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Remodel: Approximately 3 weeks later…

It’s been 3 weeks since my last post. I’m not going to lie. I lost some of my drive after I got sick. It felt like everything slowed to a snail’s pace and that every little thing seemed to take a really really long time and a lot of effort. Regardless, we’ve worked here and… Continue reading Remodel: Approximately 3 weeks later…

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Day 15: Kitchen Appliances have arrived

I took it slow this morning. Yesterday I over did it after being so sick for a week. Not smart. But this morning I woke up, had coffee, laid around for awhile and then took a nap at 10am. We headed over to the house around 11 and this is what we did. My sweet… Continue reading Day 15: Kitchen Appliances have arrived

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Day 14: Someday The Floors will be Finished, but today was not that day…

Well I was sick all week, in bed couldn’t do anything kind of sick, but we were back at it today. More to come tomorrow... The lighting in this place is crazy cool. The different colors are so obvious at this time of day. Later on they almost look the same. Painting the kitchen ceiling.… Continue reading Day 14: Someday The Floors will be Finished, but today was not that day…

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Day 13: Flooring on the way

Well, the day is over and I can barely move. My Dad finished setting all the kitchen cabinets. I’m so excited as (you can’t see it in this picture) but I have a small little open shelf area for my cookbooks. Thanks Dad! Brown marble fireplace bye bye. Isn’t my Mom cute! Ok, let’s try… Continue reading Day 13: Flooring on the way

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Day 12: Discouraging

Well yesterday was discouraging. My Mom got some more painting done, my Dad got a few more of the base cabinets set, Chris went to work sick and came home and helped for a couple hours despite how he felt. And me? What did I do? I swept and vacuumed and swept and vacuumed and… Continue reading Day 12: Discouraging

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Day 11 and 1/2

I should have posted these pictures last weekend! Here are where things are as of this morning before we get started. Side note: Pray for my sweet mister as he’s been sick all week and not able to come join in the fun. Mom getting it done in the laundry room I made my own… Continue reading Day 11 and 1/2

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Day 10: Old Appliances and Cabinets be gone!

Today was awesome. Old friends got rid of all our old things...Andy, Erin, Trevor, and Ella, thank you! https://videopress.com/v/ZpNC9g3F?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true I still can’t stop laughing about Andy’s instructions to us when we were lifting the appliances. All I’ll say is CLENCH those cheeks! A Beautiful sunset to end a beautiful day.

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Day 9: Technically a week’s worth of quick short bursts of work

Well, it’s been a busy week but not at the house. So, this post is a summary of some quick short bursts of work at the house in the evenings or parts of a day this past 5 or 6 days. Tonight we are officially getting to work on the cabinets so stay tuned for… Continue reading Day 9: Technically a week’s worth of quick short bursts of work

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Day 8: Upper Cabinet Demo

While Chris was at church all day for the School of Ministry, my parents and I had a demo day on the upper kitchen cabinets. Enjoy! https://videopress.com/v/6OTOvCpX?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true My crew today This is what happens when you have the back of the drill too close to the inside of the cabinet. When the screw started to… Continue reading Day 8: Upper Cabinet Demo

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Day 7: Evening Update

There is a quote I love that says, “Many hands make light work.” Well, I was blessed today to have the many hands of my writers group working with me. I knew they were awesome before, but I’m now convinced that they are all descendants of Wonder Woman. We got so much done! Storage unit… Continue reading Day 7: Evening Update