Friday, August 27, 2010

Tree trimming

I decided that having a bathroom remodeled and getting ready for my oldest's 7th birthday party was not enough, so we decided to have a couple trees trimmed. The majority of the work was done on our ash tree out front. Looks nice huh? Next time, I will take the photos from the same place.



Bathroom remodel: Day 5

Day 5: Contractor sanded in early a.m. as requested so we could celebrate Taite's birthday!
He showed up with a plant for her; what a good guy!

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Bathroom remodel: Day 4

Day 4: contractor spackled; painter visited for estimate

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Bathroom remodel: Day 3

Day 3: new dry wall and pipes and marker fun!

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Bathroom Remodel: Day 2

Day 2: new subfloor and half wall for shower

Monday, August 23, 2010

Bathroom Remodel: Day 1

Day 1: gutted bathroom

See water-damaged subfloor by old toilet and shower.
Look, under the window we don't need a radiator anymore. Ceiling ducts were installed as part of our new geothermal system.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Bathroom Remodel

Back in March 2010, the guys installing our geothermal system discovered some leaky pipes in the basement crawl space. Turned out to be from the toilet in our full bathroom on the first floor. It had been leaking for some time. We needed to remediate mold and replace some major components: subfloor, floor covering, toilet and shower. We decided it's time to remodel. This will eventually be the master bathroom.

Bathroom remodel - before photos

Phillies Game

Today we took the girls to their first major league baseball game: Phillies vs. Nationals. There was a rain delay that lasted 1 1/2 hours. We stayed for the whole game and had a great time. Here's my favorite photo from the day.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Day -20: Pair O' Socks Project

Hooray! The socks are complete and in the mail to afghans for Afghans. I'm hoping they will warm someone's feet and soul all winter long.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Day -3: Pair O' Socks Project

Yikes! It's August and I did not complete the socks I wanted to finish by the end of July. Here's progress on what I'm calling Day Negative Three. As of now, A4A is still accepting socks, so I will keep on knitting.