Skip to main content



Renovations: A Love-Hate Relationship

Renovations. I have a love-hate relationship with them. I love the transformation that comes with them, but the demolition and the mess before the rebuild is not my favourite. Jason loves that part. He's like Chip Gaines on Fixer Upper, yelling "DEMO DAY" and I am Joanna, quietly in the background wanting him to hurry up so we can get to the design and decorating part. The renovation we are living in right now is FAR from the design and decorating part. We will be in the painful demo and reconstruction phase for a while, but it will be worth it.

Today our front yard is being dug up:

The original, 1946 sewer line to the road is not in the best shape, so it needs to be replaced and as they are digging it up, my heart rate is rather elevated. What if they hit the waterline? What if I forget I can't use the toilet, sink, dishwasher, washing machine etc. and sewer backs up? What if they compromise the foundation of the house? What if...What if... So silly, really. So what…

Latest Posts

When Doors Close All Around Us

Finding Our Place...

When you start looking beyond the 'Why'?