Renovation Mayhem

House Stalking: Edney's Lake House

My Mother in Law’s Friend Deb Edney was nice enough to let me creep around her lake house yesterday.  This is one thing I absolutely love about the lakes here in Minnesota: the old lake cabins. When Deb and her husband Jim bought this house on Lake Miltona (mill-tone-ah) it was boarded up and was…

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House Stalking: Golberg Guest Suite

There are some bombass cabins/houses here in lake country so I’m starting a little series to show you how awesome they are.  First up: My in-laws new guest suite.  This is what the room used to be: Yep. It used to be a hot tub room.  I’m not gonna lie, I miss it.  Husband and…

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Creep Around My House: The Powder Room

My apologies for bailing after my earth-shattering announcement last friday. I’m sure you’ll forgive me though.  Cuz my house looks like this: Yes these are cell phone pics.  Packing is the bane of my existence. Lucky for you guys we’ve also been doing home improvements to get the house ready for sale. The day after…

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I'm Still Here. I Promise.

Sorry dudes. I’ve had visitors since Feb 25th.  Over the last 4 years my home has become the spring break destination for my siblings and various other family members. I like to think that I am so super cool that my younger siblings just can’t freakin wait to come and hang out with their totally…

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My Dream Come True…

Wood floors. Finally. I find myself staring at them, lovingly, for hours.  My new favorite activity is to swiffer them and mop them.  You guys.  E-freakin-lation. Everyone warned me about getting dark wood floors. “You’ll see EVERYTHING!” See, what most people don’t understand is that I want to see everything.  Cuz when I swiffer and…

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Flooring Update!

Just a little update Aka no pictures Wood floors are in! yay! Tile in the baby bathroom is in! Yay! Carpet is going in today. Hopefully its done by the time I get home. I’ll share pics Monday for sheez. I rearranged a ton of stuff so the whole first floor looks completely different! I…

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Day 1: Demo "The Aftermath"

This is what I came home to today:   No floor, hammers. glue, etc.  But I was MORE than ok with this because the demo peeps did this all in about 2.5 hours.  Also they needed to level the floor so Husband took me out for margaritas.  (we couldn’t be on the floors when they…

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