Let me start out by saying that as easy as HGTV makes it look, flipping a house is no joke! Since Joshua started into the real estate business with his brother, we have done some renovations to smaller units, but THIS, this is our first full flip baby. If you would like to test your marriage and/or relationship of any kind, then I encourage you to flip a house together. This particular project has taken about 3.5 months with a lot of lessons learned along the way. There have been laughs, there have been tears, there’s been sweat, there’s been changed minds, mistakes and corrections, hugs, joy, frustration, agreement, disagreement, and the just about any other emotion that exists. However, when it is all said and done, the hectic journey is soon forgotten and the finished product was so very worth it.
When I was a little girl, my mom said she would always find me curled up somewhere with a book in my hand. There’s something magical to me about getting lost in a story on pages. I have been a dreamer from early on and I loved being inspired by the stories I would read. I always became the main character. I was meeting talking bears in the woods or floating down a river in the wilderness with Huck Finn (Mark Twain is one of my favorite authors). There’s just something about books that make me happy! Continue reading “Monday Motivation”