Fixer Uppers and New Builds Part 3

Fixer Uppers and New Builds Part 3

So, I promised I would share a few tiny tips and tricks we used in our building process. One of these was before the walls were closed up, we went in and put extra pieces of wood blocking behind the areas we would be hanging heavy items like towel bars, tv’s, open...
Fixer Uppers and New Builds Part 2

Fixer Uppers and New Builds Part 2

Ok here goes part 2…Our old house closed in September 2018 and then the land closed end of October. Brian and I researched a few different ways to build the house and thankfully our lender was allowing us to basically be our own general contractor. Since we didn’t...
Fixer Uppers and New Builds Part 1

Fixer Uppers and New Builds Part 1

So, in this post, we are changing gears a little bit… I want to tell you all about our new build here in Blaine WA, and the process we went through. I’m hoping this will give someone else the courage to try it. First a little bit of back story…. Brian and I still had...
Blaine Washington

Blaine Washington

Ahhh Blaine…I am so excited to write a little bit about my new home! Blaine is right at the border to Canada. It is nicknamed the Peace Arch City because of the border crossing or also as the Gateway to the Pacific Northwest. When my husband and I first moved to the...
Happy Valley, Fairhaven and Edgemoor

Happy Valley, Fairhaven and Edgemoor

Happy Valley is just east of Fairhaven and also backs up against the WWU campus. In the 1960’s the northern area increased the number of apartments directed toward student housing which infilled amongst the single-family homes in the area. Much of the southern section...