Category Archives: House Proud

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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It’s OK

Last night we walked around the yard and let ourselves into the garden to check the progress of the asparagus. Nothing yet, but I bet there will be by next weekend. We’re finally going to have spring temperatures here. I’m … Continue reading

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More Before and After Pictures

We swapped out the massive dresser/cabinet for a smaller, more human-scale dresser that I refinished. We used this dresser at the apartment and by the time it got back to our house it had been pretty severely scratched on the … Continue reading

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Rearranged

I don’t know if I’ve mentioned this before but our master suite consists of the master bedroom, a bath, two closets and a bonus room (over the garage with steps that go downstairs). When we moved into the house, we … Continue reading

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To the dump

We went to the dump on Saturday and, kids, most of the stuff went into various recycling bins. That was awesome. Now, if someone would just figure out a recycling mechanism for stanky cat litter, I’d be very happy. By … Continue reading

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It’s just too bad that girl’s a bum

We have bamboo place mats that we use on a pretty constant basis. We like the look of them, but have HAD it with how they let condensation through to the table below. I’ve been saying for lo these many … Continue reading

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