Category Archives: Wall of Awesome

More “Thank You’s!!”

We have a few new additions to the Wall of Awesome! Gerry, Chalie, Katie & Carol helped our mom’s & Kate unpack boxes and get our kitchen more in order. Caitie helped us with a new project in our bedroom … Continue reading

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Do Your Friends Clean??

This weekend we had our very first house guests in our very first house. I consider it a very important milestone. {In the spirit of transparency, we have had weekend guests but they didn’t stay with us. Our parents got … Continue reading

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The Parlor Wall

Our house was built sometime in the 1880’s (we think). Construction at the time was all about lathe smothered in horse hair plastery goodness. Lets start at the beginning. If you were to look at a cross-section of our walls, … Continue reading

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You’re Invited!

This coming weekend, July 18 & 19, is our next Work Weekend and your chance to be added to the Wall of Awesome. Here’s the plan: Garden Apartment Paint bathroom Install shower surround Install tile in bathroom & back entryway Secure gas … Continue reading

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Jenn & John

Our first non-family additions to the Wall of Awesome*!! Jenn & John came up Tuesday night and helped us tackle the 2nd floor bathroom. That fugly wallpaper was already peeling off. They helped it all the way off. YAY! First … Continue reading

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Wall of Awesome

I know a bunch of you check out our progress from your readers. But if you could pop out of them for just a second, I’d like to draw your eye to our latest feature – The Wall of Awesome. … Continue reading

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