Project 1896: Kitchen Plans!

I think it’s finally time to start blogging about the renovation my family has been planning for, oh, about 4 years. After a series of postponements and false starts, we are ready to go now. Let’s get this party started! And by party, I mean 7-8 months living through a major construction project that involves…

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Home For The Holidays

So, it’s official. We won’t be moving into our new home before Christmas. It’s ok – we’re really fine with that, even though I’m hosting a family gathering next weekend. It would have been nice to have enough space to sleep everyone in real beds and bedrooms instead of air mattresses, but fortunately my folks…

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Hands-Free Faucets For Your Home

Having a toddler in the house is a sure-fire way to gauge the arrival of cold and flu season. When my little guy’s nose starts to do the leaky faucet thing, I know I’m already doomed to experience a 10-times-worse version of whatever he’s beginning to suffer from. Wouldn’t we all love to be able…

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Stone Cold Crazy

Recently, I had the opportunity to visit a stone distributor, Marble & Granite in Norwood, Massachusetts, to (re)select the slabs for my kitchen. I won’t get into the ‘re’ part, other than saying I didn’t think I’d have to go back for a second time (absolutely no fault on the part of M&G) – but…

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