Wordful Wednesday-the new house

*Wordful Wednesday is for those of us that like to showcase a photo(s) but that just can’t seem keep our mouths shut about it(them). If you’d like to play along, post a photo on your blog, and let the words roll. Feel free to “capture” my 7 Clown Circus button on the left to link back to me, and be sure to add yourself to Mr. Linky. Thanks for playing along!

Just in case you didn’t believe me when I told you that we had some work to do on our new house…….here’s proof.

We’ve made some great progress……..I can’t wait to show you what we’ve done………starting next week.

About Angie

Angie is a CRAFT dabbling, recipe making, WORD loving, sunshine hording, book DEVOURING, Mama to a lot! She's kind of in love with Instagram right now, so if you want her attention, go find here there. {smiling}


  1. Muthering Heights and Other Senseless Sensibility says

    *Whew,* you could have your own home improvement special! I'm looking forward to the "after" pics!

  2. Wow! can't wait to see the finished product…i am sure it's going to look fantastic :O) Happy WW!!! added my name to your linky

  3. kiddiescorner says

    We are moving also into a home that needs work. Can't wait! Can't wait to see the progress you've made!

  4. •´.¸¸.•¨¯`♥.Erin.♥´¯¨•.¸¸.´• says

    Yowza! Can't wait to see what you've done!!

  5. What a project you have taken on!!!

    Can;t wait to see the 'after' pics.


  6. Following Him says

    Umm..let me guess, a work in progress! Oh the joys of working on a house w/people in it!

  7. Oysterblogger says

    I always am so busy trying to get my link up I forget to comment. I am glad you documented it I am psyched to see the progress. Who got the pink room??And how did you deal with living in a torn up house. Please share tips as I know you are super organized!

  8. Can't wait to see the finished product!

  9. T Rex Mom says

    Looks like some project but it will be really nice when it's all done. I can't wait to see the finished project.

  10. Wayfaring Wanderer says

    A blank slate! Well, not entirely, but you are close enough 🙂

  11. I look forward to seeing the end result of all your efforts! How fun to be making something "yours."

    I wish my husband and I (or at least one of us) had a home improvement bone in our bodies…


  12. ouch!

  13. I can't wait to see the after shots!!

  14. Sara Bonds says

    WOW. It looks like you all have a lot of work to do. I bet it'll look wonderful when you are finished, though!

  15. Joye @ The Joyeful Journey says

    That is some MAJOR remodeling going on! Good Luck! I can't wait to see the pictures!

  16. Momisodes says

    Wow! that is quite an overhaul. We gutted out first house, and I remember well how much work those walls were!

    Can't wait to see the after shots.

  17. ps…the carnies are the carnival ride workers…sometimes they freak me out! And apparently, the really freak out my daughter! 🙂

  18. Jenni Jiggety says

    WOW! You have some busy days ahead! I can't wait to see more pics!

  19. i'm with the others… looking forward to the after shots…

  20. Looks like there isn't a thing you are not changing. Hope it all goes well. What is your target move in date? Can I contract Jeff out when we get a place?

  21. Lisa @ Crazy Adventures in Parenting says

    Ah, you tease! I can't wait to see!!!!

  22. MamaJoss says

    That is a lot of WALL to re-paint/decorate etc. – can't wait to see! It's going to be fabulous isn't it?

  23. Threeundertwo says

    Oh my! That would be a little too much for me to handle. You are a brave woman!

  24. scrappysue says

    well now, that's a real FIXERUPPER ain't it!?!? can't wait to see the progress – where ru living right now??? and more importantly – did the SCal sun come back out!!!

  25. LOL, what werent you busy enough as it is?! You have got your work cut out for yourself. Have fun!

  26. Wow that's horrible.
    I'm so glad that you guys can get it looking better.
    Good luck man. I hate doing stuff up BUT love the fact Dru can do it and do it well and do it free and I LOVE the end result.

  27. BoufMom9 says

    Oh mama! It looks like you & I are both going to be busy all summer long fixing our new homes up!
    Can't wait to see what you've been up to 🙂

    Happy WW!

  28. A Family Completed... says

    How fun getting to do what you want with it! can't wait to see the end product!! Happy WW

  29. Can't wait to see what it all looks like when its done!

  30. Libby Murphy says

    That's some project on top of five darling children on summer break! Where should I send the Champagne?
    Happy Twirls

  31. Buckeroomama says

    Wow! I bet that the 'after' photos would be awesome, though. 🙂

  32. How exciting, Angie! I can't wait to see it too!!

  33. Mark and Kiss says

    How exciting!!! I am so glad that you are posting pictures. GOOD LUCK! I can't wait to see Jeff's handy work, he is such a craftsman! Been thinking about you.

  34. Ms. Latina says

    WOW! I know you can't wait for it to be done! Can't wait for the after shots!

    Happy WW!

  35. Elaine A. says

    Wow, that does look like a lot of work. I can't wait to see what you've done with the place!

