Unless you have a massive budget and a whole crew of peoples to do your work for you a la Fixer Upper or Property Brothers, fixing up a house is a lot like eating an elephant. It can't be done all at once, so it has to be done one bite at a time. I… Continue reading Like eating an elephant
Things are coming along at our house! There is still SO much work to be done, but it's getting there. I finally put together the guest bed, though the room is still littered with boxes and bags and every single shoe that I own...but the bed is together! Baby steps, people. I've started hanging up… Continue reading Coming along.
We survived moving day! Barely, but we made it! Anthony and I really suck at moving. We know this about ourselves, and yet we do basically nothing to make ourselves be better at moving. We procrastinate packing, and since neither of us took any time off work for moving purposes, we ended up with a… Continue reading Survivors.
We move tomorrow morning. *Has dramatic meltdown and pretends to lay dead on desk at work* So, I'm still really stressed. We aren't completely done packing (it's just odds and ends at this point but STILL) and I still have some cleaning to do at our apartment, but regardless, we pick up the moving… Continue reading One Day More
Well. Work weekend #2 is done. Our house is not done, but the weekend is. We are moving in on Saturday (5 days!) and the house is not yet ready (it's totally livable but not where we had wanted it to be by this point), so I will be up there every night this weekend… Continue reading Work Weekend #2
The fireplace and the accent wall are DONE! I am in looooooove with that long wall of my living room! It's bright and clean and cheerful, and completely 100% ME. Anthony has even come around to the green wall now that the fireplace is done! I'm so excited to paint the rest of the room… Continue reading Fireplace
Ok, work weekend #1 at our new home is complete! We are all SO tired, and also really dirty. The house was a mess when we got the keys. The seller had neglected the home a bit while he still lived there, but then he moved out and it was vacant for several months before… Continue reading Work Weekend #1