The Living Room Bookcases are Almost Done

Hi! 😀 I hit 366 days straight of blogging on April 11 and then I decided to break my streak to avoid accidentally starting to aim for two years straight. I had to really break it by not posting for the last several days so I would get over it, and you have no idea how many times…

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Life Update, late March

I ate another sandwich today: Chicken salad made with rotisserie chicken, mayo, mustard, relish, celery, grapes, salt and pepper, with lettuce and tomato on a ciabatta roll. And my bathroom passed the first plumbing inspection! Phew. The window install meant for today had to be postponed due to thunderstorms, but they’ll be going in Monday,…

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Master Bathroom: Progress!

Last Friday: Cast iron shower base arrived! Also, floor tile. Wall tile on the way. Plumbers on Monday! BATHROOM IS HAPPENING. pic.twitter.com/2fPcSC9xgU — Sarah Blackstock🙄🤗 (@sarahblackstock) March 25, 2016 Today: This week’s schedule: plumbing, plumbing, windows, electrical. (I hope Friday is a day of rest, because I don’t want to hate my bathroom.) — Sarah…

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Master Bathroom: Deadline April 19

You may have noticed I’m in the middle of a bathroom remodel. Well, “middle” in the sense that it’s ongoing, but not quite “middle” as in we’re halfway done… unless it being fully demolished counts as halfway, since now we just have to put it all back together. 😉 I mentioned my remodeling anxiety earlier…

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Remodeling Anxiety

I’ve woken up shortly after 3am the past two nights, unable to get back into a comfortable sleep, because my mind is racing with worries about our bathroom remodel. It sounds pretty dumb when I mention it, and I’m glad the rest of my life is mostly anxiety-free now, but I’m tired and my jaw…

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Fireplace Peek

The living room re-do is progressing nicely. We’re still finishing up a few things, but even not completely done, it’s already much improved and we love hanging out in there. So that you can fully appreciate the changes, here’s a side-by-side of the before & after: So much better!  More soon! We had bookcases built…

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Living Room Update Plans

Back in January, I shared some notes on planned updates to the house my husband and I bought last year and a few pictures of our white walls and lovely new floors. (See: Sarah’s House: Welcome!) It was built in 1960 and has been left mostly un-updated… UNTIL NOW! So far we’ve installed wood floors…

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