One of my New Year’s Resolutions this year was to start blogging. I have co-blogged in the past, but it’s been years – I did it as part of a job I had (mostly about WordPress, appropriately!) and during the brief time I lived in Winnipeg in 2009. Both of those times I felt I […]
The kitchen counters were finally put in a few days ago. A solid surface! With a functional sink!! The new counter has zero overhang, meaning the in-progress paint job on the cabinets needs to stretch up another inch or so, but overall they’re a huge improvement from the old counter.
Progress on the house has been slow and steady. Ish. So far, the bathroom has gotten a new light, and a new paint job.
A bit more progress on the house since returning from Barcelona. New lights have been hung in the hallway, laundry room, bathroom and dining room (mostly to get fixtures that go above 40w!). I also managed to hang a closet organizer with a bit of jetlag.
As a nice break from renos, I got to travel to Barcelona with the rest of the Automattic Theme Team for our team meetup.
I knew the kitchen sink had leaked around the counter top, but it was a lot worse than I expected. My dad helped me remove the counter so it can be replaced (new ones are still 3+ weeks out) and we were greeted by some amazing grossness. Apologies in advance for these photos! The cabinet […]
Painted the living room, just in time for everything I own to be moved in.
Paint, paint, paint, paint.
I bought my first house this summer – a 25-year-old half-duplex by a wooded area. It hasn’t been without its issues – on top of known problems, there’s been a leaky washer, an unsalvageable kitchen counter top, and spots of mould – but through multiple visits to Home Depot and the help of family and friends, […]