My first night

My first night

Well, I made it through my first night at the new house. Yesterday is a huge blur. Lots of people came to help, and I got to watch AJ while Tony and Bobbi went to dinner. He gave me two little pictures he made (ummm… or… Bobbi made) for my new house. Such...
This is it… moving day!

This is it… moving day!

Well, it’s officially moving day! Friends and family are set to arrive at 10am. I have much to do before they get here, but I wanted to write this first. I can’t believe that I’ve slept my last sleep in this apartment, this home, that my mom grew up...
TV Wall Mount

TV Wall Mount

Today Shawn and I installed the TV wall mount in my living room. Well, Shawn installed it, and I held things and handed them to him. Basically, the trick to doing the wall mount is running the wires behind the wall so you don’t see them coming from your...
Installing Insulation

Installing Insulation

Today my dad taught my how to install insulation into the attic of the house. Since I have a Cape Cod style house, there is “attic” space to the front and back of the second story, accessible through openings in the knee walls. Currently, the attic and...
New ceiling fans!

New ceiling fans!

I’m pretty excited to have new ceiling fans. The ones in this house were crazy cyclops looking fans. One I turned on and the blades came flying off and almost hit me in the face. The other hung so low I whacked my head on it half a dozen times at least, and the...
A Lesson in Wall Striping.

A Lesson in Wall Striping.

I really am no expert in wall striping, however, I stumbled across a blog post on be.love.create and I really liked the way their stairwell came out. I decided to give it my best try. You’d be better off following their instructions and photos as they do a GREAT...