  36. looks like you have your work cut out for you. Can't wait to see the finished product. Happy WW

  37. YOu have been busy! Can't wait for the pics.

  38. Banteringblonde says

    I'd say that is a little bit of work!

  39. postcardsfromwildwood says

    One thing's for sure, Angie: it can only get better! Looking forward to seeing what you've done!

  40. It looks like it's got great potential. I can't wait to see what you'll do with the place

  41. Oh gosh yes, you have some work to do! Good luck – can't wait to see the end result.

  42. Mariposa says

    WOW, work is needed indeed!

    I'm up…finally! And I'm sharing some healthy easy to fix recipe…which made my post…WORDFUL! LOL

    Hope all work gets done soon!

  43. Veggie Mom says

    Oh, I love projects, as long as I don't live in them while I'm working on them! I imagine, though, that you've turned this into Cinderella's Castle, oui?

  44. That sure looks like a lot of work.
    Wishing you guys strong nerves for the Rest of it :)!

  45. only a little bit of work to do then lol!

  46. Sparkette says

    Looks like you are busy! Good luck with the house!! 🙂

  47. Life with Kaishon says

    I can't wait to see what you have done! I know it will look AWESOME!

  48. Milk and Honey Mommy says

    I understand your pain (or is it pleasure) of remodeling a home for moving in and making it just right for your family. We are in the beginning stages of doing the same. Some days, it is really fun and other days I just want the work to be already done.

  49. Erin, Nick and Merrick says

    Looks like you have your hands full!
    Can't wait to see it!

  50. Heather @ Not a DIY Life says

    But what a sense of satisfaction when the job is done!

  51. I can't wait to see how it ends up!

  52. Home improvements are so much fun! We gutted our house 7 (almost 8) years ago and are still putting it back together. Very rewarding but lots of work.

    Can't wait to see the progress.

  53. Yikes!! That's a lot of work!!! I can't wait to see what you guys have done:-)

  54. Hoosier Homemade says

    Looks like a lot of work. Can't wait to see the finished project.
    Thanks for hosting!

  55. A new house if great no matter how much work….well maybe not. Can't wait to see what you do with it.

  56. Ronda's Rants says

    Hey, we will have some time off in July…if you need help with Drywall!
    Have fun!

  57. mommaof4wife2r says

    oh my goodness, girl! that is reminscent of out basement's past. i love redo's though…can't wait to see what you are doing with it all!

  58. I love, love, love before and after picts!! Bring it on.

    Good luck with the renovations.

  59. You're braver than I am! I can't wait to see the finished result!

  60. Sweet Serendipity says

    Ah yes, I remember those days. May yo be blessed with eternal patience ;P

    Hope it all goes well.

  61. Construction Alley, baby! Can't wait to see the completion of your vision!


  62. Kristen Andrews says

    it will be so worth it!

  63. Stacy (the Random Cool Chick) says

    You look like you have your work cut out for you – but it'll be so awesome when you're done…looking forward to seeing the progress next week! 🙂

  64. Our first house was 80 years old; I just had some huge flashbacks and shutters when I saw those pics. WOW! I'm so glad you are making progress. What a relief to have jobs like those finished!

  65. oops, make that shudders–as in goosebumps–not the window kind;)

  66. Julie@Momspective says

    WOW! Can't wait to see the after pictures! Good luck!

  67. Amy @ Six Flower Mom says

    New house projects can be soooo much work but so rewarding!!!! A magical WW to you!

  68. WOW…and here I thought we had work to do just painting a few rooms! Did you buy the house like that, or did you tear stuff out to rebuild?

  69. WOW! Can't wait to see the end result!

  70. ParentingPink says

    Good luck! I'm sure it will look great when it's all done! 🙂

  71. Kim @ Kim Pace Photography Blog says

    I can't wait to see the after pics!!!

  72. Whimsical Creations says

    WOW you had a lot to do. Can't wait to see the after photos.

  73. Sneaky Momma says

    Looks like you guys are busy!!! Can't wait to see your new look!
    I don't see Mr. Linky this morning, but here is my link if you're interested. 🙂

  74. Casey's trio says

    Holy popularity…..Signed in as #109 on Mr. Linky! Pretty impressive Miss Angie:)

  75. Casey's trio says

    Ohhhh, and I can't wait to see more of the new house!

  76. Mrs. Marine says

    WOW, that does NOT look like fun… We painted the inside of our house and I thought that was a lot of work… Look forward to seeing the progress!

  77. Sweet Annabelle says

    I thought, "It's just cosmetic…" But only for a second – until I saw the next photo! You've got some work to do, but you've got a big work crew! Enjoy!

  78. Wow it does look like you have a lot to do but that will make you feel all the better about the tranformation in the end!

  79. les_mason_curt says

    I just love a good project!!! Cannot wait to see more!

  80. oh, i can't wait to see the results!!!

  81. Can't wait to see the after pictures!

  82. Jennifer says

    Oh that looks like a project that tests the strength of a relationship. 😉 Can't wait to see the end result! Good Luck!!

