Wednesday, June 2, 2010

I've Been...

Very busy these last couple weeks.  Want a peek at what I have been up to?

That's right.  Once again I am taking all the furniture out of my first floor.

Even emptied out the kitchen.

Put it all in the dining room.

Did I mention that this is not the first time this year I have done this?  It's getting rather old but I am not complaining, as my floors are finally getting finished. 

Whew!  I am tired just looking at these pics!  Sorry I haven't been all that great with the posts, but who can spend time on the computer when their house looks like this?

I'll be back when I get everything all cleaned up.  That feels like it will be a couple of years.  I'll try and hurry! 

Thanks for being such wonderful bloggy friends. 


  1. Oh my gosh! You have been busy, the floors will be beautiful when your finished I just know it. Before I forget, I LOVE that sweet window above the fireplace! I thought at first that maybe all of the furniture was on the lawn and it was time for another fun party! Nope, just a floor refinishing party! Have fun :) Theresa

  2. Theresa totally made me laugh! Hope your house gets better! I just kicked the bucket if ya know what I mean.

  3. Thank you for your sweet comments today...your floors will look amazing. Hugs. xoxo

  4. oh, but it will be so, so lovely when it's done. ah, to have a permanent home with chickens!!!! sorry, i'm living vicariously through you, my friend!

  5. what fun to have a clean palate to play with!!!
    love that column in your living rom and of course that window too!
    good luck with the floors and i can't wait to see the reveal!

  6. Oh' boy, what a project you've got going on. You home is so pretty. Like Vintage Girl said I love your column and that gorgeous window!

    Did you just have the floors done before the weekend and are having them redo. Poor thing! I'll be back tomorrow to check on you.

    Hugs....T :)

  7. It's great when everything looks better afterwards. But when you're in the midddle of all this work? Just try to keep your head cool and i totally understand that there's now time for blogland now. Hang in there! xx

  8. Now that's a big project! But I think you will just love it when it's done. Have a great weekend and rest a little too!!! Hugs, Carol Mae

  9. Girl, you'd better hope those floors are COMPLETELY dry before those little feet come running through your house. Are you crazy?? No, actually, that's why Annie affectionately calls you Auntie Cake. I have a relationship like that with my niece. There isn't anything I wouldn't do for her. She's like my 2nd daughter.
    Those little dolls are so precious. That's a whole lot of work, I hear you. Especially when your house is in an uproar!! I had a Hunchback of Notre Dame Party when Meghan turned 6. Esmeralda came an painted faces and they made tambourines. I made a harlequin painted table a la Home Depot. The men in the lumber section know me very well!! For seats I got the white contractor buckets with orange lids and put purple diamonds on the bucket. Inside each of the 13 buckets were Esmeralda costumes I made for each of the girls. They all had a blast! I'll tell you the work you do for them. Any crafty mom knows, her kids think that's just the way it is. Doesn't every mom do this???? Ha only the crazy ones!!! Double Ha!!
    Good luck getting your house back together. Look at the bright side, you got out of cooking for a while :)

    Thanks for your sweet comments about my girl. You and that sister of yours are just the best (and sweetest)
    Just think next year Sweet Little Bluebird will be graduating at this time. Can you believe it?? Enjoy her while you can, time flies so quickly.

    Talk to you again soon. Don't go crazy with your house, I'm sure it will all come together shortly....and look smashing :)Waiting for pictures!!
    Have a great day!!

  10. You just made me smile again, Kate. Your an incredibly funny and happy soul! Wishing you a great weekend ahead. xx

  11. That looks like a BIG project. You're a brave girl!

    Hope your day is perfect! Don't work too hard!

  12. Man girl you are totally making ME tired looking at those pics. Good luck with the floors and I definitely want to see pics when you are finished. (FYI -I love the plates hanging on the wall with ribbon in the background of that piled furniture pic)

  13. Oooo, how fun-new floors. Yes, a pain, but well worth it! Had new ones this past year in my den. We want pics when finished.

  14. Do I ever feel for you dear.....I know it is a royal pain in the neck ~ but it will be worth it! Hang in there girl!


  15. oh soooo much work!

    here's my work: changing all nine beds in the
    house the same day so that orkin can spray
    the fleas my dog picked up at the vet.

    we do what we have to do. :)

  16. Well, like me my mom always says, things have to get worse before they get better. :] Thanks for commenting! I hope you get it all put back together soon.

  17. I remember doing that at our old house. Ugh. It was a lot of work. You know that it will be worth it though, don't you? You'll have to take more photos and show us when it's done.

    In the meantime, hang in there and enjoy letting someone else do the cooking for a change!

  18. oh my dear, it will all be worth it...
    hang in Rosie

  19. Good for you, Linda. That's a BIG job...but it's oh-so-pretty when it's done!


  20. Wow, zapped what remaining energy I have on this rather hot day just hearing about it!

  21. Hey Ms Kate! I hope you're past the work now and recuperating. I know you must be worn out. I couldn't remember if you had a game this weekend or not. Do you think now that schools out your life will slow down a little or just get that much busier? I really, really don't know where you get the energy to do so much.

    Hope tomorrow (today) is a peaceful and restful day for you. You do so much for everyone else, you need a little pampering too.

    xxoo's...Tracy :)

  22. I'm ready to empty rooms here but I am thinking torching the place might be easier.