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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

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Day 7: Cargo Van and Morning Joe

Hi everyone! It’s Saturday! Today the focus is storage unit clean up and cabinets. Enjoy this video of us picking up the van as well as a morning summary. Breakfast of Champions https://videopress.com/v/E0QzQq5q?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true Cargo van and Morning Coffee Chat

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Day 6: Photos and Video

I did another “before” video today before the carpet guys arrived. https://videopress.com/v/iULhfooF?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true Before new carpet install Before After Before After They did a beautiful job and the color is just what I was hoping. I’m very happy with it. I did get a little grumpy with the guys. They were supposed to also tear out… Continue reading Day 6: Photos and Video

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Day 5: Photos

Today was a short renovation day. I worked most of the day and then worked from my new home in the afternoon due to a roofing project they are doing at my job that stunk us all out. The fumes from that tar cart are brutal. Anyway, all afternoon I sat on a blue metal… Continue reading Day 5: Photos