Monthly Archives: August 2009

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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Mom Always Said Don’t Strip

And mothers are usually right. Between sanding & spackling, our Saturday consisted of attempting to strip the window frames in our bedroom. We spread it on and covered it with strips of the paper. I think we made 2 mistakes … Continue reading

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Fixing the Kitchen Cabinet

Back at the end of July, our awesome friend Erin helped us primeone of the free kitchen cabinets we found on craigslist. As you can see, the base cabinet is most definitely used and has holes from its prior installation. … Continue reading

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Bonus Post: SwedeShop

If you’re a fan of IKEA and have an iPhone, you should check out this new app (featured on IKEA hacker today).* Ditch the paper & stubby pencil! It’s a shopping list app where you can enter all sorts of important … Continue reading

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Aug. 14th

Last Thursday night, Dad A came up and helped me sand & spackle. This wall has taken FOREVER to level out. As you may remember, the studs behind the wall aren’t even. You could never tell with the plaster because … Continue reading

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