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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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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You guys, I’m exhausted. spent. to the max. But because I took pics for our listing (coming soon!) I thought I’d show your our master, finally. Let me preface this by saying our master has never ever looked this way. We don’t live this way.  We actually haven’t slept in our master since we got…

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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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You guys are probably pretty familiar with this room cuz of all my holiday posts. Now that the floors are done I can officially call this room done. finito. doneski. you get the idea. Many of you, however, don’t know what this room looked like when we moved in. Let me give you a clue:…

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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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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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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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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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Today is the day peeps. Floors on the first floor are being torn up. You should see our house. Dis-aster. Did I mention my inlaws will be here Wednesday? We are masochists. Obvs. Spent most of yesterday taking the books off the shelves. (yes. The ones I just organized a mere 2 weeks ago. FAIL) Taking…

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