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Thursday, December 11, 2008

Very Thankful Thursday

Happy Birthday to MEEEEE!!! Today, my niece and I share a birthday; she'll be 10!

Last night after all the babies were asleep, my hubby and I worked on the house. We laid tile in the new bathroom. Today we've been going through boxes/tubs of stuff - reorganizing and consolidating. Hubby has been putting up a wall to the second bedroom downstairs. Things are really coming together and looking like it too!! I'm so encouraged by our progress and am ready to get things moving up here. We're going to have to move downstairs when it's finished so hubby can work on the upstairs. It's really fun and challenging at the same time, but all in a good way. The more progress we see, the better we feel and are ready to tackle the next project! We have a 5 week time-line and we're going to be done!!

This is to the left as you enter through the main door:

This is to the right, standing in the same spot. The pictured door is the entrance from the master bedroom.
I will have better pictures and maybe a sketch of a bird's eye view of the house when we're close to done. It's really beautiful!

This is the wall to the second bedroom that hubby put up this evening.
I am thankful for all this great progress while still caring on a "normal" life! I've heard it said that a couple is really tested when working on a house (remodeling, repairing, refurbishing, etc.), but I know for a fact that letting your husband make the decisions and not getting upset because he uses you as his sounding board for ideas and plans, then things run so very smoothly and there are no problems! I am enjoying working with my hubby on this house and helping as much as I can.

"Except the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain." Psalm 127:1

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3 comments:

Denise said...

I hope you and your dear niece had a lovely birthday, be blessed.

Jules said...

Happy Birthday! I'm glad the renovations are going so well. Ours are rather s-l-o-w but getting there and I'm at least learning a lot about patience. I remember when we bought a lot of the stuff we needed for our bathroom the man who served us said that he had lots of couples come in and argue in front of him over what to buy or not to buy (I think he was surprised that we were able to discuss everything so reasonably and reach an agreement) so what you've heard about renovations making or breaking a couple's relationship is probably true.

Elise said...

It looks like things are really coming along! A very happy birthday to you!