Renovation Reality

The messy reality of a kitchen reno!

Hi there! You’re meeting me while I am in the 6th week of a kitchen/dining/pantry renovation. My house and life has been turned upside down but I can’t wait to see it all come together in the next week. I have a sweet baby boy who is 8 1/2 months old and just learned to crawl a week ago. In a renovation zone. What is life without it’s little challenges, though? I could not do any of this without the support of my amazing husband. He works hard all day and comes home to continue working on the kitchen. What a guy! Anyone else ever found themselves in a house that is a disaster from a renovation? I make lists in my head and on paper everyday on how I’ll get it all put back together once we’re done and when I close my eyes I envision a clean kitchen, orderly cabinets and drawers, glass canisters with my dry goods all lined up in the pantry. Ahh… so relaxing! We will have our counter tops installed next Friday at noon so at least the end is near. Of course, I’ll need to dust and “reset” and clean the rest of the house as well. But that’s for another day!  

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    Oh, I’ve been there!! So much fun though to finally see it all put together again! Enjoy and I am really looking forward to seeing more of your stories! Welcome to the neighborhood, I’m thrilled you are here!

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    Thank you! This is such a great idea. Another reason to love your blog! I can’t wait to see our kitchen either! I’m excited to have something to show for our months of work 🙂

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    I’ve been through it…our last house was under DIY construction for 4 years, with a baby and a toddler! I finally got the kitchen I was dreaming of and we sold the house a few months later 😉
    Trust me, it will be worth it in the end..but I feel your pain.

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