Monthly Archives: July 2010

Kitchen Re-Do: Game On!


With the power now restored to our house, our contractors were once again at work on the kitchen.  They are hard at work, and we hope that they will be finished before the end of next week.  Yesterday, the glass subway tiles … Continue reading

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Kitchen, paused


This has been the year of extreme weather.  Forget the snow this past winter, in the last month we’ve had an earthquake and massive storms and a tornado.  Luckily all is okay, except we are without power and expect to … Continue reading

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Kitchen re-do: Day 3


When it comes to serious renovations, we are clearly novices, but I like to think that we are doing a pretty good job of learning as we go, and this method has thus far worked well and not sent our … Continue reading

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Kitchen redo, day 2


Day 2, and trucking along…Yesterday they were busy at work at the behind the scenes stuff, like electrical.  The real physical evidence of this is more holes in our walls, which will hopefully be patched today. Which gives us a … Continue reading

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Kitchen, or the lack thereof


The work has begun!  We left for work yesterday morning with this: And came home to this: (sorry for the iphone quality photo) We can’t wait to see the progress over the next few days.  The whole project is slated … Continue reading

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For the love of olive


In our house we covet wine and swine (hence the blog’s name), and olive oil.  It’s used in just about everything we cook.  In fact, it wasn’t until college that I realized that not everyone has a bottle of olive … Continue reading

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Summer Cocktail: White Sangria


I guess white sangria is an oxymoron in its name- sangria usually musters up thoughts of sweetened red spanish wine.  But it’s hot – too hot for red wine (this is heresy for me- I rarely drink anything else- but … Continue reading

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