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What we wanted – What we Got (That Special Something)

So the journey comes to an end. You can catch the rest of the tour here (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12).The last item on this list: Was my hurridly scribbled (see…I don’t always … Continue reading

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What we wanted – What we Got (High Ceilings)

Coming to the end of our list, #31 was high ceilings. See, I can read that one: I don’t have a bunch of main level photos yet, but those ceilings are the tallest in our place. They are huge. The … Continue reading

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What we wanted – What we Got (Granite Countertops)

Number 29 on our list was granite countertops. I think I’m to blame for that one. Granted, when we were looking at most of the places we stopped in on, granite was pretty standard. Even in the older, remodeled homes. … Continue reading

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What we wanted – What we Got (Fireplaces)

Skipping quickly passed those we did not get (more on that in another post shortly), we landed on “well, sure no one builds new with real fire anymore but can’t you make an exception??” #28 on our list was a … Continue reading

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What we wanted – What we Got (Kitchen Pantry)

#23 must have been a consideration in the moments before I made the decision to just go ahead and purchase (some of the best shrimp I ever had) lunch from a beach vendor. I was starving. And as such, #23 … Continue reading

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What we wanted – What we Got (Upstairs Laundry)

Honestly, #22 on this list was not added by me. So for a while, I’ve been going through the What we Wanted, What we Got series here. You can find the other entries (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6) at … Continue reading

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What we wanted – What we Got (Paint and Steel)

We were certainly people that don’t need to be taught a lesson twice. After a long weekend of painting and 4 years of a “never really white” Craigslist side by side fridge, #19.5 was paint on the walls, #20 was … Continue reading

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