Hello friends. It's been a long time between blog posts because I've been awfully busy with a very large project. The House.
We own a very old house, pre-1900. It has many of the flaws of old houses, it is small, poorly insulated, and the layout is odd. However, it is full of character, it's quirky, it's in a great location that is sunny and close to town, and we have the most lovely neighbours a person could wish for. For a long time, it's needed work. I don't mean "needs work" like "oh the kitchen just wasn't my colours", I mean "needs work" like "the wiring was dangerous and illegal and there was scrim on the walls which is a terrible fire hazard and the lack of insulation made it cold, even though we paid a lot for heating." Really, it needed work. This kind of work: