so here they are some pictures of our house.
this is in our backyard and the really red trees are Pine Beetle trees! it is SO sad to see the devastation the beetle has caused to our Pine trees. These will have to be cut down ASAP as they are dangerous as they are literally standing dead trees and when they fall they snap at the base. They are also a fire hazard and if they fall on your house the insurance companies will not cover the damage. So when J comes back up that his first thing on his to do list!
another view of our backyard. The wood is covering the access to our sceptic system.
the is the formal living room where the gas fireplace is and is waiting some furniture!!! I hope to buy some furniture off my parents that they are wanting to sell. They are country type rocker chairs and love seat and chaise lounger! they would totally suit this room. and of course little foofoo getting in on the photo action.
I had to take a picture of my island and gas stove top! a dream come true of mine and behind you can see the phone desk where I have plopped my computer! now to figure a way to conceal all the cords!!!
our massive garage! there is a landing where I am standing taking the picture which leads to the laundry/boot room. We have put our freezer on it and a table and J said he will cut all the meat he shoots here.........hmmmmm bloody raw gamey meat.......ya that's his dream.... NOT MINE!!
This is taken from standing in the front door. The stairs going up and down are both curved.
ya a picture of what my house looks like on a reg basis!! groceries waiting to be put away, counters full!!! just so you can know the REAL me!! basically I went to take J to the airport, got some needed groceries, ran home and took pics right away so I could post them!! ya my blog is always on my mind!!
this is our family room, with the floor to ceiling river rock fireplace, complete with laundry basket full of laundry to be folded..... a permanent fixture in any given room of my house!!
so there you have it! I will have to take pic's of the bedrooms next and downstairs. I caught Morgan with the camera and she went thru about 10 batteries! these digital cameras literally suck batteries within just a few pictures!! doesn't help that the kids make movies on it too! and she figured out my downloading thingy so I am grateful for that!
Church update. We went to an Alliance church this morning. It really reminded me of the first church J and I went too after we were first married. From the building to the worship service! in fact some of the same songs were song!! talk about walking down memory lane. The service was good and I hate to pick apart a church so I won't. I will just say for me, it was not contemporary enough......by that I mean....hardly anyone was even clapping!!!! they seemed to be for the most part just singing cuz it is what you are supposed to do......not what I have become used too.......sorry if that is a judgment, it's not meant to be, just not my style. They also had NO Sunday School for the older girls......so Faith beamed at them as she was lead to her class as the other 3 sat with their arms crossed and a look of what. do . you. mean. there. is.no.Sunday.School. on their faces!!! ya that was something they were not too happy about and told me they want church with Sunday School!! the Pastor was great I thought, young and funny and easy to listen too. His message was on prayer and I felt it was really well said and Biblically based. He gave a great analogy about everything being quick service these days with self check out lines and automated everything.......he said how much of our prayer life is like that? We give God our quick run down on what we need then say thank you very much and we are finished with our transaction..... well said and sometimes too true for me!
Next week I will be trying another one and will let you know how that goes too. For now I need some tea and a blanket! I am fighting a cold and am physically tired as yesterday I got so much accomplished around here! I like days like that!