Another thing I've been doing and have not mentioned in my journal is getting bids for a new kitchen floor. I wanted to go with a company that is right down the street from where I grew up. The son took over from the dad, the company has been in business for like 45 years. The son came out and measured but never got back to me with his estimate, even after several follow-up phone calls on my part. So the other day the TV was on and I heard the advertisement for "Empire Today" flooring, etc. I gave them a call on Friday, Saturday a salesman came out and measured, gave me a good price and this morning a father-son team showed up to put down the flooring I chose. It looks like tile but is laminate (snap together) squares. I understand from all the online research I've done, it's practically indestructible. My kitchen has only one window over the sink, no ceiling light...just indirect light around the edge of the cupboards so with that dark old avocado green floor it was very gloomy in there. I believe this new light colored floor will make all the difference in the world. It's already made a difference in my attitude when I look at it. I'm waiting for Miss Gabi to wake up and come walking out into the kitchen to see if she notices the difference.
The next thing.....new hardware (just the handles) on my kitchen cupboards. What is there is old and all the finish has worn off. I've purchased one new handle and have it on one cupboard, but I want to look around at other stores and see what they have before I make my final decision.
Hope everyone is have a marvy Monday !! Until next time.....Linda