Category Archives: Building

I Lived In A Chicken House?

I was in fifth grade. My family had just moved from East Peoria, Illinois to Waterloo, Iowa. We were living in Grandma’s house until we could find a house for us. It was a large boarding    house so Mother … Continue reading

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Building A Log Cabin…Cake

Today is Armon’s 9th birthday and he asked me to make a log cabin cake for him! He loves to keep me challenged! I worked all day on it, not really knowing if it was going to work or not! … Continue reading

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A Big Job Worth It In The End

When we built our log home we downsized from our big five bedroom house. We’ve lived here for 17 years now and I need more room! One thing we didn’t think too much about was storage space! Oh, we have … Continue reading

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Family Home

Our family was growing and we needed more room! We finally put our beginner home on the market and began looking for a bigger house or land to build another house. We found two acres of land, lots of trees … Continue reading

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Three Houses Built Turned Into Homes

My husband wasn’t a builder by trade but he loved to build! Before we were married he began building our first house. It was a small three bedroom, one bathroom house. He began building in April, we were married in … Continue reading

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