Tag Archives: Texas Hill Country

Building a Raised Bed Garden

Last year we grew some tomatoes and peppers in our butterfly garden. The plants produced will into December. Even though we like to travel quite a bit (meaning we’re not always here to harvest), I’ve been wanting a raised bed … Continue reading

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Building Oak Haven – What’s next

The house is mostly finished, but we’re still working on it. Still a “punch” list for us to complete, mostly detail work, caulking trim and touch up painting.  A closet with shelving needs to be painted and Jon’s studio has … Continue reading

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Building Oak Haven – road trip!

Wow. Two months since my last post. And it has flown by. Our oldest son, Daniel, and his dog arrived for a visit at the end of August. He was transitioning out of the military and spent a few weeks … Continue reading

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Building Oak Haven – life

Life has slowly picked back up again. Not that it wasn’t going on before, but more so the daily-ness of life.  We’re back to some of our routines and making time for the things we enjoy.  That means we’re still … Continue reading

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Building Oak Haven – framing!

It’s been a busy week. Full of ups and downs. The ups have been the house. Monday, Fortress Concrete poured the slab, a fascinating process. The concrete truck showed up before sunrise. We didn’t show up quite that early and by … Continue reading

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