Dude, get on that already!

We haven’t been very present on the blog lately. Just busy doing mothering and life stuff. I don’t really like to use the term “busy” because most everyone can say that they’ve been busy doing something. Our lives have been full. How’s that? In the midst of working on the basement, potty training (a topic […]

Basement Progress: Chocolate Covered Ceiling

In our last basement update, we left you with a series of pictures that showed everything all wrapped up in plastic to protect our primed walls from being sprayed with paint. It’s a good thing we took that preventative measure because this was the aftermath of said paint: Doesn’t it look like a scene right […]

Basement Progress: Sanded, Primed and Sprayed

Last time, we left you with rather “pimply”  looking walls and the determination to get those said walls just the way we wanted them before we applied primer. Both the guy who installed the dry wall and others who have  had dry wall installed in their own homes said that sanding can be done post primer. […]

Basement Progress: All Walled Up

If you’ve followed our very sporadic and slow process of remodeling our basement, you may recall when we first began, started tackling some of the nitty gritty issues, got new windows, and began building frames for the walls. It’s been quite an adventure with a few emotional ups and downs, but Ross termed it as […]

A Not-So-Perfect Terra Cotta Pot Makeover

I’ve had unused terra cotta pots sitting in our garage for a long time. For a while, I thought I’d use them on the front porch as is, but then I thought they might look better if I painted them. I quickly referenced a tutorial (thank, John and Sherry!) and picked up some supplies: I […]