Kari says she would have been happy with a new towel rack and pretty candles—boy, did Nate exceed her expectations! "We sat around and we thought, 'Gosh, what could they possibly be doing?'" Dave says. "And I thought, 'Well, maybe if we're really lucky, Nate might have the outside painted and the inside.'"
The outside and the inside did get hundreds of gallons of paint, but that was just a small part of the radical renovation. The Hale-Jos can't wait to see inside!