Category Archives: Indoors

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It’s been almost 6 months since my last post which tells me a lot about the priority blogging has in my life right now (almost none). But I do want to share some updates on the house. Just dropping the bomb right away: Adam accepted a job in California and started two weeks ago! So… Click to keep reading!

Painting a Pink Powder Room

Once I had all the 1970s wallpaper down from the main first floor bathroom, I had to get it painted. Like many of the rooms in our house, the ceiling was yellow from decades of cigarettes and was more than 40 years from a coat of paint. Here’s where we left off. I sanded down… Click to keep reading!
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Converting Step Three: Digging Down

The final step in turning on our new gas line was actually getting the gas run up to the house. Once we ordered our new furnace we probably had about four to six weeks between steps One and Two. Working with our local utility company it took us four months to get our gas line… Click to keep reading!
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Converting Step Two: Honey We Shrunk the Furnace

Once we got rid of the oil tank, we could upgrade our furnace. Here’s the original one: We think it’s from the 1970s or 1980s. Either way, it is older than Adam and I. It came right out in a couple of quick easy steps. One of the covers came off so the pieces could… Click to keep reading!