Going from a one bedroom apartment to a four bedroom house has been quite an adjustment in scale. Before, the idea of having an entire space just for guest seemed needlessly luxurious. Now it seems to be a no-brainer. Recently, we decided to spruce up the guest bedroom.
Today was our first full day with the house and we had two main goals: getting quotes for hardwood and carpet installation, and starting the basic cleaning of the upstairs bedroom and bathroom — our soon to be homebase for the rest of our efforts. Continue reading
By popular request, here are some more before-we-get-our-hands-dirty photos for your viewing pleasure. Behold the vision of decades past. Continue reading
Last night we met with our realtor to receive the keys to the house and to take our first real look at what we got ourselves into. It is one thing to look at a fixer and say “I could totally fix that” and another to realize that it’s ours and that we have to fix it. Continue reading