Down to the wire

I’m not going to lie, the last few weeks have been exceptionally stressful. As the work on the house moved away from the fundamentals and into the realm of stuff I cared about (i.e. all the pretty things I envisioned over 6 months ago!), I became more and more nervous that something would go wrong.

And somethings did go wrong. Continue reading

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The home stretch?

There’s been a part of me that feels like because we’re going through all of this – the work, the stress, the 9 months (!) of paying rent on top of mortgage – that everything in this house should be perfect. After all, we’ve essentially started from scratch; what excuse could we have if things aren’t perfect? IMG_1439 Continue reading