Monthly Archives: July 2016

Beautiful Blessed Nightmare

For the last several  days  I have shared my kitchen remodel story with you and used the phrase “beautiful, blessed nightmare”. Here is the meaning behind the words: “Beautiful” I knew it was going be amazing when finished; I just … Continue reading

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How to Hire a Contractor (or Maybe Not)

Chris Rock has one of the best jokes of all time. It goes something like this “When you first meet someone they ALWAYS bring their representative- meaning their best self- to meet you.” There is no quicker was to truly … Continue reading

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Murphy’s Law: Real Life Hellish, Beautiful, Blessed Nightmare

Murphy’s law: “Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong!” If you’re in the middle of a home remodel, let me warn you Murphy’s Law is coming along for the ride and he will unpack his luggage and become the … Continue reading

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Kitchen (Remodeling) Cleanup

So, do you know what’s under your kitchen sink? Real life moment: kitchen remodel means purging and cleaning. The counter installer told me I would have to remove my sink, everything from under the sink, and all of my top … Continue reading

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What Kitchen Countertop Is Right For You?: Real Life Hellish, Beautiful, Blessed Nightmare

What comes first kitchen counter or backsplash (I swear this is the chicken and the egg scenario)? I am glad I decided to purchase my backsplash first. It is much easier to carry around and match with countertop samples. Real … Continue reading

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