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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

Five on Friday and This Week in Review #11




I swear, Friday rolls around faster every week.  Sometimes I have to really think what in the heck we’ve done all week because I can never believe it’s Friday again.  I remember last weekend for sure. We helped my daughter and her guy put up a privacy fence.  Two old ladies with a post hole digger take a little longer to recover than we used to.  That’s probably the reason I’ve been so exhausted this week. Continue reading