posted by K | filed under Debates, Wishing | 7 Comments

I’ve been reading over some of my old renovation-related blog entries, since I’ve had renovation on the brain again lately, and realized I barely remember half this stuff. It’s all a blur now … well, except bashing out the tile and concrete floor in the master bath – that I will remember till my dying [...]

posted by K | filed under Tours, Wishing | 7 Comments

Because I could think of nothing else for the two days following our first encounter with the house at 1601 Main, because I am a crazy person and my husband is just crazy enough to go along with me, I called the realtor and made an appointment for us to see the house. On the [...]

posted by K | filed under Adoption, Simplify | 4 Comments

Tonight was our home visit. For the past few days, D has been off work, so – between the Christmas parties and cookie baking for said Christmas parties – we have been cleaning, decluttering and projectifying nonstop. It’s an understatement to say our house has been a whirlwind of activity. Fortunately, the outcome of all [...]

posted by K | filed under Adoption, Bathrooms, Ooh, Pretty! | 8 Comments

We weren’t planning to do anything else to the half bathroom to prepare it for the home study. I’d already cleared off the counter, cleaned everything, and organized the closet. But then I made the mistake of telling my mother about it. Lately, she has been an overflowing fount of unwanted advice. I think it’s [...]

posted by K | filed under Adoption, Kitchen, Nursery, Simplify | 4 Comments

We just got word that our paperwork for the home study is complete (even our fingerprint clearances, which we just got today!), and that means we can now be assigned a social worker. I was so antsy for this to happen – thinking it was taking – but now that it has, eek, that [...]