I have about 4 different blog posts written right now. The only problem is, they’re all in my head. My kids have this radar: as soon as mom sits at the computer… no, as soon as mom looks at the computer… no, as soon as mom even THINKS about going to the computer, she’s needed… Continue reading Hallway and Office – Before and After
I was especially excited for this renovation, and not just because I had nowhere to keep my clothes before. Shortly after we moved in, we removed the green, shag carpet that covered our bedroom floor. Underneath was a beautiful wood floor! Just removing that carpet alone made a HUGE difference in the feel of the… Continue reading Our Master Bedroom – Before and After
Our first winter in our house was telling of a lot of things. First, our attic is happily insulated (but the walls of G’s room were not). We added blow-in insulation when we moved in. However, we also found out that above our normal-height drywall ceilings, there are 9-10 ft original plaster ceilings. The huge attic is… Continue reading A Little Girl’s Room… Before and After
Our first DIY project was pretty huge. Re-doing the bathroom. Green carpet on the floor, no shower– the works. Check out the bathroom before: Vanity and window Laundry shoot (useful, but taking up valuable space), old cast iron tub (chipped and stickered), gold tiles only halfway up. Large cabinets above tub and toilet… and yes,… Continue reading Bathroom Blues… Before and After
“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” — Marcus Aurelius October 2014, time to pack up boxes. It was this time two years ago that we bought our first house. In seven years of marriage, we had lived in 8 different places. After… Continue reading We Bought A House… With No Shower.