Avalon Building and Blogging

Can I really care this much about flooring and faucets? Apparently, I can.

Walk-through meeting recap

We had our walk-through this morning, on a typically hot, humid Virginia morning. Given the humidity and the gallons and gallons of rain we’ve had lately, the outside portion of … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · 2 Comments

Final walk-through tomorrow!!

I can’t believe I actually just typed that. In some ways it seems like it’s been years since we signed on the dotted line back in January, and in other … Continue reading

July 2, 2013 · 7 Comments

Kicked into high gear

We went by the house tonight, thinking nearly everything was done so what could be new? As it turns out, a lot! The door was painted that lovely, lovely Farmhouse … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · 10 Comments

Floor crisis! And PM to the rescue!

Well, we had what I would consider was our first crisis with the house. Not bad for making it to the final two weeks, eh? I got an email from … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · 10 Comments

GRASS! It really looks like a house now. :)

WE GOT GRASS! And seven trees–five maple and two cherry–and azaleas and day lilies and some weird scrubby tree-bush things. And bushes that look a lot like pot plants from … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · 6 Comments

Finally got inside!

We finally scored the key and went inside the house today. All the floors and carpeting is in, and it’s lovely. I was imagining that the carpet we got upstairs … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · 4 Comments

That whimpering sound was me…

…peering through the windows at my beautiful cherry floors and family room carpet. Yes, we are still locked out, and I have resorted to squealing with joy when I found … Continue reading

June 21, 2013 · 2 Comments