Star Hill


In 2006 my dear husband and I found ourselves with an empty nest. We married in college and started raising kids quickly. After years of scrimping, saving, doing without we suddenly had a little money left at the end of the month.
We thought back longingly to our college time in Huntsville, Texas. We met there, fell in love with each other, the people, and the hilly terrain of the area. To make the area more attractive, our youngest decided to go to college at our alma mater, Sam Houston State University, in Huntsville, Texas.

Our friends, my social planner Tanis and her husband Larry bought a lake house near Lake Livingston 22 miles from Huntsville. The area was beautiful, homes were more than reasonable and we felt an instant connection to the small town of Coldspring, Texas. Within a few months we bought a

Near the lake house

that my baby boy helped us name Star Hill. The home is 950 square feet of projects.

We have made the house into a home, added a Garagemahal, and a lot of our own ideas.





inside the garagemahal

Where the magic happens! Silly Hubby built this space to store his boat.



5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. 20,000 | The Weekend Country Girl
    Jun 25, 2013 @ 07:11:35

  2. stan
    Sep 25, 2013 @ 00:35:08

    glad to see you having so much fun


    • Karen
      Sep 25, 2013 @ 00:36:55

      I am having fun.


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