Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Florida Life

You know the saying "when life gives you lemons, 
make lemonade"...

well, lots of lemonade over here lately.
For the last 6 months we have been enjoying our new 
South Florida life.
That's right.

In November we sold our Nashville home 

and moved 1000 miles south and migrated to warmer weather.
We ended up buying a home down here that needed a major, MAJOR facelift.

I have done floors, lighting, electrical, plumbing, bathrooms and finishing up the kitchen.
I am beyond exhausted.

I will be sharing soon all that I was able to do.
For now, 
here a sneak peak of our home.

Stay Frugal,

Friday, July 14, 2017

How to repair hardwood floor. A Beginners' guide.

Oh the joys to be a homeowner! 

Ever tackled a project you thought you could possibly: 
A- not be able to finish 
B- turned out not so good 
C- all of the above. 

Well, I have done plenty of both, but somehow, most of the times, the end results have been quite surprising.
Or at least decent.
Lately I have been in fixing mode. 
Yes, fixing is a verb in the south ya'll.

We have been in this house for over 11 years. When we ripped the carpet, 
we uncovered the linoleum floor. 
And when we removed the linoleum floor we uncovered the hardwood...

Monday, December 19, 2016

Chairs Rehab

Today I will share my chairs rehab story.
It kind of happen when I was not looking to replace our dining chairs.
But you know the moment you see something and you think 
"I like that!".
And the moment you realize that something is not expensive and sometime even free?
I know.
My usual reaction is

So back to the chairs...I'll spare you the pictures of the completely before.
But this is the picture of the back of one seat.