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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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Gone (Investigation Discovery)

Gone is a different take on true crime murder and disappearance mysteries: by the end of the show we are left with a closed case. These one hour documentaries aren’t trying to solve a crime but rather show the humanity of the victims and their loved ones, who faced the cruel reality of waiting years, […]

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Chateau Enginerd: The Builder To Do List

On the Week 2 blog post, we shared the list of items that were still owed to us by the builder. Almost 4 months in, the crew has barely tackled a few of the items, and many we did ourselves to shorten the list and get the ball rolling. The fence is still uneven and […]

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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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Unboxing the Past, Resetting the Future 

The worst part of moving to a new home when you are in your 30s is letting go of the stuff 20 year old you bought with those first paychecks. Most if the items are still in good condition but you don’t really need them anymore. Some were gifts from people you adore but have […]

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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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Down to two boxes…

Moving was not as hard as people were telling me BUT unpacking was HELL. Good news, we didn’t have to trash or donate too much of the stuff; it was worth the hassle of packing it since we now have the time and space for a garage sale. Bad news, now we need to do […]

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Ready. Set. Close! Château Enginerd is a Go, finally. 

For those of you following the story, our escrow officer just called to say the transaction is recording and will close as of end of business, 3/15/2017. Woop woop! We are excited to announce that after six months of waiting the house is officially under our names. Yay! There are still many things to finish […]

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Writer’s Block

It has been a few weeks since 2017 started and I have a bit of a writer’s block. Yes, I have read a lot of books, articles and had a few lessons learned but nothing worth writing home about or as captivating as the story of the first few months with Zach or the new […]

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Book Reviews Mrs Enginerd

Four Goodreads To Ring in the New Year

Need something to read during your Christmas to New Year’s winter break? These four reads are good all year round and have a little bit for everyone*: Blink, Malcolm Gladwell What would you do if you knew your first impressions and judgements are almost always right? Would you be able to trust your instincts or […]