Archive for the 'Home Improvement' Category

Inching Ever Closer To The End

Monday, September 17th, 2018

I haven’t taken any pictures of the house work lately, because right now it seems that it’s “two steps forward, one step back.” The carpet is currently covered with a path of ram board to protect it, while people run all over to keep working. The electrical panel had a major fix done, but the freshly […]


Monday, September 10th, 2018

When the older kids got home from school on Friday, I had quite the announcement for them. THE SECOND TOILET IS NOW INSTALLED AND HOOKED UP. OH, AND THE NEW SINK IS HOOKED UP, TOO. And there was much rejoicing! Thumper and I were the only ones home when the plumber left, so he got […]

Behold, The Carpet!!!

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

I leave for a day and HOLY COW THERE IS CARPET ON THE FLOOR. It’s like magic! The kids approve. Weirdos.

Laboring On Labor Day

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

Yeah, the house painting is not quite completely done. BUT at least the paint was now on sale at Home Depot! And even better news – the color that we used six years ago to paint the facia is still in the system, so everything matches! We have nine windows now, plus one sliding glass […]