The Kitchen: Door and Cabinet Hardware

The Kitchen: Door and Cabinet Hardware

The countertops in my kitchen are very very old. They are formica, in a mustardy yellow color. They are in decent shape but just so outdated. Unfortunately, my budget doesn’t have room to replace them right now, so I’m trying to work around them. Then it...
The Roxy Room – Happy Birthday Roxy Ann!

The Roxy Room – Happy Birthday Roxy Ann!

The Roxy Room is finished! For those of you who don’t know, I have a big mixed breed lady named Roxy. She’s about 90lbs and some sort of dobie, shepherd, coonhound mix. She turns 2 in 2 days, February 6, 2012. One of my dad’s projects at the new...
2-prong to 3-prong outlets

2-prong to 3-prong outlets

Since my house was built in 1957, some of the electric isn’t exactly up-to-date. One of the biggest problems was that all of the outlets in the home only had 2 prongs. A few decades ago, this was no big deal, but now with the technology that we have, most...
Aint no party like a painting party!

Aint no party like a painting party!

Yesterday my parents helped me paint the living room and hallway. Today my friends came to help with the rest of the house! THANK YOU EVERYONE!!! What a great time we had. It was so much fun, and the place looks great!! Here are my color choices: BM Anjou Pear AF-425...
Bye, Bye Scary Service Wire

Bye, Bye Scary Service Wire

My super handy electrician / solar friend Shawn offered to help me with some updates to the house. I actually consulted with him before I bought the house.  A good tip is to take photos of everything. Of course the listing photos are going to be nice, but when you get...
I am officially a homeowner!

I am officially a homeowner!

Today was the big day!!! The closing of my house. January 21, 2012. 1-21-12. I don’t think I’ll ever forget this date I wrote it down so many times. The house is officially mine. I have the keys!!! My dad took me out for lunch after the closing, and...