The huge box of receipts took FOREVER to add up. $27,000 sounds like a lot or maybe a little depending on your perspective. This is our house. Everything we own is in here and we have no debt, no loans, nothing. We splurged in some areas that we felt were really important and searched out cheap or free options in most parts of the build. This page is a work in progress so I’ll be adding things as I have time and as I remember them.