Welcome!Thank you for checking out our blog! I started blogging during our 2 year stint in the British Virgin Islands and found I really enjoy journaling in this way. Now that we've purchased a 125 year old home, we are embarking upon a very different kind of adventure!
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Tag Archives: Paint
Our house is 130 years old this year, and isn’t she a beauty?! Well, she had been looking a bit shabby, with faded and peeling paint and stained gutters. Tony swore he’d move rather than paint this house, with its … Continue reading
Last week’s Thanksgiving holiday meant time for a house project! And this one was long overdue. One of our first kitchen projects, 6 years ago, was refinishing the cabinets with bead board wallpaper and new paint. At that time we … Continue reading
Tony and I typically divide and conquer on house projects, and painting the front porch (which was badly needed for years!) was no different. Last summer (2018) my mom and I took the children to Green Bay, and Tony stayed … Continue reading
Last weekend we were taking a family walk to the park and stopped in at a yard sale. They had several old rocking chairs, and this one was just the right size for EO. We don’t typically bring cash to … Continue reading
It’s taken me ages to finish EO’s bedroom, but I’m so happy with how it’s turned out! A Review of Progress: You may remember the closet project from a year ago. I still like to come in here and just look … Continue reading
Phase I of our desk makeover is complete! We bought this old desk at an estate sale years ago – before we even moved into this house. It’s been in the office and has been great for sewing and craft … Continue reading
So, we’ve done a few things with the small bedroom, like install the new bathroom and build the wardrobe. It was time, though, to update the room with some paint, since this little fella will be moving in there sometime … Continue reading
I finally completed another kitchen project that was long overdue. See that space between the wall and the stove? The perfect landing spot for my hot pads that fall off and onto the floor? Well it is no more! That … Continue reading
Thank goodness for three day weekends! Last Monday was Presidents’ Day, and I honored the contributions of Presidents past by taking care of a little project that’s been on my to-do list for three years now. I’ve been meaning to … Continue reading