Category Archives: kitchen

Sick of This Counter

After another marathon day of sanding & mudding in the basement, my mother & I got to chatting about renovating the kitchen. Seeing as we have 4 cabinets {all uppers} and a whopping 24″ of counter space {not including the … Continue reading

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OMG IT’S INSTALLED

That’s right folks, we now have a WORKING dishwasher!!! Holla! {This pic is for you, MEA!} Also, we are now 4 for 8 on our Dear Santa list and 1/4 of the way done our 1st Quarter goals. Huzzah. It … Continue reading

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Nothing Simple or Easy

We bought a dishwasher. YAY! Delivery was scheduled for this past Thursday. Double YAY! The previous owner told us that he had a dishwasher in the spot until it broke {or was broken, depending on the story}. We were told … Continue reading

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A Day of Service

Today was the National Day of Service and I would like to heartily thank my parents {we’re basically a nonprofit, after all}. The three of us had off and spent the ENTIRE day working on house stuff. Dad & I … Continue reading

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Scrubtralescent!!

{like scrumtralescent but all scrubbified} {oh wait… scrumtralescent isn’t a word.} Lately I’ve had dishwashers on the brain. We have ZERO base cabinets but a gaping hole perfectly sized for a dishwasher. And yet, we have no dishwasher. I’m not … 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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Progress Upstairs

Moving past this weekend’s disappointing setbacks, yesterday we focused on our successes downstairs. Lets move up to floors 1-3 today. Saturday was another Family Team effort. Best parents ever. And cousin (Mike). Mom A. cleaned our 2nd floor bathroom. It … Continue reading

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New Kitchen Wall!!

All the way back in early June, we learned how to rip out drywall and haven’t touched the basement kitchen much since then. During our big Basement Demo Day, we learned that the gas pipe to the stove was wobbly … Continue reading

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Kitchen Cabinet

Yes, singular cabinet. The garden apartment kitchen is only 10′ long. We’ve got to fit a fridge & 24″ stove plus 2 base cabinets along the one wall. I came across 6′ of cabinets for FREE on craigslist back in … Continue reading

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Our Clean Kitchen

I know we said the kitchen was crossed off the list. And it is, in that it will not be getting any structural altering anytime soon. That said, we just couldn’t live with its current state of cleanliness. The kitchen … Continue reading

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