Category Archives: renovation/retrofitting

Closet. Complete.

Our closet is finally, *finally* finished. I cannot tell you how wonderful it is to be able to dress in my own bedroom and not to have to toddle down to the laundry room every blooming morning to find clothing … Continue reading

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Bathroom Reno Update

This is our shower. Our shower in our bathroom that is almost finished after months of excruciating work and expenditures and sleeping in the living room and sharing a shower with the children. This is the shower portion of our … Continue reading

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Lantern Light

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>I have the World’s coolest husband. >Yesterday, going through old papers and things that needed to be filed and dealt with after a year of avoiding it, I found a letter that wrecked me when I first read it. Upon … Continue reading

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The Pool is Finished (for this year)

There was a hole in the bottom and another leak in a skimmer line. Both have been repaired. She’s holding water. The decking has been refinished and painted. Here you can see the before and after. Before is gray, after … Continue reading

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When Reality and Wants Collide

Recently someone said something to me to the effect of, “The more things you have, the more weighed down you are.” No shit. The conversation was in regards to our house and pool as they relate to life in general. … Continue reading

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Reno’s Continue

We spent the weekend mysteriously without kitchen lights. It was okay because it’s midsummer and the light doesn’t leave until late. The bathroom floor has been replaced (and the piers and joists) and now the boys are framing in the … Continue reading

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