Beam Me Up, Scotty.

The main objective for the kitchen remodel was to take down the wall between the kitchen and living room, but that couldn’t be done until everything inside the wall was relocated. This is a two-story house. The only other two-story we’ve ever owned was a town house and the kitchen was pretty open to begin …

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Opening Up the Wall

This is the “move all this crap” post. I thought about calling it that, but it seemed too vague. By “crap,” I mean gas lines, electrical lines, phone lines, cable lines, speaker wires, even a water line for the ice maker and a European outlet. Also, the drop-down ceiling falls into the category of “crap …

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One Month In

Thanks to everyone who noticed my absence last week. It feels good to be missed! We took the boys to Six Flags, visited some friends, saw an air show, went to the museum, did lots of swimming. Just trying to enjoy some of this summer before it slowly sneaks away. A break from working means …

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Tearing Out the Shower

Our shower honestly wasn’t horrible. It wasn’t great either. But it wouldn’t have warranted a bathroom remodel all on its own. The tile was not my favorite, but it was white. I definitely could have lived with it. The knobs were quite annoying, though. I spend my entire shower trying to get the water to …

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Boredom Busting

We started on the classroom over Christmas break. I realize that was a very long time ago, and seemingly yesterday all at the same time. I haven’t showed you any of it yet, because it made sense in my brain to wait and group all of those posts together. I’m not sure how well that …

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