I've been working on decorating my home a lot, but I've also felt very happy with what I already have. There are a few things I want to do differently--I want a new dining room table, and some new bookshelves. But I have a very old reclining couch from my grandparent's, and I'm not getting… Continue reading What home feels like
Therefore, when we build, let us think that we build forever. Let it not be for present delight, nor for present use alone; let it be such work as our descendants will thank us for, and let us think, as we lay stone on stone, that a time is to come when those stones will… Continue reading Stone on Stone
Everything I wanted in my house: 4 bedrooms2 bathroomsSeparate living room and family roomsSmaller bedrooms; bigger living spaceLaundry room in my bathroomDetached garagedLarge yard with gardenLarge windowsBrightCats, dogs, chickensSomewhere with neighborsQuietWalk to schoolsClean I have watching HGTV for a long time. I loved watching people design homes and look for homes and renovate homes. I… Continue reading Dreams
When I was young, we usually drove up Provo Canyon to go to Grandma Jane's house. When I was older, we went up through Salt Lake more often. I was never quite sure how to get there, only that each moment of the drive was familiar. When I finally drove up there by myself, I… Continue reading To Grandmother’s House We Go
At the end of 2018, I was fighting with my husband often. We would see each other every other weekend, and mostly I was home alone with my kids. My oldest was in second grade. My son was in part-day kindergarten. I had my two small ones home all the time with with me, and… Continue reading Leaving
I assumed we wouldn't live in Utah again. We lived in Nevada and Wyoming and while I wanted to go back home, at times I didn't think we would be able to. Jobs didn't may enough and housing was too expensive anyway. And then my husband got a job at Dead Horse Point State Park.… Continue reading How We Got This House
Coming soon. Home. Family. Home is more than the stuff you put it in it, but the stuff still has meaning and function.