Family, Lessons, renovations, Room Reno

About little surprises, and family

“The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, lies in its loyalty to each other.” – Mario Puzo

Electrical, kitchen reno, Lighting, renovations, Room Reno

About lighting

BUT FIRST …. Happy Mother’s Day! I’m so proud of our two sons who call me “Mom.” From bumps and bruises to flowers for Mother’s Day, we’ve been through a lot together. Now they’re grown and out of the house, but never far from my heart. Lighting is a big part of any renovation. Or… Continue reading About lighting

kitchen reno, renovations

About some neat additions to the project

My DH has a lot more imagination than I do when it comes to design elements in a space. I have mentioned this before. I can't see a project until I can SEE it. Then I have this amazing AHA! moment that has Hubby shaking his head in wonder. LOL The Bookcase Case in point,… Continue reading About some neat additions to the project


About finished floors!!!!

We reached a milestone this weekend! We are finally finished installing the upstairs floors (kitchen, living room, dining room, hallway). My DH has been tireless about the entire project and I’ve been his gofer-extraordinaire. Watch that final spot…..Going…..Going….GONE! YAY! I laughed at that first shot. It’s like DH is saying, “Get on with the picture… Continue reading About finished floors!!!!


About flooring and islands

Whatever good things we build end up building us.Jim Rohn Choosing flooring for a home renovation project is a HUGE deal. You have to consider how it will look with the already-installed cabinets (if you're not changing those). How will your choice fit into your design plan? Do you have pets or littles? Are you… Continue reading About flooring and islands


About cabinets, ceilings and walls

“He’s making a list, and checking it twice…” Oh, right. It’s not Christmas! My husband is the master of list-makers. I may have been teased for not putting my money in Post-It Notes stock (I love all the colors and sizes and shapes!), but DH has the corner on the list-making market. It’s his list… Continue reading About cabinets, ceilings and walls