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Trammell House Master Suite

Although this house looked pretty great from the before pictures, the inside layout was a hot mess. Basically, they decided to “add on” a sunroom in the back, but didn’t close off any of the windows to the rest of … Continue reading

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The Trammell House Before Pics

Shortly after finishing our “forever home” (wink wink) on Hope Street, we had some dear neighbors that were moving off the street. We drove to see their new project and on that same morning driving back home, we cut down … Continue reading

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The Hope House: After

We sold our beloved Hope Street House on April 1, 2019 and here are the final photos of it staged. See Hope Street Tab for Before photos and our investment.

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What’s for Dinner?!

74 Days without a kitchen and we made it!!! I don’t think I need to blog about the details and stress about gutting your kitchen in the middle of life…. pretty sure I’ll leave this one to your imagination. You … Continue reading

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Raw Renovation: BEFORE TOUR

So, I have held onto this video for 10 months. We moved into a 1950’s FORECLOSURE and there was a meth lab in the porch. Before even unpacking, we ripped out the porch and got all of that OUT! We … Continue reading

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The Addition

Holy moly this has been a long road, but I am finally updating the renovation!! Okay! The great news is we are on budget!! Thats what happens when you live in the project, shop out everything, and do all the … Continue reading

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Shut the Front Door!

I am very behind in blogging! I have so much to catch up on that I am going to just try really hard to make it happen! The other problem is posting pictures means that restoration is happening…….. and we … Continue reading

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Ode to Bob

My sweet uncle Bob who was a retired electrician and was a huge part of Nellie Mae passed away suddenly this morning. We grieve his loss… technically some would say he just wired our house, but he did way more … Continue reading

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Bathroom Finished!!

Well holy moly our bathroom is finally done!! The walls are grey to match the grey hairs we both probably have by now! No grey hairs yet, but this bathroom has seemed to DRAG along!! Mostly because this summer we … Continue reading

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Boats, Bugs, and Beemers

What is it like having an almost 6 year boy old in the house? Well, anything related to boats, bugs, and beemers and you have his full attention. *Note: we do not own a beemer, but somehow our son was … Continue reading

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