Monthly Archives: November 2012

Carpet Install- House Project Day 9

Wow after yesterday’s ordeal I really needed a break. My arm really hurts and I am worried I may have injured it during the staple pulling. Hopefully it will heal up because I have so much still to do! Today it was nice to just sit and relax, take the kids to dance, and NOT […]

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Carpet Express!- House Project Day 8

I have no pictures to share today. I brought my camera but forgot to bring a card and by the time we were ready to take pics it was too dark to use my cell phone. By the time we were finished with Day 8 we were well into day 9! It was 4am! So […]

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Doors! House Project Day 7

Today we were able to use the awesome gift our realtor, Marty McKay gave us as a closing gift! He gave us 8 hours of handyman service. Shane was fabulous! We had bought the wrong depth french doors. Our wall is 6″ thick and the door only 4″. He was still able to install them […]

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Progress!- House Project Day 6

Wow- after a couple of days of feeling stalled it feels like we actually made some progress today! We really wanted to wake up super duper early and attend our new ward today but we were really wiped out after yesterday and we took advantage of the opportunity to sleep in. We got started later […]

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An Effort in Futility- House Project Day 5

Ever since we got our house I have been having trouble sleeping. I go to sleep just fine but sometime between 4 and 5:30 I wake up and my mind is going a million miles a minute. I can’t stop thinking about all the things that we are planning to do that day which leads […]

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Let There Be Paint!- House Project Day 4

Well it’s the day after Thanksgiving! We had leftover turkey, stuffing, yams and pie for breakfast and headed over to the house to move forward on our project. Lucky for us, the Robinson’s stopped by to help us move forward even faster! We had the kids start sanding the cabinets in preparation for being painted […]

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Happy Thanksgiving! -House Project Day 3

We have so much to be grateful for this year! We have a new baby coming in the spring. We have had a place to live for the last 18 months that made it possible for us to sell our home and purchase a larger one at a time where interest rates are at an […]

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Let There Be Heat!- House Project Day 2

Getting the natural gas turned on at our house over the last few weeks has been an effort in futility. Last week when the snow storm hit we seriously panicked knowing that both the gas and electricity had been turned off and we were so worried that a pipe was going to burst! Dave was able […]

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Home Sweet Home!- Day 1

I can’t believe that our home purchasing journey has finally come to an end! What a rollercoaster ride this has been. From the first time we started talking about the possibility of selling in March 2011, to moving in with Dave’s awesome mother so that we could fix up the house in June 2011, to […]

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