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Do you long for a simpler life?

I’ve been in a bit of a slump lately; this crazy summer of travel finally caught up with me. My mama sure is lazy. On Sunday night, Matt and I uncorked a bottle of champagne at La Belle Vie to … Continue reading

18. August 2010 by Jennifer Jeanne Patterson
Categories: Home Building, Marriage, Parenting | Tags: , , , , , , , | 18 comments

How should we position the house?

Thanks for the advice on Monday. We agree with most of you: Version 1 of our home plans has the most curb appeal for us, too. Jean had drawn the turret in Version 2 based on a home in South … Continue reading

13. August 2010 by Jennifer Jeanne Patterson
Categories: Home Building | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 26 comments

What We Like

Over the weekend, Matt + I drove around our neighborhood to take pictures of houses we like for our architect. We got in a heated debate over whether your sun visor should be up out of respect for the driver, … Continue reading

08. June 2010 by Jennifer Jeanne Patterson
Categories: Home Building | Tags: , , , , , | 12 comments

Let’s Make ‘em Sweat

On Saturday, Matt set his chain saw in his truck and drove over to our new property with the boys. He planned to clear out and chop up some of the dead trees for firewood. Matt grew up on a … Continue reading

02. June 2010 by Jennifer Jeanne Patterson
Categories: Home Building | Tags: , , , , , , | 3 comments

Home Building: Closed on our lot

Yesterday I was thrilled to give Liz from The Kitchen Pantry Scientist, Molly from The Snyder 5, and our friend Meg a tour of our new lot. Over coffee and bagels, they shared their ideas with me, some of which … Continue reading

28. May 2010 by Jennifer Jeanne Patterson
Categories: Home Building | Tags: , , , , | 10 comments

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