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I May Shed a Tear

When it is all complete, I may cry tears of joy.  My dream kitchen is all coming together.  Here are the most recent plans from my designer.  I’ve increased the raised section on the island (to hide my consistently full…

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Decisions, Decisions.

I am having such a hard time choosing light fixtures for the new house.  Actually, it hasn’t been that difficult choosing fixtures, it’s just been difficult choosing fixture under $1000 a piece!!! I finally found the ones posted below.  I’ll…

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Some Updates

It is just awesome watching this whole process.  I have this vision in my head and now it is coming to life.  I can’t believe this is MY house….all mine 🙂 Of course, looking back there are a few things…

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Dormer or No Dormer

So, I got a call from my builder late one night, asking me to drive over to the house to see if I still wanted a dormer above the front door.  He thought it would be too busy, and we…

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Great Day!

This morning, I headed out with my builder to do a little shopping.  We drove all the way to Vaughn to pick out my granite and hard wood.  Unfortunately, the granite store was moving locations, so the warehouse was quite…

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Back to School

I met one of my best friends 10 years ago when we were in College together.  No doubt, we were the worst students in the class – we were more interested in gossiping about our classmates and making fun of…

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Construction Begins…

Ohhhhhh, I am so excited.  Finally I am seeing progress on the new house.  I am certainly a little concerned with the November 30th deadline, but apparently he hasn’t missed a deadline yet…. we’ll see! This is our street.  It’s…

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“Rental” exterior

any cheap suggestions??? I’m thinking about just painting the front door, but what colour???