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Finished in the Nick-of-Time

Well, we did it again, worked til 9pm to get the house ready for Parade judging.   As usual, we seem to always end up stressed out and having 10 different people working in the house the eve of judging.  But … Continue reading

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Let’s Start in the Kitchen

In last week’s post I announced, due to timing and circumstances, we have re-purposed our Speculative Home currently under construction in Portofino as our 2018 Parade of Homes entry.   A speculative (home that we build and put for sale) home is … Continue reading

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Countdown has Begun

Well its official, the countdown to the 2018 Johnston County Parade of Homes has started.  Since my last post back in May of last year, we were riding high on the aftermath of being awarded several prestigious awards including the … Continue reading

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Voting Results are in!

Since my first post back in November of 2016 in my blog series called Countdown to Parade of Homes, we have journeyed together through the ups and downs of building our latest Parade Home entry.  Well, we officailly close on that … Continue reading

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Countdown to Parade of Homes: BIG WINNER!

Well, hopefully by now you have seen on Facebook or Twitter that we did indeed have a big night at the Parade of Homes Banquet on April 11th.  But just in case you didn’t know, our Parade Home entry won … Continue reading

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Countdown to Parade of Homes- Results announced Tuesday night

I know many of you are dying to know if we finished the home in time for judging.  I didn’t mean to make you wait this long to find out, but I ended up taking a few days off to re-charge. … Continue reading

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Countdown to Parade of Homes: Only 7 days before Judging!

I just got back from my daily site visit and I am now sitting at my desk staring at my calendar and my facial expression is very similar to this familiar emoji.   I don’t think Neil and I have … Continue reading

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