Wednesday, July 6, 2011

How To... [Our BIG News Revealed]

How To…Spend $8584.15 [+ gas & food] in one weekend

..Purchase sign final papers for a LAKE HOUSE [a put down a minimal down payment so you can afford some of the many necessary remodels]
..Go to the Store for necessities [paper products, dishes, trashcans, etc.]
..Go to the Flooring Store for flooring [wood floors, carpet, underlayment, padding, tile, & cement stuff]
..Go to the Paint Store for paint [& primer & brushes & trays & plastic & masks]

..Have your parents and friends come over to prime and paint every wall of your lake house while you watch because you’re pregnant
..Have another friend start pruning everything in sight

..Have your parents and sister continue to paint walls and kitchen cabinets while you and your husband drive to the store for another $114.38 of stuff you didn’t think you would need [fuses, more paint, crack repair stuff, light bulbs, spray paint, etc.].  
*Note: the closest ‘home improvement store’ is 62.89miles EACH WAY]

..Have your mom, sister, and mother in law continue to paint your walls, kitchen cabinets, and bookshelf.
..Have your dad, husband, and father in law pull off the fireproof fake rock stuff around the fireplace.
..Have your dad, husband, and father in law lay slate tiles around the fireplace.
..Have your dad start replacing all of the 2 prong outlets with 3 prong outlets.
..Have your husband and father in law fix the crack in the floor.

..Don’t forget to run to swim for a couple of hours to cool down from the 100* temps before heading home for the weekend!


  1. So exciting!! Can't wait to see pictures!!

  2. WOW! SO fun! Congrats. Can't wait to see photos.

  3. oh my god!! congrats!!! what city is it in?

  4. Awesome you guys bought a lakehouse!!! you are going to love it!!! lots of work but it will be worth it! (at least thats what I keep telling myself lol) its wonderful being by the lake and having lots of grass and trees around, and ur pup is going to love it too! Soon you should get a pontoon boat or a motor boat, they are great to have! oo we have to chat more, I have so many ideas for you! and I just saw that you are preggo, sending you a big Congratulations!!!

  5. Congrats, that is almost as exciting as the baby ;)

  6. Congrats girlie! Now, is this a vacation home or a primary home for you?? Either way - so exciting!

  7. WHAT?!?! NO WAY!!! is this a vacation house or are you moving?


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