Kitchen Renovation Part 4: What a difference a week makes!

I'm ecstatic about our new countertops, which got installed TODAY!! It makes such a difference!! Helps to see the light at the end of the tunnel! Also, yes, we skipped Part 3, because I just have been too busy to post about it. We still have (clearly, from above), lighting and electrical work, the ceiling... Continue Reading →

Kitchen Renovation, Part 2: Demolition Day

Exposing the history of an old house - the good, bad and the ugly. The Good: The whole house was constructed with rough cut lumber and previous workmen have exclaimed how indestructible the old-growth wood is. They also have cursed it a bit. It's really difficult to take it apart! Also, instead of wimpy modern... Continue Reading →

Kitchen Renovation: Part 1

Our kitchen May 19th, post Sunday lunch dishes and all. We are in the process of renovating our kitchen in our 1912 dogtrot farmhouse. The original kitchen was in the center block/room of the house, and my husband's grandparents raised 9 children with that kitchen, which was the heart of the home. The other two... Continue Reading →

Christmas in New York

It's on everyone's bucket list. Christmas in New York City. I'm here to tell you, it is worth every penny! We were gifted the opportunity to visit the city that never sleeps when Annsley arranged for Kirby and Emma to sing in Carnegie Hall with Keith and Krysten Getty's "Sing: An Irish Christmas!" show in... Continue Reading →

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