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Flooring

It’s almost sad that I can be THIS excited about floors. But seriously, I am SO EXCITED! I’ve never been more happy to have a half naked Russian guy making a ton of noise in my house. And yes, he may have only come today because he was threatened by the Russian mob (long story) … Continue reading

We moved in!

We spent last weekend moving in to the house. While I’m thrilled to be at the house full time (easier to work on projects) and it’s so much easier on the dogs (opening the sliding glass door is WAY easier on all if us than heading down the elevator and trying to find a patch … Continue reading

We moved in!

We spent last weekend moving in to the house. While I’m thrilled to be at the house full time (easier to work on projects) and it’s so much easier on the dogs (opening the sliding glass door is WAY easier on all if us than heading down the elevator and trying to find a patch … Continue reading

Photo Gallery

We don’t have many – and they are definitely not good quality – but here are all the pictures we have of the house/demo process so far. I’ll continue to add photos to the stream each month as we make visible progress. Enjoy!    

New Adventures

We are on to new adventures in the Dietrich household! Several new adventures in fact. The first being – we sold the Newport house and bought a new (to us) house! Apparently we were bored with a house that was completely renovated and updated and the market in Denver is beyond HOT so we put … Continue reading

Weekend

Happy weekend and happy Super Bowl. I’m spending my “Freedom from Money” weekend getting some much needed cleaning and organizing done. Including taking stock of my fridge and cupboards to see what we have and what meals I can put together. I stopped by the grocery store for some essentials including chicken, dairy, and fresh … Continue reading

Friday Letters

Dear Nose: I don’t know why you are so stuffy today. It makes me nervous. I really don’t want to get sick. Dear Week: You weren’t very nice, so I won’t be sad to see you end. Thank goodness it’s the weekend! Dear dry skin and cuticles: Ugh. Winter really dries you out. I’m trying … Continue reading

Calendars

How awesome is my SIL?! Pretty awesome! This year she sent me a photo calendar of my favorite nieces and nephews. But the best part ~ she has everyone’s birthday and anniversary printed on it! Including the side of the family that isn’t even hers! Now I have no excuses for missing birthdays! Time to … Continue reading

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 5,200 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 9 years to get … Continue reading

A Year in Review: 2012

It’s time to look back on the year and all that we accomplished with the house and the new adventures we had. As a quick overview we: had the trees professionally trimmed and fixed the irrigation system remodeled two bathrooms put a new color scheme in the master bedroom removed a wall and added cabinets … Continue reading