Monthly Archives: July 2014

KITCHEN RESTORE IN PROGRESS

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Jul 29 2014

KITCHEN RESTORE IN PROGRESS

Our kitchen is one of the most lived in rooms of our house.  It is in plain view when you walk in the front door and it is open to the living and dining rooms.  So naturally, it was one of the first things Brandon attacked when he moved in.
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JOEL 2:25 – PART TWO

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Jul 24 2014

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Part 2

In the last post I wrote about God’s wake-up call to the people of Judah in the form of a devastating locust invasion. Basically everything had been destroyed by these creatures and the nation was left in ruins. But how do we get from this terrible wrath and destruction to a place where God promises that he will ‘Restore The Years?’
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JOEL 2:25 – PART ONE

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Jul 21 2014

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If there was any one phrase that could sum up our relationship, it would be God’s promise from the book of Joel that He would ‘Restore The Years’. We want to share our personal story of restoration, but before we get to that, I think it would be helpful to understand what God meant by his promise in the original context. The next few posts will be a little breakdown of the book of Joel.
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DIY DINING CHAIR RESTORE

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Jul 16 2014
dining chair before and after

 

I have been wanting to restore our dining room chairs for a while. They were a second generation hand-me-down from Brandon’s aunt who had used them for years. The chairs were in decent shape, pretty sturdy but the old finish was coming off. They always felt a little sticky. Gross! And honestly they were not too terrible to look at, they just didn’t fit us.
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HOME SWEET HOME

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Jul 14 2014
our house before

 

Our house on closing day. Not too bad from the outside.

Brandon bought this house before we met. It was in foreclosure so he got a great deal, but it was definitely not pretty. There were holes in the walls, leaks, stains, unexplainable smells, and check out that nasty pink carpet. It was everywhere!
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