Monthly Archives: January 2014

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The past couple of weeks we have been working on the stairway.  We pulled off all of the old plaster and slats and tore out the old wallboard.  We started the insulation, but needed to add more.  We noticed that there wasn’t insulation along the stairs on the first floor.  In order to insulate this, […]

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Master Bedroom Design

We are really starting to get some momentum going on our master bedroom.   (Which is good, because our crib is on its way!)  In my recent nursery post, I showed my inspiration/plan for the room.  I really liked getting all of my thoughts put in one area, so I decided to do it again […]

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Cold Snap

You know that it is cold when your pipes freeze even when you left your water running!  This past week was rough with temperatures reaching -30°F and wind chills reaching -60°F.  Luckily, we saw this coming and added a bit of insulation to the stairway and pantry. Our water lines come in under our pantry, and […]

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Starting the Nursery

When I say “Starting the nursery” I actually mean “Starting to think panic about the nursery that may never get finished before the baby is here.”  Right now we are using the nursery as our master bedroom.  It is tiny for a master, but has been working just fine for us.  Luckily, when we painted […]

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Breaking Ground

With four months until my due date, Ryan is starting to feel the pressure to get the master bedroom done.  Once we finish the master, we can move out of the nursery.  Until then, we have to store all of the baby stuff at my parents house.  We are dying for more square footage, and […]

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