November 16: Reworking the Kitchen Layout. Again.

The TL;dr here is that I screwed up the kitchen design and it took me a long time to accept that and I feel mad at myself about it and also embarrassed but also better now that I have in fact accepted it and am moving forward with a big layout change. You can skipContinue reading “November 16: Reworking the Kitchen Layout. Again.”

June 3/4: Progress, I swear

I’ve actually been pretty frustrated the last few weeks. It’s getting hot and I get cranky when I’m sweating; several big contractors are behind schedule because (in one case) the team got Covid and (in another) they got stuck on another job — not their faults, obviously, but still means no progress; the way thatContinue reading “June 3/4: Progress, I swear”

March 24: Why Not to Be Your Own General Contractor

So! I totally wanted a general contractor and I totally could not afford one. The problem with this house is that I have a pretty tight budget to both overhaul everything that needs to be overhauled and stay around what I think I could sell the house for now, which is around $130K. That soundsContinue reading “March 24: Why Not to Be Your Own General Contractor”

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