The Basement Remodel: The Entire Story

So you don't have to search my entire blog to see all the step we took to get the basement done, I have done all the hard work for you.  Below is a list of all the posts I did while the basement was getting done.  You can really see how it all came together: Waterproofing - Day 1 Waterproofing - Day 2 Framing The Bathroom Drywall Windows, … [Read more...]

The Basement Remodel: Not going to be done today

Yes, I repeat:  The basement is not going to be done today.  Yes, I am freaking out.  I am having a 1 year old birthday party in about a week with a ton of people, and there is no way it is going to be done.  None.  Needless to say, not happy here.  Several things happened that were not planned that are causing this to happen.  First, we ended up having to … [Read more...]

The Basement Remodel: More Drywall

As you can see from this first picture, I no longer have an opening for the kids to fall through when you are going down the stairs (which is a good thing -- its one of the first things I asked for when we decided to remodel the basement). They have almost all the drywall done now too. The bathroom is still a work in progress. And they have started on the … [Read more...]

The Basement Remodel: Windows and More Drywall

I took these pictures yesterday.  Slowly but surely the basement is coming alone. As you can see, we got some new windows on the side of the house, and they were able to complete more of the drywall on the walls.  They also drywalled almost the entire ceiling.  It looks nice.   Since we are trying to get this done before Will's birthday, I am … [Read more...]

Make the holidays feel warmer with SOL ALPACA

Oh, the weather outside is frightful here in Chicago. It feels like we went from barely fall to the deep depths of winter. Depending on where you live here in Illinois determines the amount of snow you got this last weekend. I got several inches, but further north got up to a foot! If you […]

Help With Asurion

This post was sponsored by Asurion as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. It is hard to believe that I’ll be shopping for Christmas at the end of this week.  (yes, I am one of those crazy black Friday shoppers!).  This is the time of year we buy our loved ones gadgets and […]

Samsung Galaxy Note5 #SprintMom

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Sprint. I received product to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Want the perfect gift for under the tree this holiday season?  The Samsung Galaxy Note5 should definiately be on your list of gifts this […]

Put Your Heart Into It with Meg LaFauve and Kelsey Mann #GoodDinoEvent

If you want to talk to 2 people who love their jobs, you have to talk to Screenwriter Meg LaFauve and Story Supervisor Kelsey Mann. It is pretty amazing what goes into making a movie and talking to Meg LaFauve and Kelsey Mann brings us back to the beginning. They are there from the start […]