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Next Project: the Kitchen

The next stretch of days to renovate it finally here!!!  (Can you tell I’m excited?!). Today went much smoother than last time, and the Hermit took Dominic out for the morning, so I had the house to myself for three hours. This week’s mission is to finish as much of

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Master Bedroom Progress

A couple of you have been asking how the renovation is going, and I realized that I never actually posted what I got accomplished during the 4 day marathon, and bits and pieces of time since.  It’s far more fun to post the trials and tribulations!  It’s still looking pretty

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My Kitchen Renovation Decision Making Process

I really wanted to title this post “Kitchen Tetris,” but I didn’t think it would show up as well in search results. You have two basic choices when you go into a reno: work with what you got or tear it all out.  In our case, we know we have

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Lessons learned from my 4 day renovation marathon

We bought a small house in our dream neighbourhood in November last year, and ever since we closed the deal I have been itching to renovate it.  However, I don’t live there full time yet.  When I am there it is for serious family time, so my renovation dreams have

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Diary of a Reno: day 1

9:00am: Wake up. It feels like Christmas! After weeks of waiting I finally get 5 whole days to beat this house into submission!! Life is great! I’m going to get so much done!! 9:30am: Drop Dominic off at daycare. Discover there is no daycare today. Crap. Oh well, I will

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Home Tour

Welcome to our home!  We bought a fixer up and have been slowly making it our own.  It’s far from done, but here’s the progress so far. Please forgive the paint on the floors, I’ll be refinishing them once I’ve painted everything!! Exterior Removing trees wasn’t in the budget, but

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