Sunday, May 23, 2010

Knock Knock...Anyone Home??

Hi everyone...I haven't fallen off the face of the earth, I promise.

I was merely finishing my semester (2 As, thankyouverymuch), bailing my dad's van out of the pound (no worries, I have over 1/2 a post on THAT experience), selling my dad's van, making Shavuos, enjoying a lovely visit with my mom and her husband, and spent today emptying my basement.

Why was I emptying my basement, you ask?

Back in September of 2008 you all got to hear about the water in my basement here and here and here and here and here.

Then last May you all got to live through this.

Now, you all get to live through my basement renovation!!!!

Hooray! Today, we got the basement emptied. Tomorrow, they begin! Hopefully, in about 2 weeks, we will have a playroom, a laundry room, a bedroom, and storage-room-which-will-become-a-bathroom-at-a-later-date, and the all important grocery store room.

So now my basement looks like this:

future playroom

future laundry and furnace room

future bedroom

another view of the future playroom.

But in order for the basement to look like that...

My den needs to look like this:

My side porch like this:

My kitchen like this:

My living room like this:

And my dining room like this:

Suffice it to say I will NOT be entertaining any time soon.

But it's all good...I'm getting a basement!! I can't wait. They say two weeks. I'm expecting three. I can live like's no biggie.

Oh and for Shavuos the kids and I made a Har Sinai cake. I thought that I was so clever and creative until I found out that these are evidentally made all the time. Who knew?

Seriously though, how cute?!


agent99 said...

Oy, where Do you get the energy?

Rebecca said...

Good luck with it all! Love the cake.

Anonymous said...

We just thought that you were busy hunting for Wesson oil, like we are. Who has time to blog?

David Brand

Anonymous said...

Soo exciting for you...ST had a gr8 time today! CUTE CAKE!! Go Hawks!! AvivaL.

elisha said...

great cake!!! good luck with the reno!

chaviva said...

Cute cake! Good luck with the construction. Are you waterproofing so you don't flood again?

Shani said...

the cake is so cute! i love baking with my kids, but didn't think of that one!

Raphi said...

Dibs on the bedroom!

Heidi @ Tayterjaq's Rebels said...

Congrats on the remodeling! Hope it goes well...and quickly, there's no room to move over there!