The Home

Kitchen Rehab

shaker cabinets

Nothing much has been happening around here lately so I haven’t been updating this blog as often as I’d like to be. I know, shame on me! I should probably be punished. However, a couple weeks ago something awesome happened.…

Happy Anniversary

house-before-after

My how time flys! As of the first of July we’ll have been in this work-in-progress home for a year already. I thought it’d be an appropriate time to give the blog a face-lift in celebration. You like? Sadly not…

A Case Of The Flammable Grill

smoke-hollow-grill

I will start this post off with a warning. If you’re shopping for a new grill, don’t ever buy a Brinkmann grill. They look all shiny and high-tech but that fancy looking cheap grill may come back to haunt you.…

Painting The Porch

remove-tree

The one thing I love about bungalows are the porches. I’d prefer a huge wrap around Victorian or plantation style porch but that will have to be a future want. Our cozy bungalow porch is big enough to still enjoy…

I Smell Progress Part II

Oven

It appears I’ve been a really good boy this year and that Christmas has come early, and in a big way! A very good friend of ours decided that us going on six months without an oven was long enough.…

I Smell Progress Part I

Kitchen Counter

I’m back!!!! Did you miss me? Of course you did! Things seem to be getting better around here it seems. 7 grand later the truck is finally fixed, car is fixed, and I’m so ready to get back to putting…

Nothing To See Here Move Along

Sadly I have no new updates on the house. Everything right now is at a standstill due to money being needed elsewhere, like vehicle repairs. Barry’s work truck is out of commission right now to the tune of 4 or…

Back In The Kitchen

Window opening

Couple of days ago Barry added up what we’ve spent on the house so far and it came to about 5 grand. Things certainly do add up in a hurry when you aren’t paying attention. If you saw the house…

Change Of Plans

Kitchen Plans

The kitchen is now sitting empty, bare and lonely waiting to be filled with its fancy new look. Unfortunately we’ve run into a little problem in my design idea. Due to the small size of the kitchen the right thing…