Brooke here. This is the second bathroom remodeling post. Did you know that one of the recommended ways to remove a cast iron bathtub is with a sledgehammer? This is mainly a Hired Dudes post, as we did none of the demolition ourselves. We could have easily done all of this over a messy, angry […]
Brooke here: The hallway bathroom has been remodeled. It… Oh boy. Let’s start with how it originally looked when we first bought the house: Yeah, that’s a lot of yellow. It’s not a large bathroom, about 50 square feet, so the yellow was extra-concentrated. The bathroom came with a built-in pantry closet (door on the […]
Brooke here: While I was standing in the bird decoy store waiting for the SWAT team to leave — (Which is a rather ridiculous story about a dude who made a very poor judgement call by placing a geocache under the floor of an ice cream shop… while wearing camouflage… and failing to label the […]
Brooke here: If I crane my neck in an uncomfortable way, I can see the pool from my office window; it no longer drives me to Irish up my tea (helpful hint: liquor-tea is an abomination). Since the pool is the single largest project we’ve accomplished thus far, I thought it would be nice […]
Brooke here: June was the most expensive month of my entire life. At no fewer than three points did I write a check, pause, and think “This is the largest check I’ve ever written.” All planned-for expenses, mind, but the first two times this happened I sort of curled up in a chair with a […]
In which I cry about the state of the pool.
No one can explain the Barbies.
Remodeling continues, with a look at the bathrooms and buying gray-market paint for the pool.