In my experience, there is a BIG difference between a Canadian and an American Thanksgiving. Perhaps like many things, the Canadian version is quieter and more understated. In the United States, Thanksgiving is a far bigger event. The kids are off school for almost a week, the meal is bigger, more elaborate and more […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
I like to check Craigslist daily because you never know what will come up. I have been looking for a small sideboard to put in my front entryway but I was not successful. Instead, I ended up finding something much better. If you are patient, you can find some amazing deals on Craigslist. I have […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
That is the question that plagued me all summer. My new (old) house is large and needs paint in every single room and even a lot of the exterior. Would a paint gun help me on my way to restoring my century home? In Austin, before we put our house on the market, we hired […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
My new house is an old beauty that needs restoration from top to bottom. With so much to do, it is hard to know where to start. So I decided to fix up the first thing you see when you come to visit. The front door. When we moved in, the front door did […]Continue Reading... 6 Comments.
This house has been mine for 5 days now. Despite not having our furniture yet, I truly feel like I am home. Finally. It was a long year. Now it is time to timidly dip my toe into the vast ocean of projects that await me. This is exactly where I want to be, but […]Continue Reading... 5 Comments.
Without further ado, here are some pictures of “the new house”. We take possession in less than 4 weeks. I am hesitant to call it mine because we had some issues on closing day here in Austin that could have prevented the sale. I didn’t realize that sort of thing could happen and it makes […]Continue Reading... 11 Comments.
I think it may be a touch too soon to say it’s mine but the good news is, the sellers have agreed on the new price and we are moving forward with the sale! UPDATE: If you want to see pictures of the inside, click here. We still have a ton of paperwork to sign […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.