OMG Raccoons in the Walls

Seriously, if you’re planning on buying a house for the first time, you should probably not sign up for the “No-Holds Barred Home Ownership Package” like we did. Horrendous flooring, flooding that leads to 2AM water bailing, hideous wallpaper and now, a hole in the roof that let some noisy neighbors and their kids into […]

Our New Guest Bedrooms and Office!

So this is the guest bedroom that will stay a guest bedroom at the moment. We’re changing out the carpeting in here and probably painting the closet doors. This is another bedroom that I’m planning on turning into a library/study. We’re also changing out the carpeting in here and probably painting trim. And replacing that […]


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