Flying home from my brother’s funeral, today, my husband and I had a disagreement. He told me that tomorrow was New Year’s Eve and I told him he was completely wrong. New Year’s Eve was several days away. Apparently, I … Continue reading
It is extremely difficult to get back up after life has knocked you to the ground. But, life goes on and demands you participate regardless of your pain. Especially when you have several employees counting on you. Such is my family’s life.
The exterior of the sitting room was painted and is only awaiting trim.
Then, the subflooring was laid and the real work started.
The kitchen floor is now done. I chose parquet because it would, most definitely, have been used in houses built in the 1960s, like this one. I was hoping I would like the final finished product. I don’t just like it, I love this flooring.
The living room floor was sanded last week.
The phone rings and you just know. We are an amazing species. We have the ability to know something is wrong just by looking at the caller ID or by hearing someone’s first word. Something is wrong. I have had … Continue reading
The upstairs bathroom tub wall was tiled. No big surprise on the tile I chose. I am a classic subway tile sort of girl. The subfloor went in and the floor tile was being installed today. The … Continue reading
So, the sitting room (room off the kitchen), had concrete poured today to make it level to the kitchen. By the way, I am officially naming that room the sitting room. The sliding glass door and casement were … Continue reading
The siding, windows and door when up in the room off the kitchen. All that is left to do outside is paint. Inside, the taping and mudding has started and the sliding glass door is being … Continue reading
Last night I was like a kid the night before Christmas. I could not wait to go to one of my favorite places, Majestic Stone Imports. I was going to pick out my countertops for the Springmill house. I love … Continue reading
I write this as I am on hold with efaucets and I am pretty sure this musac playing in my ear was written in hell. Come on. It’s 2015. WHY can’t we just be done with this type of music? … Continue reading
The plumbers came. Yay! We moved the master bathroom wall a little bit into the smaller lower bathroom. This gave us room to move the toilet over to the far wall allowing for more privacy than its previous placement. … Continue reading
The landscaping went in last week and I couldn’t be happier about it. Let’s just pay our respects to the “before” photo: After taking out shrubs: After paint: Last week after landscaping: Today, I brought over two of my adirondack … Continue reading