from cords that is! We got wireless internet last night...finally. My laptop and I have been stuck to the desk in the office for the past 15 months. Last night Chris asked if I wanted to get a wireless router and I jumped up and down "yes! yes! yes" so we headed off to target. We bumped into our good friends Erin and Jeff and they were there buying me a wireless router for my birthday. It was the best surprise ever. She knows how I was going crazy sitting in my chair and not being able to move when I wanted to go online. Plus, we all skype together and Jeff wanted to see our house. So last night he got the tour via skype and our new wireless connection. I know this sounds so lame but its a big deal to me. I am sitting here typing this rambling blog in my big comfy chair in our living room with my kitty sitting next to me. Its so nice to be free!
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