aka, What happens when you regularly wake up at 3am and you love baked goods.Full disclosure, this is not really about the house. You can definitely just cross off that 2/3 C of Oil if you decide to make this recipe. Also, beware of baking times because my apartment oven was always at least an … Continue reading Early Morning Baking Thoughts
? With our move-in date rapidly approaching, we headed up on our last weekend trip to try and get the house ready(ish). My brother came, too, and we tackled a pared down list of necessities to finish up within 24 hours: Finish the damn floorInstall the bathtub hot/cold valve thingyGet the hot water running to … Continue reading The Last Minute Repairs
Getting down to crunch time, with our move imminent (T-14 days -- max), and the floor in the attic apartment is not yet done. But what's there looks awfully good. It is taking a long time, but I'd like to point out (to myself, mostly) that there are a lot of angles and corners, and … Continue reading The Floor (almost).
With the roof repairs done, it was time to tackle the water damage left behind. It looks both worse and better than it was. Pro-tip: Clean up your damaged materials before the roofer's dumpster is removed. 😉 First, the challenges: conducting major home repairs with no electricity can be tricky. Props to my partner, Sergiu, … Continue reading The Ceiling.