One more room is finished. We LOVE the new floors...they make such a huge difference. As you can see in the "before" pictures, the old tile in the kitchen wasn't even laid straight. You can't really appreciate the bad color, how deep the grout was, or how it looked dirty all the time. The flooring guys said it was one of the worst tiling jobs they'd ever seen. So we're so happy with the new floor--it makes the room so much warmer. I had to take pictures at night so it's not as dark in the kitchen as it might at first appear. Here are the before and after pictures:
Saturday, December 17, 2011
Friday, December 16, 2011
So the flooring people started working on the downstairs on my birthday. We tried to be gone as much of the day as possible, then hung out upstairs for Kate's naptime. This is how it looked the evening of my birthday after I found and uncovered the table and chairs.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
I keep saying that I'll post pictures of our house, but haven't taken many yet. Here's the family room...it's the only room that's painted and mostly done. I'll post more pictures in January after the floors have been put in and the rest of the walls have been painted. :-)
We moved into our new house a few days before Halloween, so we got to trick or treat in our new neighborhood! It was a lot of fun getting to meet all the neighbors. Grant wanted to be a bee again this year (which made things a lot easier) and so we thought Kate should be a ladybug to go with him. She ended up staying home with Daddy, answering the door, while Grant and I trick or treated.
At the end of the night, all was quiet and I found these two in the kitchen, sharing a little drink.
Kate is getting much closer to walking since we got her a walker. She's finally figured out that she needs to get her little rear end up in the air in order to stand up, but she hasn't figured out how to coordinate that with her arms. The result is this funny new crawl.
Both the kids had appointments with the doctor yesterday. Last year's picture of Grant's checkup was quite sad, so I had to be sure to update with this year's picture. Quite an improvement!
Thursday, October 13, 2011
Friday, October 7, 2011
I shot a very rough video of Kate and Grant in the car while we were at a long stoplight. Yet again, she's demanding food from Grant. Yes, it's a very common theme these days. Hopefully soon I'll remember that you're not supposed to hold the phone sideways while doing a video (which is why it's such a skinny video)...oops.