Day 25 – cabin fever

Did I mention I'm impatient... so very impatient. The problem with the beginning of a project is the prep work, you know the mind numbing tedious stuff that you will never see, but if you don't do right the whole house will fall down, yeah that stuff, well I'm in the middle of that and it's brutal. Cont...

DAY 15 – All The Things

We have reached the stage of discombobulation, that period of time where everything is up in the air, not quite right and a little 'off'. This is the first full week for us since the holidays, all of our guests have gone, the house is half packed and in disarray and the new house has no floors and walls. So you know...situation normal. Cont...

Day 8 – Treasures

The initial demolition has revealed some wonderful secrets, and I cant wait to see what else the old lady has. When we removed the bar we found what seems to be remnants of the original wall paper, a beautiful teal with a white floral pattern. Cont...

Day 4

I have to admit it was a record even for us, we got the keys on Monday and the demolition derby started last night...4 days of restraint...and on one of those days the keys were buried in a snow drift so we couldn't get in, so there was that. Cont...

Halloween is cancelled?!?

Something catastrophic happened a few weeks ago, my son announced he did not 'do' Halloween and no amount of candy was going to change that. Now I felt this was open for debate, he has only been on the planet for three Halloweens and up until this point he has had no choice, one lion, one Doctor Who and a Mary Poppins family later I beg to differ, but now he has an opinion! Cont...