Happy 2014! The break went by way too fast for me. In fact, I *assumed* Christmas break lasts until the Monday after New Years, right? Wrong! We got the automated phone call from the school on Thursday morning wondering where our kids were when we were lounging around in our pajamas watching dumb youtube videos and making some important cleaning/ laundry plans for the day. I had to double check the school website to make sure it wasn’t a cruel joke and then scrambled to get everyone dressed, somewhat presentable and out the door, kind of like a Home Alone “we slept in!” We are still adjusting to this place.
We gorged ourselves in December with holiday treats and festivities and eating out on vacation while visiting Grandma and Grandpa, but we are trying a no sugar January – the whole family! Right now, I’m wondering whose dumb idea this was anyway but mostly I want a nice soft warm chocolate chip cookie (or the dough!) more than about anything. I tried a skinny frosty shake that I had pinned that was supposed to taste JUST like a real frosty, but I am sad to report that it did NOT. It wasn’t bad, but to say it tasted just like a Frosty was kind of blasphemous. The good news is that fruit has never tasted so good, so maybe this will have a happy ending when we see how addicted to sugar we are and we begin to make some some healthier choices.
Anyway! We are still building—we got about 3 weeks behind when we had a huge snow and then long cold snap, we had to wait until right before Christmas for them to pour the foundation, but the good news is that they are framing now and things should be moving right along. The bad news is that we have a hundred decisions to make in the next few weeks so I don’t hold anything up after framing and I’m feeling a little overwhelmed. I pretty much took the whole month of December off in terms of finalizing any decisions, so I’m paying for it now. So today, we’re talking cabinets. Who ever KNEW there were so many different styles?? Not me. I just want a simple, classic look. Like our last 2 kitchens (here and here) we are doing white cabinets, but I’ve always just painted them, not picked out from scratch. Look at the choices!
I’ve narrowed it three basic styles, which would are all included in our building allowance…so my question to you is which do you think is most classic and will stand the test of time? Will any scream 2014!! in ten years?
1. recessed panel with a little bit of a bevel edge
2. shaker panel
3. raised panel
Which would you pick? I love hearing your thoughts because you always bring up things I would have never thought of…
Happy Tuesday ~ I’m off to find a delicious sugar free snack.
P.S. Thank you to everyone that let me know that my search box is broken on my blog and my comments are whacked sometimes, working on getting them fixed…don’t know what happened??
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