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Soon to come…a brand new kitchen!

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We are getting ready for a huge kitchen reno! Sound the trumpets! In preparation, we went through old photos of the house and completely forgot how the kitchen (and some other rooms) looked when we bought the place. Check out … Continue reading

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With the new year comes a recommitment to blog projects that may have slipped by the wayside during the holiday season.  So here we are. Actually, while we haven’t done any writing in a while we have been trying to … Continue reading

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Kitchen Floor Redo

We went on vacation and came back to a new kitchen floor! Well, not completely new, as the old linoleum is still under the replacement vinyl tile, but it looks great! My wonderful, amazing, etc., mother really wanted us to … Continue reading

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Update: Bar Stools

My mother kindly donated these old bar stools for some extra seating around our DIY Kitchen Island. The faux brown leather was unappealing, so I decided to use some old fabric to reupholster them. This project is super simple, with … Continue reading

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Minor Kitchen Redo

I spend a lot of time in our kitchen. I love to bake and cook and it’s great to be in a space where I can actually move around (as opposed to our many galley kitchens in Brooklyn). However, when … Continue reading

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Kitchen Island DIY

One of the things that I’ve really been wanting for our kitchen is an island. I do a lot of baking–kneading and rolling out dough requires a bit of space and our counters don’t really offer much. Also, I imagined … Continue reading

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It’s A Trap

Tina was doing some dinner dishes a few days back when the sink started draining very slowly.  We couldn’t see any obstruction looking down the drain, so I decided to remove the s-trap and check for blockage.  Sure enough, a … Continue reading

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99 Problems

It’s been a bit of a rough week at Minnisingh.  Just as the weather turns nice and we seem to have entered into full money pit mode. First off, another chapter has unfolded in our refrigerator saga.  After a failed … Continue reading

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Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

We thought we were pretty clever a while back when we replaced the temperature sensor in our freezer ourselves rather than call a technician to repair it.  After putting in the new sensor, the freezer stayed at the set temperature … Continue reading

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Freezer Repair: Achieved?

It seems like we may have resolved our erratic freezer issues.  As of last writing, we had ordered the new temperature sensor, though I wasn’t too sure whether that was the problem or whether we might have an issue with … Continue reading

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