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Kitchen Reveal

OK guys…..  It’s finally time for the kitchen reveal.  Room reveal posts take a long time because of the massive amount of pictures and picture editing, etc, and we’ve been rather busy around here.  You know…the pergola…. another project that is taking F.O.R.E.V.E.R.  We have lots of things to finish before the dumb “W” word sets in.  You all know how much I despise Winter’s darkness.  😫 Continue reading

Kitchen Progress and Pantry Plans

Beware:  The following is a picture happy post… with not so happy “before” pictures.  😉


I shared with you the before pictures of the kitchen, but this room was so much work that I needed to break it up in two different “before” posts.

What did you think? Could you smell it through your computer screen?  😷

Trust me, you’re lucky.   A person could smell the stench of this house from the yard.   Continue reading

Five on Friday and This Week in Review #19


I just yelled that in my “excited” old lady voice.  😁  But, I have no idea why I’m excited. 😏


Five on Friday

For all of you little newbie followers, I love so many different types of blogs, from homesteading, delicious recipes, frugality, and of course, home decorating.   I also enjoy reading fun facts about the blogger behind their blogs.  It paints a picture of a real person behind their words.  Therefore, every Friday, Deb and I take turns posting a “Five on Friday and This Week in Review” series. We share five facts about ourselves, and then I will finish with our week in review. Continue reading

Inexpensive Wood Flooring Using Pine Boards – All You Need to Know

We get asked all of the time about our wood floors.  People that see them in person think they are original to the house.  I have a post up about them already, but it’s included in with the entryway remodel.  So, I thought I would write a post specifically regarding our inexpensive wood flooring using pine boards and give you tips and tricks.  Because, after all, I think this idea is worthy of its own post.  😉

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Dining Room Mid-Way Through

OMG…..   I’ve had kind of an “off week.”  We’ve been very busy with a few jobs and then throw a holiday in there….with a million “neighborhood” fireworks – while Ivy paces back and forth inside the house – when we are trying to sleep at night.  It’s been a rough week.  UGH!  This holiday is so hard on animals.  Poor babies! Continue reading