Monthly Archives: August 2009

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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J.U.GS Award

No, not those kind of jugs. Or this kind of jugs. Or even these jugs. Brick City Love been awarded it’s very first bloggy award – the J.U.GS Award. J.U.GS stands for Just Us GuyS Lily from Tapdancing in the … Continue reading

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The Charred Boy

A few days ago, my dear hubby had a birthday and I wanted to get him a really good present. First you have to understand that Rob is one of the most difficult people to buy presents for. If he … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek: Anniversary Pics!

Last Friday Rob & I finally had our photo shoot with my photographer friend Kamila Harris. It was SO much fun! I didn’t even notice my 4″ heels were killing until our very last location. After a decade of being … Continue reading

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To the Bench, Gardent Apt.

As the summer dwindles, the list gets shorter & shorter. The garden apartment is the latest casualty on our list. I know. It’s a huge bummer. The garden apartment is still on our list but it’s gotta take a backseat … Continue reading

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We Started Packing

With 4 weeks until the big move, we thought we better make the most of our weeknights in the apartment. Rob’s job moved and were throwing a bunch of the banker boxes out so we nabbed a few. And by … Continue reading

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New Blog Features

Since beginning on May 29, 2009 {the day we closed on our house!}, Brick City Love has grown by 75 posts. My how time flies. With an ever increasing archive, I thought it was time to do a little house … Continue reading

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