|This was taken before we started demo but after we moved all of the furniture out. Everything you see in this picture except for the stairs is gone.|
|STOP CLIMBING ON TEH SAMPLES.|
|This is about half of the stuff we got. There's another whole flatbed cart not pictured plus the sink, vanity, etc that we had to pick up from their service department.|
|It all fit!|
The same bridge in Toledo on the way there and then again on the way home. I thought we'd be home in time to pick up the kids before bedtime. HAAAAAAAHAHAHAHAAAHA SOB.
The part that has been especially hard is that when you do a big renovation like this is the rest of the house becomes a dumping ground for all of the crap that is being staged. For example that truck of Ikea? Now lives in my dining room:
|It took the kids less than an hour to turn it into their own personal jungle gym.|
|Kids don't care about clutter, and boxes, and random misplaced furniture right? RIGHT????|
The other portion of our lives that is solidly in the During column.... I am now 26 weeks pregnant.
Insert picture here. I don't have one because there is nowhere in my house to take a picture that wouldn't have boxes or a sink or who the fuck even knows anymore in the background.
I .... well. I'm exhausted. Ridiculously tired. Beyond tired. So when I'm not dealing with contractors I'm sleeping. Or trying not to sleep and falling asleep anyways.
So yeah. Pretty soon there will be awesome Before and After comparison pictures and shortly after that there's going to be a new baby (!). But right now, the during of getting it all done, is pretty sucky.