Monthly Archives: May 2014

Unpacking update

Yeah. I have none. There has been very little progress since we moved in almost a week ago. The first four days in the house, I spent back in the unit, wrapping that up, cleaning and all the whatnots. So even … Continue reading

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Moving house

Tomorrow is the day. We’re leaving the unit for our first house. Which obviously means… packing. Since this is the Intrawebs, and both of our mothers read this space of ours, I won’t disclose exactly how I feel, with the … Continue reading

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Floorboard teaser

The install started today so I had to go out to the house tonight to have a look. It was quite messy, the poor trades had no idea I would pop in to check up on them (hey, for that … Continue reading

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Bye bye carpet

I’ve been logging all that carpet and underlay back to our unit in our car, roll by roll, because we have free “large household garbage” pickup in our current council but not in the council where the house is located. Cheapskates? … Continue reading

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Cork it – The final chapter

Or IS IT?! (Insert Jaws sound bite here) We certainly hope this is the last of it. We’ve tag-teamed the cork since Saturday and we think we finally got it licked. The Banker went back last night to finish off the last of … Continue reading

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Cork it – Part 2

So the last on the cork situation was that Saturday evening I poured mineral turps in eight holes that I carved out of the cork. Then I left that to soak overnight. Came back Sunday morning, PRAYING that I’d be … Continue reading

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Carpet: 0 – Anna: 5

And it’s a win for the ladies lady! Removed the last of the carpet yesterday. I was too tired to even speak when I came home last night so I just didn’t have it in me to update. But the … Continue reading

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Carpet: 1 – Anna: 4

I’m winning the carpet wars. Big work day today and I got a lot done. Not everything I wanted to, but I ran out of body towards the end and decided I wanted to go home so I could see … Continue reading

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Cork it

So my study have these cork tiles glued to the floor and apparently they warp with time so floor man told me they needed to go before he comes in to install the floorboards. I tried removing some right then and … Continue reading

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