Yesterday was madness. Megan and I ran all around town to pick up things for Lake Trip 2008. It was quite hilarious. We went thrift store shopping and to wal mart (all which were a first for my sister). It was a pretty ghetto day from all the stores we went to and all the things we saw. It was good for her, she needs more ghetto experiences in her life and I am more than happy to introduce them to her. There is nothing better than embarrassing the heck out of your little sister. I love it. The day ended on a much nicer note, mom Andrews came over for dinner with a long time family friend, Norma. It was great having them up and we enjoyed their company very much! Our BBQ arrived today so you can bet that we will be many more dinner parties to come!
Remember that one time my husband bought a tv wall mount and then I decided we needed a new tv stand? And then it made me realize our dark furniture would look way better if I lightened it up? And then it was time to get rid of the old dark throw pillows and dark rug? And then all of a sudden that fireplace looked so out of place. So we gutted it. All because we put the tv on the wall! Here’s a little walk down our DIY family room makeover. Before . I started with this old corner cabinet that i got for free years ago and painted chocolate brown. I dusted her off and went to town with chalk paint. Then I got rid of the old dark rug and started changing out our throw pillows. Then it was onto the fireplace. Before Chris took out part of the wood floor to extend the floor of the tiny fireplace. We also cleaned out the fireplace and sprayed it with cream paint that can withstand 1,200 degree temperatures. And then we sucked out the old volcano rock and put in this fire glass fr