O Christmas Tree!
Our first Christmas in the house means our first Christmas tree cut down from the back glade. This 14 footer had some trouble getting through the front door, but looked just right once inside.
This means war!
Fun game: when you’re waiting for your paint to be mixed grab some paint chips and play war! Darkest shade wins the round.
Iron and wood
Me (Nik) and the kids put together a little pipe and wood firewood holder shortly after the fireplace was installed.
Looks like winter’s here
A slimy slushy dump of snow meant that the summer tires on the truck were mostly useless. You know when you slide backward and can’t even steer in reverse it’s gonna be a good time.
Milly learning how to make cookies. She did it all by herself and no one complained of any egg shells!
Baby Bo explains the work that went into the balcony rails and posts. Some of the door trim, lighting, and timber framing in the living room can also be seen.
They can scrap at times, but when these two get along, they really get along.
The night before we had to return the Genie lift, I took Dana up to max height for a quick look at the house from a new vantage point.
Staying on track
The boys and I took a break from homebuilding (and before we sold our trusty backhoe) and built a pump track to race their bikes around on.