Our house is finally our HOME

Our house is finally our HOME

After 14 months of TOUGH work through one of the coldest winters last year…we have a HOME.  During construction, HOME was Grandma and Grandpa’s house…HOUSE was what we’ve been building.  Our kids caught on pretty quickly…and it’s such an important distinction…a HOUSE vs a HOME.  It feels pretty great to have passed all of the inspections and be able to legally occupy our HOUSE.  Within mins…it has become our HOME.    ...
Halloween 2015

Halloween 2015

Super fun Halloween with Friends, Cousins and family! (I think I can only LINK to this Google Story…too bad it can’t be embedded here, hopefully a feature coming soon! https://goo.gl/photos/hkXiyXMWYanjbKfd7) And some more...
2013 Memorial Day Cabin Trip!

2013 Memorial Day Cabin Trip!

2013 – May – Cabin with Friends, a set on Flickr. Had an AWESOME time up in West VA with our friends the Hunsaker’s and the Mason’s. Detour to Black Water Falls, Hiking down to the river, trip into the BIG CITY of Elkins for church and a stop at some massive caves on the side of the road – and never miss venturing over to the grocery store to see the locals! Kids had a blast, and the adults LOVED being completely disconnected for a few days – no TV, no INTERNET, no PHONES – it was...
THANKSGIVING 2012 in West VA

THANKSGIVING 2012 in West VA

IMG_2335.jpg, originally uploaded by The Bywaters. As usual – another great trip out to the cabin in West VA – so great to get away from EVERYTHING for a couple days! But, I think Osa enjoyed the cabin more than anyone on this trip! Free roaming through the woods – swimming in the river & her first sledding...

FUN IN THE LEAVES!

IMG_1955.jpg, originally uploaded by The Bywaters. On the way to our car after church one day we saw the most pristine field of newly fallen leaves – and couldn’t resist! Luckily we had our camera for some quick...