Friday, September 25, 2009

Finished Kitchen... Ah... Pretty

Hurray for posing and cameras with timers...

Okay, so strictly speaking, these are not the "finished" photos. LOL But still good stuff, huh? :D

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Kitchen Prettiness...

Gone are the horribly ugly handles of doom! It started as this ugly egg color with brown handles smack dab in the middle of the cabinets. Blech...

Above: stripping the doors. Below: Priming the cabinet frames.

Above: First coat of "brown eyes".

Tomorrow I'll post the finished product!

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

...Ah... Fall!

So, Sean is back, the kitchen is re-painted and Sean's parents have come and gone.

I know, I know... I should be updating this blog more, but... okay this is not a place for excuses. I'm done with that. Moving on...

Two days ago I woke up and it was raining. Well, raining and someone was hammering. Except for the noise, it was beautiful outside. Wet and wonderful. This morning it became much colder, still cold now, though the rain is mostly past.

On Saturday, I found out some great news!

Longs Peak Academy has just submitted the last piece of information they needed to become Federally Accredited. What does this mean, you ask?

Well, an accredited school can provide a certain amount of Federal funding such as grants, scholarships, and oh yeah... LOANS.

How does this effect me? The three hundred dollars or so that I've been giving them every month will be mine to do with as I please. And how do I wish to use this? Two hundred straight to savings, and the rest on extravagant items like food and toothpaste. Its an exciting prospect, let me tell ya...

Another fun happening will be this weekend, when I'll be going to Peel's Creative Arts 2009 Conference. I'll write up a little of what I've seen there when I get back. I'll be staying with my mom in Denver for the weekend, so that will be fun. Plus, I'm meeting up with a couple of the girls from school.

Good stuff all around. Now, if I could just figure out how to afford going part time to Kinkos... hmmm... I'll let you know what I figure out.