Author Archives: Barbara Jo
Because so much has happened…so very much…that William and I have decided to take a break from the renovation. He has it so I can live here, but there is still much work to be done though is already showing … Continue reading
The ceiling has been painted with primer… and a few walls. It looks so clean and fresh! The cabinets arrived yesterday and are beautiful. I am very, very excited.
Wide wood plank floors…now what color to stain? Look a the new ceiling! No more popcorn and beautiful inset light that can be used as focal spots…and they are all on dimmers!
A strong base is put down and I know what it means to have “firm footing.”
Underneath the carpet…was no floor! There is nothing left. The room has literally been stripped down. It was shocking to realize the reason the floor sloped so radically was that there was never any floor! Beneath the carpet was only … Continue reading
I am going to have a facelift. I have been dreaming about if for years. Boring friends with all the “should I” or “shouldn’t I’s.” Now I am ready. I am going for it. I am going to renovate my … Continue reading
It has been awhile since my last post, I confess with the guilty heart belonging to a long lapsed Catholic. There are reasons for both failings (for not writing and the gully splitting me from any organized religion), yet a … Continue reading
This is a guest blog written by Mary Frisby, my sister-in-law and professional stylist and shopper. She dresses women for any and every event (including me…from office to red carpet) she maximizes my minimalist wardrobe so it works overtime. Her … Continue reading
Well, as you may be aware, we have been socked with frigid weather and one of the hazards is black ice. I learned this when I took a fall last week and broke my arm. After much moaning and groaning … Continue reading