Making a “house” a “home”.

Today was our first official work day on the trailer.

It’s a family affair.  Almost.  Thing 2 pops in and out offering encouragement.  Sort of.

However, Thing 1 is more than happy to get to use tools help as long as we don’t paint the kitchen cabinets green.  We won’t talk about the breakdown in Lowes when he and I mentioned Brent and I were “thinking” about a green kitchen.  You would have thought I told him we thinking about giving up electricity.

We started in the bunk room.



Putting new handles on the cabinets.  Thing 1 doesn’t mess around.  He scoffed at me when I suggested a screwdriver

Off comes the border.






Prepping the wall for paint.

We also brought Meow Cow over so he can begin to adjust.   Seeing that he’s not hiding under the bed, I’ll assume he is adjusting rather nicely.  Oh wait, he can’t hide out under the bed.  Hmmmm…..

You may be wondering what was I doing?  I was sitting on the couch texting while my child worked.  Isn’t that why we have them?  Kidding, I was killing brain cells painting primer on the walls and at the rate I’m going that is all I’m going to be doing this week.

with love,

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I'm Jenn and I'm so happy you stopped by our little corner of the web. My favorite moments are cuddling with my boys, listening to the purrs of my cat, and sipping warm cups of tea. The smell of orange blossoms conjures up delightful memories of childhood even though I grew up in Indiana hundreds of miles from citrus groves. I love animals and when I'm stressed I dream of owning a goat farm. I love art, road trips, books, and food. Vintage clothes make me ridiculously happy. Red lipstick is my friend.

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9 Responses to “Making a “house” a “home”.”

  1. Mom Says:

    Can’t wait to see the changes !!!!


  2. Deb (SmoothieGirlEatsToo) Says:

    Wow- what a workhorse! By the time you guys get back, he’ll be old enough for me to hire him for handy work! 😉

    Haha, breakdown at Lowes over the green kitchen. Love it. How about mustard? kidding!


  3. Casson Says:

    The photo of him washing walls is awesome. He’s a great kid. Thing 2 isn’t bad either though…
    I like this blog a lot. It is now in my Google reader.


  4. charlotte Says:

    Yay for getting rid of the wallpaper! I can’t wait to see how you decorate the Nomad-mobile. (Ok, that was lame. Have you named it yet???)


  5. Elizabeth Molina Says:

    That’s why I got my kids;) Jordan is real good at cleaning bathrooms! I thought your cat’s name was Sunny??


  6. Mariza Says:

    Congratulations for painting and removing that border or whatever that’s called. We still have ours in our RV and can’t stand it, I promised my husband no redecorating for a year. But believe me, my mind is working working as the days go by. I might break my promise I can’t stand the window treatments that we have.
    Thanks for stopping by my blog! Your blog is beautiful! I love your main photo!


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