The little kitchen that could!

Good morning lovelies! It feels like an eternity since I’ve blogged but I am back and with exciting news to share! Our sweet little cucina made her debut on theKitchn this morning. I can’t help but cringe at our before photos, yet it’s funny how so in love I was with that awful orangish/yellow kitchen […]

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Our Kitchen Remodel Part Three The Grand Reveal

We began our remodel April 8th and finished this Monday, May 13th. We learned a lot, spent a little more than our original budget but made it through the remodel with relative ease *only a few tears were shed* I searched for ages to find my metal stools. I couldn’t afford these stools from Industry […]

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Our Kitchen Remodel Part Two

Here’s where it gets real. I was terribly stressed out over the Ikea delivery which weirdly was scheduled for a Sunday. The ape who called me to confirm our appt. put that unneeded drama in my head by telling me we will have 3 boxes that weighted 800lbs. Umm, okay Ikea is famous for their […]

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Our Kitchen Remodel Part One

Here’s the first chapter of the story of two *and a half* not so young and naive homeowner’s journey in the ferocious world of kitchen remodeling. Let me admit my first mistake, I was overzealous. I somehow forgot how UNhandy we really were and how LAZY I really am. Antz and I must have gotten […]

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Our new kitchen floors!

Beautiful is an understatement. The crew was here at 8 am this morning and by 2pm, we had brand new kitchen floors. The house is full of the sweet smell of fresh wood and I’m finding it surreal walking into our kitchen without the familiar sounds of old floorboards creaking. The floors looked like this […]

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Kitchen Progress…at last!

Monday began like this…   It took 2 hours to remove our 90 year old cabinets Awesome hole right? Even more progress yesterday afternoon… Oh, you beautiful drywall and 3 new electrical outlets! Our grody ninety year old galvanized pipes were almost completely closed with gunk. Sweet copper pipes! We got a new fancy shmancy Delta […]

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Happy Kitchen Renovations, so far!

I know I haven’t been posting regularly lately but we have been busy bees. So much progress has taken place in the last week in our kitchen. We still have 3 more weeks of scheduled work. I can’t give everything away now but here’s a few sneak peeks. Rene and *sorry I forgot the other […]

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Kitchen Remodel Update Week One

Last you saw of the kitchen we were testing wall paint choices and choosing the tile for the backsplash. Neither of these blew my skirt up. Antz worked his butt off for the past 2 days and sanded the years of gross paint off of the cabinets. Our kitchen went from this. To this. I’m […]

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Happy Kitchen Renovation Day!

Well not quite, but Sunday we went to Home Depot *after waiting 48 hours for a guy to come over to give us a quote but never showed up, why is it so hard to get a quote?* and did some pre-reno shopping. Sheesh, could this kitchen look anymore dark and depressing? I wanted to […]

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My Kitchen Remodel Nightmares

There’s a reason chef Gordon Ramsey named his popular British telly show Kitchen Nightmares. I have been literally having nightmares about our kitchen remodel. I have the hardest choice to make. Current kitchen I curse whoever chose this awful orange paint for our kitchen. That’s the least of our troubles. The decision is the most […]

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