A few weeks ago my brother and his family moved back to the east coast from Texas. My brother has been a lawyer in the military: Navy, Marines and most recently Army for 20 years, with time spent in both Iraq and Afghanistan. And now, retirement! My sister-in-law is from Rhode Island so they decided to move back there to be near her family and the beach. Having no other family in the area, we are very excited!! Especially because my brother has two little boys who are 6 and 8. We will love having little ones around again.
My brother and I when we were little :)
And here are Bailey and Ryan with my brother.
My mom with my brother, sister-in-law and my two nephews.
The boys know how to get down and dirty as seen here in "the mud run" race that they entered!
So, back to design! This house will need to stand up to two rough and tumble little boys but also serve as a relaxing, almost beach-house feeling home. Below are some photos of the house as it was seen on the real estate listing. Dated and decor-deprived..my favorite kind of "before" photos!! We're seeing them and the house on Sunday so I will update you on how much they'll let me get away with ;), (I mean how the project moves along! :))