It’s Been Awhile!



I had no idea how long I have not posted until I saw our last post from August!


A lot has been going on since August. The main renovations are almost complete. We have started renovation on the main bathroom and hope to be finished by the end of winter. We recently had the tub re-glazed and it looks like new! John fixed the window in the shower and added a marble sill. We have painted the bathroom, added a new shower head and shower rod. We have also started to clean, replace, re-grout and stain the grout on the original tiles the goes up the walls. When the bathroom is finished, I’ll post the pictures.


Projects turn into more projects. What started out as just adding a “chalkboard” to the basement landing turned into a full blown renovation of the landing and outside door and screen. We wanted a “chalkboard” to list what we had in the pantry in the basement and also what is in our freezer. We used chalkboard paint and John framed it off. It looks great! Then we decided that the wall should really be painted also, then the trim, then the door, then the screen door and lastly do something with the flooring. I am pretty happy with the results!





























We also decided that since we didn’t have a rootball court we would build a cornhole set. John built them and I painted them.










We have however had a little setback with the cornhole set. Seems we left the cornhole bags on the deck when we took a trip and came back to find them open and spread out over the back yard. I guess the squirrels really like that corn!


John is currently working on the basement. He is building storage shelves. We have also decided how we are going to divide up the basement and building walls is the next order of business. Stay tuned.


The Wall

“And all the possibilities of her imagination are turning into her reality” –  Christine Kane
It’s done. The wall is finished! It looks great and what a great job John did. We now have more of an open floor plan and the house is so light and bright.

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No Half Measures

“You got the right state of mind” – Holy Ghost Tent Revival

“The moral of the story is: I chose a half measure, when I should have gone all the way. I’ll never make that mistake again. No more half measures Walter.” – Mike Ehrmantraut, Breaking Bad. Continue reading