Granite!

The granite is HERE! (Read in your best Pauly D voice).   I admit, it wasn’t my first choice, but it’s almost as if the granite knows that and is trying harder to win my affection.  It is so pretty and shiny and smooth and delicious (kids don’t starting licking your kitchen granite, it’s just an expression).  Without …

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I Can See Clearly Now

We had some exciting progress in the kitchen this weekend.  A beautiful new window was installed: This made a tremendous difference in the kitchen.  The window looks so much bigger compared to the one that was there before.  We also grouted the almost finished floors and set the island in place. It’s weird, but the …

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Barefoot in the Kitchen

The plan was to have the fourth post be about a delicious, healthy meal that I slaved over for my family to enjoy.  There would be accolades about my cooking prowess.  Children begging for seconds.  Swooning all around the table.  That’s not going to happen.  And not just because I am a less than mediocre …

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Redoing the Temple

Just kidding, it’s more like an abandoned warehouse.  But it was once temple-like.  It was strong and graceful and flexible.  What am I talking about? My body.  The temple metaphor is not working, but there was a time (20 years ago) when I had faith in my body.  I was a gymnast and I could …

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Post 1 – The Kitchen

I’ve very recently discovered the world of the blog.  I’ve been delighted by lovely home improvement blogs like Young House Love and Smart Girl Style and Rambling Renovators.  But I noticed something about these blogs.  The before pictures.  The before pictures were delightful and lovely.  These people were of another breed.  The organized and motivated breed.  I decided I …

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