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We have floor!

Initially I was quite upset to learn we had to lose our beautiful flooring. In an ideal renovation scenario we would have been able to keep it, but so much of it had to be removed that to do various patch jobs would have been messy. 874 more words


Craigslist Find of the Day: Wooden Swing Set

I love when my readers challenge me with finding pieces for them!

Here is a recent request that I received:

Can you find me wooden swingset parts (slide, swings, wall rocks) or a wooden swingset? 47 more words


Sayonara Rattus Rattus

Finally. ¬†The exterminators have arrived. ¬†Whilst there have been no more reported sightings of the ill-fated rodents, that doesn’t mean that they are not starting to think about moving back into my partially renovated abode. 486 more words


Craigslist Find of the Day: Crate & Barrel Sloane Leaning Desk + Shelves

Perfect piece to set up an office area in a small space! Currently sold out online + in-store!

Want it? Get it here.


Windows, walls and water

As we were enjoying the hospitality of my cousins in Bendigo over the Easter weekend, we suddenly realised that I had left my car parked in the driveway at home. 1,187 more words


Plan of Attack

Last month we found out some fantastic news! (Which turned into a cascade of fantastic events)

1. Eric’s little brother was accepted into CSU (Way to go Ian! 994 more words


The Construction May Be Done but the DESTRUCTION Cleanup is Just Beginning

The combination of a long snowy winter and a pretty decent size renovation project left the driveway and yard looking incredibly awful.

The septic leach field dig made the biggest mess in the yard – they did a great job but their expertise was not raking out the yard when done. 226 more words