Sorry I haven't been the best blogger lately. My mom so kindly reminded me last night that my blog is starting to get boring and that I'm slacking off. I can assure you that I have a good excuse for my absence. Ok so maybe I don't but there hasn't been much to blog about and when I blog about nothing you get a boring post like this one. I'll fill you in on our life this past week. I am now in my 29th week of pregnancy (that is some exciting news folks!) You know how pregnant women are referred to as being ovens?? Yes, cooking those cute little buns makes you feel like the oven is on at 500 all day long!! And I have the joy of cooking a little bun in the middle of summer. Needless to say our air conditioner is my best friend these days. We actually have a love/hate relationship right now because every time the air comes on (which is like every 15 min) a loud horn sound also comes on. We can't figure it out so the air conditioning man is coming out on friday morning to fix it for us. Praise God!! The dumbest things drive me crazy these days and that sound is one of them! Other exciting things that have been going on in our life.... we now have every single door in this house replaced and hung. I can't tell you how happy that makes me. It is so nice to have a master bathroom door. Now I can lock Riley out and take a shower in peace. Onto some more highlights.... we got to see Kate twice this past week. We did the 4D ultrasound and let me just tell you that there are no words to describe how cool it was. Even though Kate hid behind her little hands almost the entire time we were able to see her lips, cheeks and nose. I know I am biased with being her mom and all but honestly people, she is the cutest thing we have ever laid eyes on. We are already so proud. I posted a few pics on her blog. I think I starred at them all day today, I can't get enough. In other exciting news, Chris has his really big review tomorrow at the firm. Eeeek!! I'm praying so hard for him. I know that it's going to go well... we're excited to see what it will bring! Not that I'm counting down or anything but I only have 3 more weeks left of work and then I am an official full time stay at home wife...soon to be mom!! Last but not least we are counting down the days until we take off to paradise.....5 days from now we will be soaking in the beautiful Hawaiian sunshine in Maui. Can hardly wait. So much to look forward to and more so....so much to be thankful for!!! (If you made it though this whole post, God bless you) I promise they will get more exciting...hopefully!
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