Oh my goodness, friends — can you believe that it’s November already?! Personally, I am absolutely amazed at how time flies. Mr. Fixer and I have now been homeowners for a whole month; and lo and behold, that first mortgage payment is due in about a week. Yikes! It doesn’t seem right that we have to pay a mortgage for a home we’re not even living in yet, does it? Hmmm, donations… anyone?
I am finally seeing a tiny bit of light at the end of the tunnel, though. Heading into Saturday with a bit of a sugar hangover from Halloween revelry, Mr. Fixer and I began to tackle the final bit of demo — flooring! Our friend Pat, who happens to be a general contractor (yay for experienced help!), helped us get that started, along with removing the last bit of drywall from the laundry room. I was basically useless with the floor demo, I must say. Busting out each individual plank is tough work! Mr. Fixer told me I needed to work on my upper body strength and then sent me along to another project! 😉
Our other dear friend, Mike, came by for shift number two, and by the end of the afternoon, two bedrooms were finished! The remainder of the floor demo will consist of a large expanse of hardwood (with linoleum glued on top) in the living room. Good thing Mr. Fixer is so strong!
I hope everyone is having a wonderful start to their week (and month)! I have a feeling it is going to zoom by, so enjoy the gift of these days ahead!