Kitchen Transformation in Progress {Renovation Update Phase 3}

It’s been a little while since an update on all the renovation happening around here. Things have just been so exciting with the Holidays and start of the Declutter Challenge and well, construction going on. All of this happened before Thanksgiving and before Flood #2 (I can laugh about it now). The timing of updating […]

Water Lalapalooza #2 (Yep, Number TWO)

Last week we were in Disney World. It was a much needed break for all of us and the kids were in heaven. (There is a story behind little man not matching in this photo, but I don’t want to go into gross details like that.) The night before we left for our Magical trip, […]

Renovation: Materials Chosen and Painting Started (Phase 1)

Remember my Water Lalapalooza 2016 post? If you didn’t see that, I’ll summarize by saying that we had some water damage thanks to a missing washer on the hose of our washing machine. We took the list of repairs paid for by our home insurance and used the chance to add some upgrades. These were things on my […]

The Funny Things I Found In My New House

MOVING IS SO FUN! – said no one ever. This part of Texas is a seller’s market right now, so some home sellers are stretching the bounds of common decency because they can get away with it. We looked at a half-million dollar home that had only been on the market for a few days and […]

New House BEFORE Pictures (Finally!)

We moved furniture into this house on Labor Day weekend. In celebration of a month living in our new house in Texas, I thought I’d share the pictures I took the day before the furniture arrived. I call these the “before” pictures. Of all the homes I looked at, I chose this house, so obviously […]

Water Lalapalooza 2016

I just told you earlier this week that I had lots of plans of things to get done this week, but I got a little sidetracked to say the least. I also wanted to write a blog post about choosing paint colors, because there are lots of walls around here full of paint sample blobs […]