Today is demo day.
(Insert anxiety here).
If you watch The Fixer Upper, you know that Joanna is always nervous on demo day because you never know what you are going to run into.... Problems that will cause budgets to soar and/or cause "wants" to not feasible, problems that will cause tears, Yes- demo day is full of anxiety even for professionals. Joanna, I am right there biting my nails along with you today!
But, on the other hand I am SO ready for demo day-- BEYOND ready!
I have been fantasizing about pulling dishes out of the dishwasher and feeling that hot, squeaky clean, dry, dishwasher feeling once again!!!! Ahh!!! Bring it on!!!
I am so excited that dishes can be stored in the dishwasher or the cabinets instead of having them constantly-out-drying-on-the-counter. I have been dreaming about having some counter space that is COUNTER TOP HEIGHT, so I am not bending over to do all of the washing (by hand).
I am so excited to get things off my kitchen cart!!! Using a microwave (located right above the toaster in this picture), and toaster when I am not bending over will be SO WONDERFUL!
My back needs a break!
Oh, and now that Sam is mobile, these items are also dangerously low...
For the past two to three weeks we have had a leak under the sink.
It has been "fixed" by several people, so I gave up on asking for it to be fixed and have just been emptying the pan each night.
Awesome use of my time let me tell you....
Goodbye to this crooked outlet.
No, it doesn't work. It is for "decorative purposes" only.
I only have ONE.... ONE working outlet in my kitchen.
When I needed to make a crock pot meal or go all out and use the mixer, I had to move (one of the two kitchen carts I have), over next to the window to use the outlet.
Goodbye to this horrible backsplash tile that was painted green when we moved in and I primed white and then never got around to adding a "top coat" because I decided it wasn't worth my time to "fix" something so ugly and poorly done. Notice the decal that shows through on the left. I think it originally was some sort of a flower, but just looks like I have the male mars fertility symbol all over my backsplash---- cool.
And goodbye to the single overhead light.
A few summers ago my Dad helped me change out this light fixture, which ended up being quite an ordeal. I did love the fixture that was there, but about a month ago when Evan was changing the bulb he broke the glass dome so I have been looking at this each night.
Ahhh, yes.... This kitchen update was overdue.
I will not be missing you.
I can't wait to see what the demo looks like!