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Patio Progress

On Friday, the demo of our existing patio and yard began. And wow, am I glad for those strong guys pulling out those slabs of concrete. It was a tough job, without a doubt, and worth every penny to hire out for it. They showed up around 9 and I was still in my nightgown
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Backyard Patio Project: Before

We’ve been planning on upgrading our outdoor patio since last summer, but then life got in the way and then it was winter and suddenly here we are and it’s about that time to be living outdoors again. We’ve been working with Leigh Love, a local landscape designer and I’ve loved all the ideas she’s
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A few lake house updates

A few housekeeping things happened last weekend at Carlton Landing, like hanging some new drapes in the living room and continuing my slow-zhush (yes, this is a term I just made up) of the master bedroom. I’ve had an ever-increasing pile of things on my dining room table to take to CL now for weeks
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Running away to Carlton Landing

I thought it might be good to run away to Carlton Landing with my extended family so we could have some scheduled downtime together. Dad had only seen Carlton Landing once before on a daytrip when Archer was a newborn but this was time for a real actual getaway; he hadn’t been out of town in seven
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