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4th Annual Kraft Family Vacation: Black Canyon of the Gunnison
On Wednesday we were up bright and early for the 3.5 hour drive to Black Canyon of the Gunnison. This is one of the national parks that we have missed a few times, because it’s just a bit out of the way. On our drive back from Bryce Canyon and Zion we had hoped to…read more
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4th Annual Kraft Family Vacation: Exploring Durango
After our big adventure to Mesa Verde on Sunday, we were ready for a change of pace and a little R&R. Monday and Tuesday we wandered around the adorable downtown Durango. We also walked the Animas River Trail. The kids enjoyed checking out the river, and the weather was just about perfect. Gma and Gpa…read more
What does a whole home renovation cost?
Hi everyone! As we prepare to close on the sale of our first home, we have been reflecting on all of the work that we have put into making this house our home. In just a few short weeks we will be collecting all of the equity from our home sale. We know what we…read more
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4th Annual Kraft Family Vacation: Mesa Verde National Park
Our first few days in Durango were pretty quiet, cruising around town, stocking up on groceries, and taking walks with the kids. On Sunday morning, however, we headed out to Mesa Verde National Park. This would make our third trip to Mesa Verde, but since we’d never actually done the ranger-led hike down to Cliff…read more
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Our complete gut, rebuild, and remodel of our 1940s homesteading cottage.
Remember that time we built our forever home? Watch us go from ideas to plans to reality.
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