just might be finished in time to move in a little before the baby comes. Fingers crossed! Click play below for a tour of the house in progress.