Well its been three days since our lives changed and we all of a sudden have no home. We went by the house today and they are packing up EVERY single thing that is in the house. The couches are totaled and trash and the mattresses and random other things but the little things they put in boxes. Everything will go to this warehouse and try to be cleaned. If they cant clean and salvage it then they will give us money for what it is worth to replace it. These ladies are amazing. They are with Paul Davis Restoration and they will pretty much be doing all of the cleaning and fixing the house. They told Brandon today that just to fix the structural part of the house will be at least $80,000. That’s a lot of money. The ladies from Paul Davis Restoration told us when we are cleared to move back in they will drop off probably 200 boxes at our house and we will just have to unpack everything and put it back. Awesome. Continue reading
So here is the whole story. I have probably told the same story 35 times but here are all the details of the night. Sunday I hosted a baby shower for Robin. It was very nice and awesome to see her. Immediately following I had family over for a little going away party for Jess who is moving this weekend to Arkansas for her freshman year. Yes, we grilled. We have a charcoal grill and Brandon grilled Italian sausage for a few hours. It was a great night. People left around 9:30 and around 11 or so Brandon poured water on the coals and came to bed, where Ruby and I were already sleeping. Continue reading
Here is the footage of what we got to see after the fire was out. I will make sure and do a bunch of posts with pictures and the whole experience. Let me just say, think about the question you get asked in elementary school: What would you grab in a fire?