Things are really feeling good. Three of the dormers are done, sans touch-ups, and we have moved the scaffold over to the other side of the … Continue reading Weekend Update
Chloe turned six earlier this month, and while it may be sort of an odd fixation for a six year old to have, she is nonetheless obsessed with Paris. Santa must have heard about her francophile tendencies, because he left some brand new Parisian-themed bedding under the tree on Christmas morning. Continue reading “A Touch of Paris in Portland – Bedroom Progress”
One of my favorite blogs is ikeahacker. It’s both entertaining and inspiring. Sure, a few of the hacks are “whack,” but that’s half the fun! Not … Continue reading I *heart* Ikea Hacker!
A year ago today marked my the end of my fifth week of “house arrest” (otherwise known as bed rest.) Chloe, the older of our two … Continue reading A Sneak Peek at the Nursery
A few months back, Julio wrote that our daughters’ playroom was finished. Truthfully, it wasn’t quite finished – in fact, it still isn’t quite finished – … Continue reading A Cheap and Easy Way to Display Kids’ Artwork
Just posting a few pics to show what’s changed lately. I was supposed to be going back to work today, but I asked for another day … Continue reading Upstairs update
I took off Monday and Tuesday in order to have a nice, big five day weekend. I can say without hesitation that the most exciting accomplishment … Continue reading Next to Godliness
No! But we’re almost done with the painting. A few design changes have been made in the short time since these pictures were taken, so these … Continue reading Are we done yet??
After a partial day on Saturday and some work this morning, our drywall was officially declared finished. We are really impressed with the quality of the … Continue reading Drywall done!!
The contractor had said that he “might” start on Tuesday, and thankfully, he did. We had a beautiful, sunny day in the 60’s, which is pretty … Continue reading Drywall, day 1