Before we became homeowners, I used to think of gutters as the things that ruined my bowling game and where my mind sometimes goes. Now I'm acutely aware of the areas of our home that allow water to run off and not cause damage to the house. And thankfully, it's one less thing on the to do list! #homeowneringlikeaboss
A couple of months ago, we decided to get cafe shutters for our bay window. Even after deciding, I had a whole ton of second thoughts since it was a more permanent solution than drapes. Would it look weird?
Well, I thought, it can’t look worse than how this journey first began. Continue reading "Bay Window: Makeover Edition"
Homeownering is in full effect!
Things that keep me up at night:
- Getting a ticket from the Department of Sanitation for not sorting trash correctly
- Waking up to a swarm of locusts in my compost bin
- Finding a trap door with MORE stuff the seller left behind
- Weeds! #explosivevegetation
In all seriousness, we've been getting a lot done to the point where when people walk in they say, "Wow, it's like night and day in here!" compared to when we first moved in. I'd say that's progress. Also, I've learned so much, including that I'm not half bad at spackling (small) stuff. Dare I say it, this is starting to feel fun — even if there are still some big looming projects that we'll have to tackle eventually. Continue reading "A Little Update"