Archive for the 'Home Improvement' Category

Hello, Hardwood Floor

Monday, July 8th, 2019

The home improvement/remodeling saga continues. Grandma and Gichan came over on the Fourth to work with me, while the Webmaster and Ane were volunteering at the city parade (and the boys were distracted by the Xbox and iPads).  The goal: remove the carpet from the old master bedroom, and assess the condition of the hardwood […]

Home Improvement – The Next Phase

Monday, May 20th, 2019

We are so not done with this stuff.  Nope nope nope nope nope.  *sigh* The garage remodel/conversion was the most labor-intensive and expensive part of the project, but it was only step one.  The next step: rearrange the kids’ rooms so the teenagers have their own spaces, and the little boys bunk up together. Step […]

Flashback Friday

Friday, May 17th, 2019

We seriously started the big house remodel ONE YEAR AGO??? That is what the garage looked like one year ago today, before the crew first showed, put the washer, dryer, and freezer inside the house, and started working. One year later, we don’t have a garage anymore. It seems like a lifetime ago that this […]

Moving Day!

Monday, April 15th, 2019

We finally did it!  The Webmaster and I moved… from one end of the house to the other. While this doesn’t look nearly as complete as it will eventually, it’s a huge start.  We have lived in this house for 16 years, and been in one room the whole time.  As such, we had a […]