Fact vs. Fiction

At this point, it’s safe to say that everyone has read/seen/heard the news story about our home, the Kizer Mansion. While we have a multitude of emotions running through us, we are still unable to tell our side of this convoluted story. However, in an attempt to not lose our sense of humor, we have

The Couple, Not the Project

A few days ago, Trent and I decided that we needed to take a break from working on the house. We have learned (the hard way) that this is our only path to sanity. We work all day at our actual jobs, then work all evening/weekends on the house. So, we have decided that on

1 House, 9 Fireplaces

That’s right…the Kizer Mansion has lots (and I mean lots) of fireplaces.   To be technical, we know of 10 fireplaces, but 1 of those has been covered up.  We are about 99% certain of another 2-3 fireplaces (also covered up) and their location.  Obviously, we will know with certainty in a few months as we

Romanesque Revival

If you had asked me 6 months ago what a “Romanesque Revival” home looks like, I believe my response would have been something like: “ummm….old, European, dark, definitely old.” Well, suffice to say we are quickly becoming pseudo-experts on this style of architecture.  I could bore you with tedious details, but instead I’ll give you a