Scenes From Our Home Improvement Weekend

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Wow. What a weekend. I’m totally exhausted, but in a good way. I worked hard and now I can finally sit back and relax””sort of like what Murphy did all weekend.

Scenes From Our Home Improvement Weekend

Ok, that’s a total lie. In typical (nosy) pug fashion, he’s been up in our ish since we started working on Friday afternoon. It was kind of annoying””I must have stepped on him a dozen times””but I have to admit, it was nice to have my favorite furry friend nearby any time I needed a break (and a pug hug). Painting is a like a marathon; encouragement is frequently needed.

Anyway, here are some scenes from our home improvement weekend!

Scenes From Our Home Improvement Weekend

Progress”¦

Scenes From Our Home Improvement Weekend

Scenes From Our Home Improvement Weekend

Nosy pug.

Scenes From Our Home Improvement Weekend

Mal and I learned that olive oil works wonders on brushed nickel. It cleans it right up!

Scenes From Our Home Improvement Weekend

I ate crappy food all weekend (we ordered take-out twice) and feel similarly today.

Scenes From Our Home Improvement Weekend

But at least we ate Olympic Pizza while watching the Olympics last night. Did anyone catch the women’s weightlifting? Holy crap is all.

Scenes From Our Home Improvement Weekend

Somehow, in the midst of the home improvement madness, I managed to bake a batch of (Paleo) Coconut Almond Cookies, and they were frickin’ delicious. I ate a bunch of them with my iced coffee for breakfast this morning.

Scenes From Our Home Improvement Weekend

Tonight for dinner, I got myself back on track with this healthy dish.

Scenes From Our Home Improvement Weekend

So, the kitchen is finished.

Scenes From Our Home Improvement Weekend

And the bathroom is almost done.

Scenes From Our Home Improvement Weekend

A couple of minutes ago, Mal told me that he and Rob “broke the tub,” so they just left to go to Lowe’s. I’m not exactly sure what’s going on, but they sounded like they had things under control. Oh, the adventures never end with home improvement projects!

Scenes From Our Home Improvement Weekend

How was your weekend? Please tell me it was more exciting than my painting marathon!

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