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 1Waterproofing - Day 2FramingThe BathroomDrywallWindows, ...continue reading

My Lip

Anybody who is on twitter knows that I have been complaining about my lip. Here's what it looked like last night.  I debated on whether or not to post it, but it is kind of gross, so if you really want to see it, click away.  Pretty much, I had a little cold sore on Sunday.  I started using Abreva right away.  However, by last night, half of my lip was ...continue reading

Father’s Day

I know, I know -- Mother's Day is just around the corner. However, I like to think ahead and figure out what I am to do for Bill for Father's Day. Since we are remodeling the basement, I would love to get something for him for down there. We are adding a bathroom, a living room area, and a toy room. My upstairs is only 980 sq feet, so we definitely can ...continue reading

Additions and basements

While on vacation, we made some big decisions about the house. Bill is pretty sure we can't afford to go up (that and we don't want to go into a ton of debt trying to just get the shell and then there isn't enough cash left over to actually finish the thing). We do need the extra space (Will's bedroom is only 9x11 without a closet). However, we have an ...continue reading