A flute in one hand, a power tool in the other

Amy- Week 20 Many people believe they simply don’t have the time to take on big projects, especially when it comes to young families with kids. For many, this is most likely  true. Others claim not to have the wherewithal or skills to pull it off. Also, usually true.  When surveyed 8 out of 10…

House Stalkers! How we found our fixer-upper.

  Once the house hunt was official two things quickly became apparent: 1. We wanted to live in the Cottage Home neighborhood. 2. We needed to find a “project” house in order to achieve our financial goals. This left us with a small territory of land and a finite number of houses to work with. …

10 Things We Love About Cottage Home

10 Things We Love About Cottage Home It sounds really corny but whenever I’m in Cottage Home I get the feeling something magical is taking place. Maybe I’ve been to one too many Halloween Block Parties or maybe I only visit Cottage Home at dusk. Nevertheless, I cannot shake the feeling that I’d be missing…

Wait! What? You’re moving? Why?

  We like our current neighborhood and love our current house. We live in an 1870s cottage and are as close as you can get to all the cultural highlights that Indianapolis has to offer. Our neighborhood is full of beautiful historic homes, tree-lined streets, brick sidewalks, and friendly neighbors.  Our house isn’t big by…