Monthly Archives: April 2012

Firewood and Lessons from the Woodpile

In my March 15th blog Thank You Tree, I reported on our trees that needed to be removed. I was delighted that it was actually LESS expensive for them to leave the wood than to haul it all away because … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Ugly Tile

Yesterday was a very big day. Our new kitchen is officially up and running.  We have a range, fridge, microwave, dishwasher and sink all functioning and the cupboards loaded up with pots, pans and dishes. There’s still a few loose … Continue reading

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Blackout Blinds – Making the “sleep-in” possible – albeit unlikely!

A nice bright bedroom has advantages, like being able to tell your black socks from the navy blue ones, but being able to sleep in isn’t one of them! Today blackout blinds were installed in the two large east facing … Continue reading

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Moving in Phase 1: A step closer to done!

Friday the carpet was installed in the master bedroom completing the work on the new addition. After 142 days of anticipation, we’re officially occupying our new space! Our weekend was consumed by uncovering, cleaning and moving our great room and … Continue reading

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The great room is looking …. GREAT!

Today the great room lost its blanket of boxes, saws, trim and tools in preparation for grouting the floor and I have to do a quick post to share because it is really looking GREAT! The entertainment unit is gradually … Continue reading

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When is a shower so much more?

I really haven’t shown the master bath a lot of love in this blog even though its a major part of this renovation. The master bath is replacing the main bathroom on the ground floor. It was a long narrow … Continue reading

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