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Another update

We updated our guest upstairs bathroom recently and it is so much better. And it isn’t just about looks but also about functionality. The sink actually drains. The previous paint job was awful and the crappy vanity made this room … Continue reading

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Updates

Took a day off a week or so ago to paint our downstairs bathroom. Most of our space is beige and it was sucking at my soul. We’ve lived here for four years and aside from paying someone to paint … Continue reading

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Some fine updates

This week the magic happened. Let me start by saying our guest bedroom closet has been a nightmare of boxes, suitcases and boxes. There were some boxes in there too. The closet had no shelving, rods, or anything in it … Continue reading

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It’s Always Something

Even though this house was gutted and rebuilt, there’s always something that’s not quite right, isn’t there? An utter moron installed the lights in our downstairs bathroom: See those arrows? They are pointing you in the right direction to see … Continue reading

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Leaves

We don’t have many trees in our yard, but the neighborhood is full of them. Huge oaks and maples, mostly. The leaves tend to blow to our side of the street. I’m not sure how that happens, but a significant … Continue reading

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The Countdown Begins

We move out on September 21st. That date is so close now. Our house is trashed. We had an auction company come on Saturday to pick things up. At this point, I hope we make as much as they charged … Continue reading

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Taking Stock

The new house is smaller than the one we are living in now and so this weekend we’ve started eyeballing all of our stuff. We have way too much stuff. There is so much that won’t be coming with us … Continue reading

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Good for 6 months of laughs

Our house is now on the market and we currently have not one but two signs that say “I’m gorgeous inside”. Whatever you thought that meant when you saw real estate signs is probably pretty accurate. It has zero meaning. … Continue reading

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And you’re rolling in the blender with me

We have finally made good on endless conversations we’ve had over the past several months. We contacted a realtor and the house goes on the market by next weekend. We’ve had a hard time with living so far out in … Continue reading

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Happy Towel Rings

For the first time in what we think is EVER, the guest bath has a place to hang towels: As bad as the walls are in that bathroom, you’d think we’d be able to see the evidence of where towel … Continue reading

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