A quick note – I am moving my blog to a blogger platform because I like it much better. So if you are following my blog, please subscribe by email at the new site http://weekendrenovators.blogspot.com/ Thank you! Well, Jonas decided he better just buy a new faucet because he thought there may have been something … More Faucet Update
Do I dare say I may have been a little too optimistic? I really thought we were in the clear with this bathroom reno? Oh my, oh my! So, these little turkeys were enjoying their bath tonight. Anders having fun drinking from the faucet, and Bjorn, upset because Anders is in his way! Typical brotherly … More Too Optimistic?
Another long day! Apparently, I am a horrible painter because I can’t seem to paint without getting it all over me. The bathroom ceiling is what I was blessed with painting today and I am glad it’s done. Not too fun looking up, hours on end, with your neck and arm cramping, but hey, what … More Progress
I am super excited because I have been working on our fireplace this week and it is almost done! Woo hoo! The job is a tedious one as the rock has a lot of nooks and crannies and edges to paint. And…this was the second time we painted it! The first time we had painted … More Sneak Peak
It was time to take a break from our house renovation for a weekend. While we don’t work every weekend on our house, most are filled with multiple tasks on our never ending to-do list. This weekend though, we were heading to our cabin with the family to celebrate the 4th of July. It had been over … More An “Oodle” Bit
This hunk is a super dad/husband. Not only does he work full time, play with the kids, work on the yard, and a million other things, but he comes home from work and works on our house too! Today is his birthday and our 9 year anniversary (didn’t want him to forget). . Jonas is really … More What a handyman!
We woke up one Sunday morning not too long ago with two inches of water in our main bathroom and down the hallway. Frantically trying to salvage what we could, we started ripping up the hardwood floor that Jonas had JUST finished laying the week before. We were quite regretting our house purchase at this point and wondering … More Toothpaste, toilets, and two year olds
After 8 years and 4 states, it’s good to be in one place for a while. Knowing we would be moving to Oregon after my husband, Jonas, finished his medical residency, we went ahead and bought a nice half acre lot to build on. We were pretty excited about building, especially since we were designing … More Home at Last