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Tar Baby

Tar Baby

Just like the  carpet, the linoleum quickly got old and we wanted it out of there.  So, we set to work. We started in the hallway portion and the tiles popped up like they didn’t want to be there anyway.  Just a little bit of…

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Making Utility More Useful

Making Utility More Useful

While the parents were visiting, the boys got busy checking some items off our list.  Namely, making our utility closet a little more useful. Here is the utility closet demo. Here is the little beauty, hanging out in the “Meeting of Ways” Room.  It is…

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DIY Carpet Removal

DIY Carpet Removal

A couple of weeks ago Eric had Daddy Bootcamp where I think he went to commiserate with other dad’s about the difficulties of having a pregnant wife, although he says he learned a lot.  Eric really shouldn’t leave me alone in the house on a…

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The Rooster Catastrophe

The Rooster Catastrophe

I was going through some images and found these of Rooster from what we have dubbed “the Rooster Catastrophe” a few months ago.  Since we’re a few images short on all the other posts that are in the pipeline, I thought I’d share these pics…

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Cravings

Pumpkin Cheesecake Cravings

It is official.  I’m having these so-called pregnancy cravings.  I’m not a girl who craves sweets normally,  I can easily walk past a bar of chocolate or pass on a cookie, but lately I’ve occasionally felt the need for something sticky and sweet.  So, when…

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A Needle and Thread

A Needle and Thread

It all started in Asheville back in August when I saw the cutest baby onesie that I thought I couldn’t live without, until I saw the price tag.  Granted it was made with organic cotton and sewn right there in Asheville which probably justifies the $25…

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Great Grey Grout

Great Grey Grout

Sunday was Grout Day, a favorite day for us because it feels final, looks great and its pretty easy. Grout Tip of the Day #1: Wear gloves.  That stuff sucks up moisture faster than a sponge. Grout Tip of the Day #2:  Vacuum up your…

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