"You cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the wealthy out of freedom. What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving. The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else. When half of the people get the idea that they do not have to work because the other half is going to take care of them, and when the other half gets the idea that it does no good to work because somebody else is going to get what they work for, that my dear friend, is about the end of any nation.

You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it."
Dr. Adrian Rogers 1931-2005
Showing posts with label dear family I love you all so much and thank everyone of you for spending your free time at the house plugging away at the floors you have made your momma proud and of course made her cry once again. Show all posts
Showing posts with label dear family I love you all so much and thank everyone of you for spending your free time at the house plugging away at the floors you have made your momma proud and of course made her cry once again. Show all posts

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Reality Blogging!

We are a bit over halfway through our kitchen makeover and I thought I would share how it is going. We tiled the dining room and kitchen so far and we all now understand how to cut out the subfloor, sand it, discover how much in flawed work is covered up by builders, laid hardy-backer board, put down redi-mix, buttered the tile with mix, laid the tile, cleaned up the tile, let it dry, grouted the tile,cleaned up the tile, sealed the tile and~discovered that knees on people in their 40's are quite sensitive to constant work-even with knee pads...

Here is the sink area. This is the sink with a bit of Jennifer cleaning up!

In truth~the sink area looked like this~before I took the first photo.
How's that for reality blogging? One thing I need to do on this cabinet is paint the inside as well as the base. Steady pace...

This is how the cabinet* looked, when we picked it up. Once we realized we needed to replace the floors in the kitchen, we temporarily did the kitchen knowing, that the floor would be tiled. Now that the floor is tiled, it is time to build a Jen's Dream kitchen! Keep in mind that the low cost-no cost method is still in place, and that everything is going to be custom built for someone of my perfect height( translation=I will be able to finally reach things in my own kitchen-without using footstool).


*Craigslist find~free for picking up. Porcelain top included. I found one on Ebay so you can see it in its somewhat former glory.