Category Archives: Remodeling

Frustrations Abound – daily life while remodeling

We knew it was going to take time to get our downsized home remodeled. After we walked through it the first time, we talked about changes we wanted to make. We talked about remodeling different rooms and replacing the back … Continue reading

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Upsizing Our Downsize

The back porch/deck on the house was in bad shape. We knew when we first looked at the house that we would have to replace it. It became a matter of when we could do it and what we would … Continue reading

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Kitchen Remodel – Part 4

In Kitchen Remodel Part 3, we removed the popcorn texture from the ceiling and put up the beadboard. We were ready for the next steps: cabinets, counter tops and tile. This post will tell the story of our first time … Continue reading

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Kitchen Remodel – Part 3

At the end of Kitchen Remodel – Part 2, we had completed the removal of the cabinets and soffits and put up the new sheet rock. The next step was removing the popcorn texture and installing the new beadboard ceiling. … Continue reading

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Kitchen Remodel – Part 2

In the first blog post about our kitchen remodel, Kitchen Remodel –  Part 1, we showed what the kitchen looked like when we moved in. The pictures reflected how we made it even more crowded by adding wire rack shelving as … Continue reading

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Kitchen Remodel – Part 1

When we made the decision to purchase our smaller home, we knew we would be remodeling the kitchen. We were used to built-in microwaves and dishwashers. We knew we wanted more counters and cabinet space. We also knew we would … Continue reading

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Our Bedroom Barn Door

When we made the decision to go with a barn door for our master bedroom, the next step was finding a door to use. Searching online, we found many examples, however, the ones we liked were more than we really … Continue reading

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