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Open Shelves of Joy

I'll just throw this out there right now, lest I forget and end up catching shit for the next 20 years about not giving enough credit: BESIDES THE BUILDING STAGE, I HAD ABSOLUTELY NO INVOLVEMENT IN THE INSTALLATION PORTION OF THIS PROJECT. I WAS NOT HOME, MY BROTHER AND MY HUSBAND DID ALL THE WORK.… Continue reading Open Shelves of Joy

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Job/porch/kitchen…jobporchen?

I'm 6 weeks into my new job! The commute is insane but the money is good, the hours are decent (9 hour days, but I get every other Friday off!) and I actually super love working in the same office as my mom, except when she comes to my desk and steals my peanut butter… Continue reading Job/porch/kitchen…jobporchen?

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We did it!

We are 90% done with our January kitchen makeover!  We worked our asses off this weekend, and it paid off, but this is kind of how I feel right now: The flooring project didn't go quite as smoothly as we had hoped.  Mom and I got started and then got panicked and made a desperate… Continue reading We did it!

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Calm, collected, TOTALLY NOT PANICKING

Well, this week has taken an interesting turn. The initial plan to simply re-tile the floors this weekend has been thrown out the window and replaced with a plan to re-tile the floors, cover countertops, patch gigantic holes in our wall, reattach cabinets to the wall, reattach dishwasher to cabinets, install new backsplash over newly… Continue reading Calm, collected, TOTALLY NOT PANICKING

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There’s a horcrux in my wall.

Ok, I am not normally a paranoid person, but I am about ready to burn our house to the ground because I kind of think it's haunted. Last night at 2:30am, the living room TV came on.  I woke up right away because I'm super sensitive to light when I sleep (I would make an… Continue reading There’s a horcrux in my wall.

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Kitchen walls are for squares

Well hello, blog, it's been a while! A whole bunch of nothing has been happening at our house, other than Emmy attending dog training classes because she's cute but she's a jerk and that doesn't fly with me.  She's doing very well and hasn't chewed a shoe in quite some time now! BUT, this weekend… Continue reading Kitchen walls are for squares