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Plaster woes

Our kitchen renovation still isn’t complete. It’s been over two months. Yes, two whole months! And we keep getting farther and farther behind on completing this thing. When it was first brought to my attention that we had plaster walls in this house. My first thought was, “Oh, crap. It’s going to be a nightmare to even try to hang things on our walls” But now I know that’s the least of my worries. You see, plaster walls has some great benefits. It’s  ...

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Kitchen Reno

Our first big project is the kitchen – which is a complete renovation. According to the mass collection of HGTV shows, redoing a kitchen is easy! We thought that all we needed to do was paint the walls, tear down the cabinets and and ta-da! Everything else magically comes together. But  ...

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Ugly Shed Project

When we moved into the house during our early occupancy our shed was locked from the previous owner but we figured that we would open it once we officially got the house. We weren’t in too much of rush to open the shed since we figured it was probably full of trash and that we should probably  ...

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Buying our first-home (Part 2)

So, the sellers wanted us to pay rent… Timeline April 2015: Yes, the sellers still wanted us to pay rent. Although, the house was not move-in ready. It had almost no appliances. No fridge, dishwasher, washer or dryer. At this point, we really felt it was more about our principals. We  ...

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Buying our first home (Part 1)

This is for all of our friends and family – to those that have gone through the entire process with us and for those whom have just heard the highlights. Derek and I had a nightmare of a time purchasing our first home. We’ve heard many times that what we’ve gone through is  ...

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