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A big surprise :) Nagy meglepetés

As parents we try to make our kids happy, and I think that was in the back of Wayne's mind when he came up with the idea of finishing Reni's bedroom by the time she gets back from the orientation week at her college. I thought it was a brilliant idea, except for the fact that we only had 5 days to accomplish it :) But we like challenges, so we decided to do our best. I got really excited, since this is something I've been waiting for months: start shopping for furniture, accessories. I'm sure you guys (especially women) can relate to this, right? :) So I started my frantic online shopping on Monday, trying to find the bed that Reni likes (dark wood, not too low profile), but I couldn't find any nice one in the price range we can afford, and the one we had picked earlier with Reni, couldn't have been delivered on time. So I gave up on the new bed, and decided to use the one we had in her old bedroom (a white twin bed).  Besides shopping for accessories, the mai

Stucco is finally done - Végre elkészült a vakolás

Yay, another step forward...I don't count the days, weeks any more...:) I know that God's timing is the perfect timing. So we've been hanging in there for a while, and know that in the end it'll worth it :)  Stucco is finally done, so no more scaffolds around the house. From the outside, it looks (almost) finished :) Several interior doors have also been put in, but as usual, we have some problems again:) Not all of them were the right size, and our contractor cut them to fit them in...It is not a big deal for me, but Wayne thinks that now the handles are too low... Hurrá, ismét egy lépést tettünk előre. Már nem számolom a napokat, heteket, tudom, hogy Isten ideje a tökéletes:) Szóval jó ideje kitartunk, és tudjuk, hogy a végén majd elmondhatjuk: érdemes volt! Néhány beltéri ajtót is beraktak, de mint általában, itt isprobléma akadt:) Néhány ajtó nem a megfelelő méret volt, igy az aljából le lett vágva kb. 5 cm. Nem nagy ügy nekem, de Wayne szerint igy túl alacsony