Monthly Archives: August 2009

Weekend Recap

This weekend we: painted the ceiling got the 1st coat of semi-gloss on the trim bought 4 Benjamin Moore samples for the bedroom wall got our resident parking permit obsessed about bedroom paint color mostly drywalled the garden apartment mantle … Continue reading

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Picking Paint is Hard

Picking paint colors is one of the hardest things I’ve had to do so far. Ripping up carpet? Not a problem. Drywalling? Easy peasy. While I originally thought the spackle dust may be the death of me, I changed my … Continue reading

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Due to some awesome schedule shifting at work, I had this past Monday off. {I know; you’re green with envy. It’s ok. I still love you.} Instead of lounging in bed with bonbons all day, I spent it being productive. … Continue reading

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Finally Clean

Last Saturday, the Family Team cleaned our house top to bottom. We vacuumed, scrubbed, then mopped every square inch of our 1600 sqft abode. It was truly a team effort. {The camera also got stranded here on the 3rd floor, … Continue reading

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Adios Regular Phone

We have officially cut off our phone line. The phone lines snake around on top of the baseboard throughout our entire house. In preparation for painting our bedroom, the wire creeping up to the third floor and into our bedroom … Continue reading

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“Just to Look”

Last night the hubs & I decided to take an impromptu trip to IKEA. Just to look. We have 3 different IKEA’s within 15 miles of us; the closest being 5 miles away in Elizabeth. We browsed & split an … Continue reading

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A{nother} Clean Bathroom

At the beginning of the month, Mom A cleaned the 2nd floor bathroom.  {It’s managed to stay relatively clean but only because we don’t live there yet.} Meanwhile, the 3rd floor bathroom sat looking like this. Neglected. Covered with sawdust from … Continue reading

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In Progress

Saturday was spent cleaning the house from top to bottom. We literally mopped ourselves out the front doors. Unfortunately, we also stranded the camera on the 3rd floor. D’oh! I’m off today and headed to the house to crack open … Continue reading

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Cable Craziness

Since the house was previously rented out to 4 college students (1 per bedroom), cable was run in every room. You’d think that was a good thing. I guess it was but it was done in the craziest way. I’m … Continue reading

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What Weekends Used to Be

On those weekends not spent hanging out with our family, this is what weekends used to be. Lazy Saturday afternoons or quiet Sunday mornings. Time spent just hanging out on the sofa. Throwing toys. Napping. Just general hanging out. Doing … Continue reading

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