Tag Archives: renovation

The Pantry Shelves are Done

It’s only been over 5 months since I last posted.  You might think a lot’s been going on, and you’d be right, only very little of it has had to do with the renovation.  Other things have needed our attention … Continue reading

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Drywall in the Walk-in Pantry

By moving our pantry a la rednecque, we had cleared out the area where our future walk-in pantry will be located. Jim had already studded in the walls, but the inside of the pantry was totally unfinished. Jim had many … Continue reading

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Moving the Pantry a la Rednecque

Jim decided that after he had lengthened the wall in the family room/kitchen, it was time to work on our new walk-in pantry. Yes, in an amazing feat of engineering, Jim is creating a walk-in pantry where there once was … Continue reading

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More Kitchen Renovation

I’ve been very lazy in my blogging duties – actually I will blame it partly on my daughter’s drama play, prom, graduation, 18th birthday and all the associated activities with getting ready to start college. But I thought I would … Continue reading

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A Rude Awakening

A couple of weeks ago, Jim woke up in the wee hours of the morning to a strange, whining sound (no, it wasn’t me).  He thought it sounded like the vacuum running and he wondered, “Why is Donna vacuuming at … Continue reading

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Kitchen Renovation – Part III (aka The Wall Came Tumbling Down)

At the end of my last post, our contractors had removed a couple of load-bearing walls and installed a new beam. That left us with our next project… Jim started by removing some drywall, which exposed the stucco-covered, former exterior … Continue reading

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Happy 2-Year Anniversary to Us!

Feb. 11th was the 2-year anniversary of closing on this house. The next day, we worked late, installing a back door by flashlight…our renovation adventure had begun! There’s still much to do, but a lot has been done, most of … Continue reading

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