Septic comes together

After many long days of digging rock, exploding rock, digging more rock, pick-axing rock, then digging more rock (get enough idea yet)… we’ve finally begun the construction phase on our septic system. We’ve filled

5/22/17 – Excavation Continues

Well were finally back at it  the snow has mostly melted and septic excavation resumes. Spent most of the day jack hammering rock. Don’t know if you know this but it’s really hard stuff!

5/21/17 – Tile

As we find ourselves stymied for another day by nature’s snowy goodness — we took this opportunity to check out another used building supply store.  This one was amazing – and overwhelming in choices.

5/19/17 – Building Permit

I am suuuuppppper excited today. After much fretting about schedules and timing and building and nature — we got our BUILDING PERMIT !!!!! Our driveway passed it’s rough-and-tumble inspection and the house plans are

5/18/17 – Nature !!!

Sometimes your best laid plans are blocked by mother nature. Who am I kidding – mother nature always ruins plans !!!! This is particularly true in the high mountains of Colorado where a spring

It’s a House !

Today was a busy day for the LoveNest household. We filed an updated driveway plan with the county (and discovered we immediately need to do a 3rd filing), then we filed for our building

When 2 become 1

Previously we posted about the possibility of redrawing our property lines to maintain two having two properties but better orientated for setbacks. We have gone around and around on this idea but finally made

Plans and soup

Over the last month or so we’ve been soaking up the excitement of being land owners and on the way to building our little dream home. So, what do we want?  Well, we love

those formative childhood years

  Until the age of nine, my family and I lived in a small house on a grand 14 acres of land in the Palouse in Idaho.  It was a double wide trailer, to