Showing posts from August, 2011

Approaching the 2 month mark

We are back from vacation and ready to start working on the house again.  Right before we went on vacation we bought, painted and had our baseboards installed.  We also finally got a fence put Rufus now has full reign of the yard!  Pictures on that to come...
Last night a worked on a few small decorating projects.  A few weeks ago I was at Farmstead restaurant with some girlfriends and saw a neat idea with ball jars, tea-lights and small rocks.  While we were at OSH I noticed that a whole dozen ball jars was on sale for $ the 15% coupon we found :)
Here are a few pics of the quick, simple and cheap project to spruce up our deck a bit.

One month anniversary!

Friday was our one month anniversary of the closing of our house.  The list of to-do's continue but we've taken some time to sit back, relax and enjoy all of our hard work this past week.  Neither of us can 'relax' very well so we've of course still been working but just not as hard.  Here is a list of what we've been working on:-trimming trees -cleaning  up side yard (well paying someone to clean up all the junk that was left here plus what we've added to from our demo's) -continuing to replace outlet covers and light switches -bought 2 lamps on craigslist for $25 (total) for behind the couch -took down huge ugly dry/erase board that was left in the kitchen -brought in all the bookshelves and organized books in living room, bought a 4th at ikea -bought and put together sofa table (actually a desk from ikea but you can't even see it so nobody would know!) -bought and installed a temporary light above the dining room table ($13...thank you ikea!) -received n…