Monday, January 9, 2012

Where in the World??? (have I been?? : )

Oh MY... It has been a LONG time since I posted...                                                
                       You Know... LIFE....
                My last post I said that a Baby was coming...
                    well that will happen in just a few weeks..
                            & we are getting excited.  

   This past May we put an offer in on a lake house... & what a LONG summer of waiting...It was a re-po & what a LOT of hoops to jump thru & paperwork to finally take possesion, just before Labor day.
                                          And Boy was it a M.E.S.S.

        (pic taken as we had started to take off light blue wallpaper off dark, dark paneling )
                Did NOT know how much work this was going to be......
                But it is coming together......
              Getting there.... It now has white crown molding & floor moldings, new carpet & furniture.... pics soon....     
          We have just started staying there...  (We have another place, just a few miles away, so we would work all day & then go back to the other place at night.... It is much nicer being all at one place, while working )
   It has 2 floors, each with a kitchen, living room, bedrooms & baths... The top floor is almost completely done & I will be sharing before & afters, soon....
          SOooo that is what I have been doing instead of blogging... : )
                   And there was a fair amount of travel.....
            There was a week at Mackinac Island, here in Michigan
                            Another week in Upper Michigan.... 
        giving the Michigan tour to husband's business associates  
                                      Part of Sleeping Bear dunes....
  Yes, voted the most Beautiful place in the US by Good Morning America 

                                Then a trip to Colorado
                   Youngest son & DIL @ Rocky Mountain National park
                 Then the Holidays happened & I did a lot of these again
                                       And some of these
                                            +++  The Holidays....
                       SOOooooo.... that is what I have been up to....
                        I have been keeping up with reading blogs,
                          just did not take the time to post myself
      Some of you have even written, asking where I have been & what I
      have been up to....Thanks for asking, It is nice to be missed.



  1. Hi Kathy- Nice to see a post from you! Your repo is coming along great! It is a lot of work, isn't it? Been there done that and will probably do one more~

    Can't wait to see some finished pictures. It looks like you had some great get-aways too. We love the UP and go whenever we can.

    We have another new grandbaby coming in June and we can't wait either- xo Diana

  2. It's good to see you back. You've been the busy one. I like your creations. xo Jenny

  3. Hi Kathy,
    So...did you get the new/old place finished yet? I can't wait to see pictures.
    Looks like you had a busy summer.
    Any baby news? We have a new grand daughter...Olivia.
    Hope everyone is well at your house.

  4. Wow, how beautiful! How are things coming along? I've never built or done a Reno...I can't even imagine!!!

  5. Hi kathy! So nice to see you. Happy Valentines day to you. WOW you sure have been busy. What a huge undertaking you are going through. But the reward will be so worth it.

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