Archive for the 'Home Improvement' Category


Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

A real door!  To make a real room! YAAAAY! And notice all that real trim going in???  It’s almost like these rooms are being finished off!!  And there’s a door covering the little hot water tank closet! Speaking of finishing things off – the vinyl floor for the laundry room has been selected, and we […]

Playing With Paint

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Advantages of being an adult – you can paint on the walls and no one yells at you. However, Tad and Rerun definitely were a smidge awed by the simple fact that Mom was busting out the paint samples and going for it, right there on the wall. Anyway, I got four samples and then […]

Happy Window Day!

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

So, we got bored and decided to have all the windows replaced.  Well, that’s not really how it happened, but it is happening. The slightly longer version of the story is that while we were waiting for the subcontractors (plumbing and electrical) to make time in their schedules for us, we were busy admiring how […]

Weekend Work

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

First, we got the insulation in on Thursday… … and then, the drywallers showed up on Saturday, and all of a sudden, these look like actual rooms! There’s still a lot of work to do…. and a huge mess to clean up.  Drywall is messy.