Category Archives: Adventures of a Middle Age Mom

Operation ReloSouth: Building a Dock in Hampton Lake SC

My husband Mike and I were on the hunt — which I dubbed “Operation ReloSouth” — for the perfect location to build our retirement home. We found it — a no-snow, lower cost, more relaxed area of the country near water — … Continue reading

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Operation ReloSouth: We Changed Our Minds — David Weekley Blue Point!

My husband Mike and I were on the hunt — which I dubbed “Operation ReloSouth” — for the perfect location to build our retirement home. We found it — a no-snow, lower cost, more relaxed area of the country near water — … Continue reading

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Operation ReloSouth: Got the Lot! Now Finding a Builder

  My husband Mike and I were on the hunt — which I dubbed “Operation ReloSouth” — for the perfect location to build our retirement home. We found it — a no-snow, lower cost, more relaxed area of the country near water … Continue reading

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Operation ReloSouth: Hampton Lake SC

Do you want to build a custom home? Do you want to renovate your existing home? My husband Mike and I have done both. AND…We’re gonna do it AGAIN, this time in Hampton Lake SC! My husband Mike and I have been on the … Continue reading

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The Cresson House B&B: Warm and Welcoming!

Cresson, PA is a small town. A very small town. And when I visit the area, I stay at a hotel about 10 country miles away. This trip back I didn’t want to drive those winding country roads (full of … Continue reading

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Home Reno: The Big Reveal!

Do you want to build a custom home? Do you want to renovate your existing home? My husband Mike and I have done both.  Are you planning a home renovation project? Our third-floor renovation project is finished! Yes, after months of planning, months of professionals working … Continue reading

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Home Reno: Painting with Mike

Do you want to build a custom home? Do you want to renovate your existing home? My husband Mike and I have done both.  Are you planning a home renovation project? Our third-floor renovation project is just about finished! The next step is painting. And I … Continue reading

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How to Fix a Broken Clothes Dryer: The Tale of Lola & Me

Lola and I are close personal friends. She’s my stalwart clothes dryer. We spend many hours together, week in and week out. We’ve long-term buds, friends since 2005. We’ve had a healthy relationship lo these many years. Until recently…I think I … Continue reading

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Home Reno: The New Bathroom

Do you want to build a custom home? Do you want to renovate your existing home? My husband Mike and I have done both.  Are you planning a home renovation project? Our third-floor renovation project included a new bathroom so I feel like we did two … Continue reading

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Home Reno: When You Have Pets

Do you want to build a custom home? Do you want to renovate your existing home? My husband Mike and I have done both.  Are you planning a home renovation project? Make sure you have a plan to keep Puppy and Kitty safe. No … Continue reading

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