A Range Hood, A Cow Head & Angel Wings

Marian ParsonsKitchen, My House105 Comments

I’m having one of those days where I feel like I could write about five blog posts.  I just want to chat and tell you what I’ve been up to, what plans I have and some things that are are my mind.  The past few days, I’ve been in much more of a “doing mood” than a “taking-pictures-and-talking-about-it” mood.  And … Read More

Kitchen Stuff

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 I put some more time into the kitchen yesterday, but my “honorary moms” who worry about me doing to much, will be happy to know that I took a bit of a break today.  I did still get some things done, like editing photos and proofreading articles, but nothing major. Yesterday, we got most of the range hood completed.  I … Read More

kitchen gallery

Marian ParsonsKitchen, My House45 Comments

 I put some more time into the kitchen yesterday, but my “honorary moms” who worry about me doing to much, will be happy to know that I took a bit of a break today.  I did still get some things done, like editing photos and proofreading articles, but nothing major. Yesterday, we got most of the range hood completed.  I … Read More

the eagle has landed

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 Some kind of cliche code phrase just seems to be appropriate for what my husband and I accomplished today.   After a lot of sweat equity, geometry, learning what lingers in drain pipes and a dinner break to Olive Garden (in ill-fitting, paint-splattered  sweat pants), our butcher block counters, new sink and faucet are installed!!!  Forget weekend warriors… we’re Thursday … Read More

The day before Thursday

Marian ParsonsKitchen, My House26 Comments

 Tomorrow is Thursday!!!  That means we’re finally going to install our butcher block counters.  I am so excited. Today, I did a an insane amount of stuff to make a final push towards getting these projects done by the due date.  One of those things was removing the sink and counter that housed the sink, so I could finish the … Read More

the final coat & latest cow

Marian ParsonsAntiques, Favorite Finds, Kitchen, My House127 Comments

 There is a reason why I love painting and never quite latched onto quilting.  Patience.  I am a finisher and I like to finish in a day.  If a project drags on too long, I get bored with it.  Well, my patience is really being tested on these counters.  It took a couple of days to get them routed, sanded … Read More