Remodeling

Kitchen Update – Stool Edition

Kitchen Update – Stool Edition

My competitive spirit is still alive and kicking. In a desire to have something to show for my week on the Dueling DIY: Kitchen Renovation Challenge, I continued working on my kitchen. I decided last week that I really needed an “instant gratification” project, like […]

Kitchen Update – Challenge Accepted

Kitchen Update – Challenge Accepted

As you may know, I’m working on finishing my kitchen. I like to read the blog, The Ugly Duckling House, and Sarah, the writer of the blog is also in the middle of kitchen reno. Sarah is in a Dueling DIY battle – Clash of […]

A Year in the Life of a Kitchen

A Year in the Life of a Kitchen

This year was all about the kitchen…and trials. You’ve heard enough of my whining about my life, though, so lets look back on the year of the kitchen. I haven’t been doing project posts along the way because most of my projects are done up […]

Gratitude, a Count down and an Update

Gratitude, a Count down and an Update

After my big push to increase my blogging in October, it appears I’ve fallen back into my old ways. Some of you mentioned how down I sounded in my last post. I’m not going to lie. My battle with depression has been raging for the […]

Plank Ceiling Progress

Plank Ceiling Progress

Hubs came home from Utah this weekend and we finished up the work on the ceiling project. The fact that he was interested in helping me knock out this project during his short time at home really meant a lot to me. It’s definitely a […]

Brick Wall Repair

Brick Wall Repair

She’s a brick house wall The lady’s stacked and that’s a fact, ain’t holding nothing back.

Brick Bashing

Brick Bashing

Early in our marriage I learned the therapeutic properties of home repair. It involved a long stressful week at work, some ugly paneling and a last minute cry not to do it. Hubs thought I might regret pulling the paneling down. Nope. I never did. […]

Virtual Kitchen Designing

Virtual Kitchen Designing

Yesterday was a bear. I won’t bore you with the details, mainly because I’d have to relive them in order to bore you. Suffice it to say that I was NOT having fun.

Putty-ing Around

Putty-ing Around

I will not say die on day three, but this post will be short because life is way too complicated today for anything else.

Fall Morning in Ohio

Fall Morning in Ohio

This morning as I waved Noah and Katie off to their respective destinations, I noticed what a pretty morning it was outside. Having just read Miss Mustard Seed’s latest post about camera settings, I decided to grab my camera and head outside and see what […]