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Fall Landscaping Projects

It has been seven months since we moved to Château Enginerd. Based on the Builder’s To Do List there are still a lot of lose ends to tie up and we haven’t stopped hounding the crew for due dates. The out of the ordinary warm October days have given all of us an opportunity to […]

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Mischief Managed

August literally started off with a bang. At 2:35 am on the 1rst someone backed up a truck to our single car port garage door and bent it in. Ugh! Zach rush down the stairs and woke us up, but we figure the crumpling aluminum must have perturbed our slumber and nudged us out of […]

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Château Enginerd: Month 3

Time flies and in an instant, all you are left us with the memories. Being able to take a two person shower without bumping with the walls was well worth the wait. Knowing we won’t need to remodel any time soon to get the look and feel we want, priceless. Zach is enjoying his big […]

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Château Enginerd, Month 2

It has been two months since we moved to our new home and the upgrades and updates are almost completed on the inside. Check out the Master Closet Under $500 DIY, the Industrial TP holders, the pantry update and the light switch replacement for more info. We are still waiting on the inspection for the […]

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Fixer Upper (HGTV)

If there ever was a show that has inpired me to do my own thing is this one. Chip and Joanna Gaines are a dynamic duo, the married couple we all strive to be. She is the literal beauty of the operation, the looks, hearts and soul of the transformations. He is the brawn, the […]

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Château Enginerd, Moving On Up: Week 2

With a little help from my friends we were able to unpack many of the bixes and furniture to start laying out the Château. Once the boxes went down to a manageable level and certain items were shipped off to the Goodwill, we had much more room to maneuver. The builder still owes us a […]

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Château Enginerd is Getting Sewer Service!

For almost 6 months now we have been waiting for the new place because of sewer permits and delays in sewer construction. After switching contractors and waiting for the go ahead from the county, we are finally breaking ground! The builder is still waiting for the job to be completed to celebrate and plan the […]

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Château Enginerd: The Final Countdown, Part Deux

Last week it looked like maybe, just maybe that sewer system may be installed in time for the holidays but, it was not meant to be. After a lot of negotiations and scouting out possible alternatives, we are back to square one. My builder is anxious to get this going. We are anxious to get […]

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What I Have Learned About Dealing With “Handy” Men

These last couple of weeks I’ve had to contract out many services to get both the sold and new houses ready to move in. From a new roof on the old Maison to the alarm system and cable wiring connections, I’ve been waiting for guys to show up and do something. The process has been […]

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Château Enginerd: And Now We Wait Some More

I can’t blame my husband for falling out of love with the new house. The wait has mainly killed any shred of hope I had that he was going to be able to see past the project management snafus and enjoy his new home. Even with the updates we made, and the trim pieces and […]