• Storm in San Diego
    Building Progress,  San Diego Native Plants

    Hey lot! I see you.

    When we bought our lot 7 months ago, I was OVER looking at land. Up until that point, our experience attempting to buy land had been frustrating and disappointing. We had submitted full priced offers and been passed over, we had been ignored by sellers, there were lots we loved, put offers in on, and then fatal flaws appeared. Every time we put an offer in, I had already imagined our forever on that land. Stupid, but whatever, that is how it went. So, when the listing for our lot came up, my husband agreed to check out the lot, and be the deciding factor on moving forward with the…

  • Building Progress

    Plans baby, it is all about the plans.

    Awwww yeah! There has been a lot of radio silence on the house for the past couple of weeks because really, nothing has been happening. When people ask us about how things are going with the house, they are always shocked when I say “nothing”. Things are slow. Plans were being made, engineers were doing things, and finally we have a bit of forward movement. Our septic layout is planned and ready to head off to the county for approval. Our plans are almost ready to be submitted to plan check (which is basically the county saying “Yeah, this house is safe to build, all codes have been met”) and…