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Master Bath Shenanigans

Master Bath Shenanigans

When I first purchased the Lake house it only had two bathrooms.  The bath that was located on the main floor connected the master bedroom to the kitchen?!  Say what?? Yes, (not a typo) …the kitchen. Over the lifespan of  this home, several additions were […]

Transformation is harder than you think!

Transformation is harder than you think!

Not knowing what I was getting myself into I thought a few gallons of paint and a nice couch or two would transform this ugly duckling,  but this house was like a beautiful Monet watercolor.  Gazing from afar, your eyes reveal an exquisite landscape of […]

Landscaping, Siding and Shingles.. Oh My.

Landscaping, Siding and Shingles.. Oh My.

The outside of the house was the most daunting task and is still in progress.  Since that is where we spend the majority of our time when we are there, that was my top priority.  New siding, a new roof, and new deck were all […]

Smith Mountain Lake House

Smith Mountain Lake House

A couple of years ago, I realized a dream and purchased a small summer home on Smith Mountain Lake.  Initially purchased as an escape, it has magically turned into a surprisingly sound investment.  This labor of love (mostly labor) has been filled with many hiccups […]