And VOILA: Slowly but surely, we are getting there... So, after completing the backsplash, cabinets, and countertop painting, I used: to measure the hardware for the cabinets. I just got some standard pulls and knobs. I also used Rev-A-Shelf for one cabinet to use it to hold the garbage can along with the door mount. … Continue reading DIY Condo Kitchen continued
Thanks to Pinterest! Thanks to unemployment! Thanks to my parents for watching our son during the first few weeks. Our 2 bedroom condo was empty upon move-in. I wanted to repaint all of the kitchen cabinets before moving in. 80's Linoleum and Melamine.. Here is a picture of before: First, I labeled each cabinet before … Continue reading DIY Condo Kitchen
So, we decided that it would better to own a place, rather than rent. With our one-income salary, I found sources of interest free loans (forgiven after 5 years). It required a lot of paperwork, and having good credit helped. More importantly, it helped that we made such little money as a family of 3! … Continue reading Buying a Condo
SO, in September 2016, we joined millions of Americans in the privilege of home ownership. Before starting this journey, I decided to try for a 2nd Master's Degree in Higher Education (the first degree was in middle school science education--more on that later). When my son was first born, all I wanted to do was go … Continue reading Self help Self Discovery
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