I promised and I delivered. It does happen sometimes.
This is November summed up in cell phone photos. I specify this because I have taken better photos, nice photos even, with my Nikon but have not had time to sort and edit them. Maybe someday. Until then, enjoy the month where not much happened.
Our new mailbox from Sweden. Now I just need to find the official decal
The Extended Edition! Booyah! The extra bits helped a lot and made Bard’s being jailed make more sense, though I still wish there were more elves, and I don;t know why Beorn is the last skin changer.
the curtain rods are up!
Menards Christmas Village
the tiles I have in mind for the bathroom around the sink and shower. Maybe someday.
A man stabbed himself here the night before I took the picture – it’s the Axe murder house
this is an awesome house they’re tearing down not far from me
Two cool empty houses
Indian corn for the door
Autumn decorations are up – I finally got to have a sheaf of corn!
Half of the kitchen is taped
new drywall repairs and getting ready for paint
the first coat!!
Dad visits us.. or the cats?
The carpet comes up in the entryway and look at this! It’s a wooden floor in pretty good shape. Crap. now where will I get to use those gorgeous tiles?
found a leak in the basement – turns out the dishwasher was leaking and from the looks of this mess behind it has been leaking for along time. ewwwww.
the first snow
the bathroom curtains arrived!
there is a corn surplus this year
Hubby redid the steps
Mysterious stuff under our kitchen cupboards (using one of those snake cameras)
Capitol One really wants to give us a credit card
the third coat!
The woodwork on the other half is starting to be painted
Thanksgiving cookies at hy-vee
Thanksgiving dinner at Uncle Junior’s
The kitchen paint is mostly done!
meeting friends at Depot Deli
Thanksgiving dinner in Plattsmouth
A surprise gift basket from our cousins June and Theresa
Christmas decor in red Oak
Look what’s under the dining room carpet… except they started cutting a hole in it then stopped part way. WTF?
The laundry room door FINALLY opens!!
putting up the tree
$1,000? good luck
the Chinese garden in des Moines (guess what’s gonna be on my next book cover?)
My, but that is one dangerous 4 year old!
And that’s all there was. Not much done on the house but a few things oozed along anyway. Still no stove and now no dishwasher. Luckily December improved. Only just.
Have a good one!