It's official, we have finally been home owners for a whole year and we couldn't be more happy with our decision! We made it through all of our projects without killing each other, and the house is still standing. The inside is finally feeling like our home. We still have so much to do, and we like it that way. We wouldn't want to finish all the projects in one year. What would be the fun in that?
This sweet little furry baby is the newest addition to the family! His name is Harvey, he is an 8 month old Border Collie mix. We rescued him from the local Animal Protection Society (aka the pound.) We were told that he was surrendered to them, and we can’t believe that anyone would give him up! Not only is he adorable and super smart, he is well behaved and doesn’t have a case of the crazies like most 8 mont
So here is where we left off. The only obstacles in our way were the mirror and leftover sink frame. It all seemed easy enough. Pop off the mirror, remove the little wooden chunks, go out and dance the night away in celebration of our swift success. I wish this was the story I could honestly tell. What actually happened was far more frustrating and dance-less.
We tackle the most difficult room in this house first. Our Laundry / Utility / Half bath. It's got three rooms worth of work to do with the space for one. Can we make it work for us? Read more to find out.
So this is it. We did it. We bought a house. We decided, as home buying virgins, to not use a realtor. Smart huh? It took about 3 months from offer to move in, and we were clueless the whole time, but we made it through. Were we crazy to go it alone? Maybe.