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Countertop Review

This time last year I was packing up our house to prepare for our down-to-the-studs renovation in our kitchen, family room, and master bath as well as the addition of a screened porch. The family room wasn't originally part of the plan, but that's a post for another time. The kitchen was where I really had to plan and scheme, and, yes even fret, to stay in our footprint and budget and to get the function and look I wanted. I love a challenge like this, though, so despite some occasional frustration with my client (aka me! ), I enjoyed the process. A key "want" of mine was honed marble countertops. There are dozens--maybe hundreds--of blog posts, articles, and showroom sites that compare various types of countertop materials and their pros and cons. I read most of them and took notes from a lot of them in the months leading up to our start date. One of the most helpful things was visiting a sweet friend's kitchen, where I was able to ask questions about cleaning, a

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  1. Wow! I was worried there that someone was going to have a bad crash, but they made it!

  2. Which one was your son?! Good luck with the snow...maybe we (Wisconsin) should send the plows your way!

  3. Looks like Big Fun for the kids!

  4. Wow that looks like a lot fun! I wasn't sure if they could get over all of those people at the end of the video but they did!

  5. That is hilarious! And they are so prepared with the inner tubes and snow boards. :) Much unlike us in college when we "stole" cafeteria trays to use as snow toys!

    Thanks for sharing....

  6. Your tuition dollars at work! Makes me think of my guys when its their time...

  7. that last guy seems like he knew what he was doing...thxs for sharing is always nice to see some fun times


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