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The Black and White Bathroom

It’s done-zo!!!! Well, okay, maybe there is a little touch up paint needed here and there and maybe someone should wash the toothpaste spatters off the mirror. But as it turns out, that someone is too busy doing the happy dance that the shower is finally … Continue reading

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A Place to Sit and Eat

Gah! It cannot have been a month and a half since my last post! Clearly, you all conspired to push the passage of time at a much more frantic clip than the one in which I’ve been living… So thought I’d share … Continue reading

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(Re)finished Hardwoods in the Dining Room

This job is marked “COMPLETE”! Oh, baby, were we happy when we woke up after a full day of top coating (FIVE layers of top coat!) to see these rich, warm, satiny floors! The stain fully erased all of the … Continue reading

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Painting Upside Down (and other updates…no pun)

Remember where we ended up a couple weeks ago in the old dining room project (a.k.a. my own personal never-ending nightmare, only more dramatic)? Then got waylaid because we have trouble focusing? (Truth: because between the two of us we … Continue reading

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Happy Mum & Daughter Day?

It’s my birthday…and Mother’s Day. Talk about ironic thunder stealing. But all’s well that results in a makeover of mum’s kitchen. Trust me. So far: new paint, new stove/sink, realigned and refreshed cabinets, new hardware, bright new tile backsplash and counter, and … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Time [Things Are Looking Up]

Don’t worry. We haven’t been napping. Except maybe sometimes. Anyone remember back in kindergarten when nap time followed lunch and the floor mats would come out? And we’d circle up for a story then snooze? Kindergarten was way better than adulthood. … Continue reading

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So Last Weekend Was…

  So last weekend was…insane. No pun. Unless you mean pun as in punishment. ‘Cause I definitely felt a little punished. ;) Last weekend this happened: And then, right after that happened, like, the next day, this happened: I’m so excited … Continue reading

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