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Saturday, September 18 2021

Well it's about God Damned Time!!!

They are FINALLY getting along, lol.  

Sunday, September 5 2021

Off my chest!

I posted this to Facebook on Sept 5th, 2021. It took A LOT to post and admit. I am copying it here in case Facebook decides the post doesn't meet their "community standards" and deletes it on me. ************************************************************************** I was sitting on  […]

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Wednesday, May 26 2021

WTF?!?!?!

What the Fuck is WRONG with this picture????   I mean I LOVE my Pastina and it cures everything, but they are out of their God Damned Fucking minds!!!!     Now THIS is a little more realistic! But the bitch about it is that it is from the SAME FUCKING PEOPLE!!!! THAT price I will pay for SIXTEEN  […]

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Monday, February 18 2019

New Patio!

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A lot more work going on around here. This time on the outside. We had the patio extended 15 feet out and 13 feet across. Also poured a 5'x5' slab for a firepit. Even the front yard got a little bit of love. We are excited for the weather to get nice so we can fully enjoy the new patio. Lots of  […]

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Friday, December 14 2018

Steel Baby!

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Finally got the stainless steel appliances put in. And damn do they look nice! Switched out the electric range for a gas range too. Now We're Cooking With Gas!!!! Insert Tim Allen grunting sounds here!

Saturday, December 8 2018

Holidays are offically here!

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Yup, I can say it is officially the holiday season in our house. The tree went up and the decorations have been placed. Merry Christmas Y'all!

Wednesday, November 21 2018

And Done!

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The project is done! Game over, man! Dining Room, Living Room (phase 1), Kitchen and Master Hallway are done! And I gotta say, they came out great! After the holidays we'll finish the rest of the living room, more wainscoting and the feature wall. Then get to the Guest Bathroom and the Secondary  […]

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Sunday, November 18 2018

Still at it!

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Just a few more. The picture panels for the Dining Room arrived today, fininshed off the trim in the Dining Room and window wall in the Living Room, plus under the Kitchen Bar. Still have to stain the baseboards on the bar. And a close up shot of the wainscoting. Curtains and rod need to go up after  […]

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Saturday, November 17 2018

A few more shots of the Busy Beaver's Handiwork.

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Just a few more shots of the work. The mantle in the old yellow oak from the 90's: The mantle now with colors for the new millenium: The walnut made such a drastic difference. Much more deep and rich looking. Next up is a bit of decor. Nikki's plants and owls above her kitchen cabinets: Adds a nice  […]

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Backsplashin'

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Finshed the kitchen backsplash last night. Came out looking pretty damn good. Broke up all the white and made the walls and cabinets pop. Once we get the rest of the stainless steel appliances things should look really nice. Next up is the dining room walls and living room.   Busy Busy Busy!

Friday, November 16 2018

Workin for a Livin....

A lot of painting and staining going on. More trim going up, wainscoating in the living room being started. Fresh paint and stain in the master hallway. Kitchen backsplash going up. Yup been busy beavers around here. Should have some pics up by the holiday once everything is in place and decorated.  […]

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Monday, November 12 2018

SNOW!

The iceman cometh! We have snow on the ground and flurries in the air. Very cold today. Keeeping my happy ass inside!

Saturday, September 1 2018

Working Hard or Hardly Working

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We picked up Nikki's monitors and our chairs from my folks in Georgia last week. Her dual monitor stand came in today. We mounted her monitors and got her workstation setup. Here she is hard at "work". She even made a nice little hanging spot for her VR setup. She's so spoiled!   […]

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Friday, August 24 2018

Some More Decor

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A project that we've had on the shelf for a few weeks has finally been completed. We added shelves to the Living Room and Dining Room. (Pardon the pun) The Dining Room shelves, two greyish white shelves above the side windows with some accent pieces on them. And then the Living Room shelves also  […]

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Wednesday, August 22 2018

Two More Rooms Down!

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Finished the other two bedrooms last night. One is the "Guest" Room and the other is Nikki's Office. The Guest Room: A bit sparse for now but it's a start. Nice comfy bed though.   Nikki's Office: A red white and blue theme going on. Soon she'll have her computer set up on the desk with  […]

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Monday, August 13 2018

Kitchen On The Way!

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We've done quite a bit of work refinishing the cabinets in the kitchen. New paint, new hardware and eventually a new backsplash. The old kitchen was a traditional 90's oak and white kitchen with, yes you guess it, brass hardware. As you can see very dated. After about a week's worth of painting and  […]

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Monday, August 6 2018

Busy Beavers

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Yup, put up a few more lights. Even have a couple more ceiling fans too and a couple of smart switches to go. This was the old light in the dining room.   And now the new and improved lighting:   Forgive all the tools and boxes, we're still in a state of flux. Lots more unpacking to do. The poor  […]

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Wednesday, August 1 2018

Ooooh, Upgrades!

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Some more upgrading around the house going on. There was an old nasty looking dual brass can track light over the mantle of the fireplace. It had to go!   As you can see replacing it was of the upmost importance. This of course gave Nikki an excuse to go shopping and a few days later and about an  […]

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Friday, July 27 2018

MySpace!

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After about a year I again have my own space again. My Cave, My Domain, My Den, "Papa's Playroom!" Nice and cozy, almost finished, just gotta move the last of the boxes out and tidy a few things up over the next couple of weeks.   I want to buy a new ceiling fan and move the current one  […]

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Go Patriots!

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With a new house comes the chance to show our pride!   Gotta sport the Colors and represent, yo!.

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