  83. blueviolet says

    I'm obviously way behind. Did you move since you moved? Good luck with all of the renovations!

  84. Kathleen W. says

    Ooh, I can't wait to see! I love before and after shots, and you certainly had your work cut out for you there.

  85. Mama Zen says

    That should keep you busy!

  86. Oh, Angie…
    I believed you. But I had no idea!

    Can't wait to see what you've been up to.

    (Did you wear culottes and a fanny pack while working on the new place? Admit it. You did.)

  87. Wow, uh… Good luck with that! Happy WW!

  88. Wow. looks like you've got your work cut out for you. Can't wait to see some more pics. Keep at it! Hard work pays off! 🙂

  89. Hope you have a "Handy Manny" around! Or at least Bob the Builder!! Looks like quite a project you have going on!

  90. Good luck, mama! Next time I want a photo of you in your hard hat. 😀

  91. That's a lot of work. Can't wait to see the finished result.

  92. Moms On The Go says

    Wow, how exciting, got to love a challenge!!

  93. I can't wait to see how it all looks!! I think you need a nap.

  94. Oh my. Let's see the outside please.

  95. Okay, show us when you're done!

  96. Jennifer P. says

    You have to LOOOOVE living in chaos :)! Can't wait to see the results!

  97. Night Owl Mama says

    OH I love it when I can see a work in progress. Nothing ever gets done around here Unless I do it. looks good so far.

  98. cool. I can't to see what you have done with the place.

  99. Oh – I can't wait to see what you've done! I love before and after pics!

  100. sustainingcreativity says

    New to Wordful Wednesdays, but I so look forward to participating in the future! Love your blog!

  101. Tiaras & Tantrums says

    just wondering – did you move? I looked through and didn't see anywhere that stated you had recently moved? Didn't you just move to CA ?? I'm confused?

  102. Kacey R. says

    Oh man! I can't wait!!!

  103. Wow! It looks like you gutted the place! I can tell it is a lot of work but it will be worth it in the long run. Good luck with your improvements!

  104. Christina says

    Holy Buckets! Renovating is fun, but I am too impatient, so we are trying to avoid it in any new homes!
    ha! yeah right!

    I'm joining in the wordful Wednesday fun, because I suck at wordless Wednesday!

  105. Holy cow! You weren't kidding, I can't wait to see the improvements. 🙂

  106. We'll be moving into a new home shortly too. I don't think we'll be doing as much renos as you! Can't wait to see how great it'll be when it's all done :o)

  107. Good for you! I loathe house projects however LOVE when they are done!!! Can't wait to see the "after" shots.


    Holy cow you do have some work to do!! Stopping by from SITS!

  109. I can't wait to see! Goodness girl!

  110. Wow! Looks like you are doing alot of work! I am excited to see the results next week! What a fun undertaking.

  111. Hey, even a little bit of progress is good! My DH has been working on our master bathroom and closet for about 8 MONTHS! Meanwhile, all our closet stuff is piled up in our room and covered in dust! At this point, I get excited about even the tiniest bit of progress!

    Happy WW! 🙂

  112. bassackwards mom says

    can't wait to see the outcome!!! happy WW!!

  113. Jenn in AZ says

    Ooohh, that looks familiar! Like my house, almost! ahh, it is so nice to have it done, but is it ever REALLY done? Waxing philosophical, here. 🙂 Can't wait to see the progress. We are almost finished with the main bath, then on to flooring & baseboards!!

  114. Are You Serious! says

    ♥ I can't wait to see it! with the stuff that your husband did on your last house I can only imagine how great it'll be! 🙂

  115. I don't know if I can wait!!

  116. Mel Fraase says

    Wow, fun!! We're ripping up our livingroom very soon. Can't wait to see the next set of "after" pics!!

  117. Michelle says

    Can't wait to see what you have been up to.

  118. This is truly a big project. How many of you are doing this? 🙂

  119. ChefDruck says

    Wow, looks like a lot of work! Can't wait to see the finished product.

  120. Steph at Problem Solvin' Mom says

    Amazing – looking forward to seeing your updates! 🙂

  121. I'm tired just looking at the before photos!!! That looks like a lot to do! Can't wait to see the progress!

  122. Can't wait to see pics of the finished product!!!!

  123. Okay, first off, I can't believe you moved again so soon!! lol And with five kids in tow. Crazy. All that California sunshine is going to your head!

    And, holy crap, Batman!! I can't believe you are going to renovate that house!! and with five kids in tow!! lol Again, all that sunshine….

    Can't wait to see the work in progress!

    My poor house desperately needs a coat of paint and I can't even bring myself to do that!!!

  124. Grand Pooba says

    Wow, I am not envious of the work you have to do! But I can't wait to see the finished product!

  125. Christina says

    I accidentally linked to my old post! Oops! So I put up a new link…I don't know why. It's already thursday. Principal, I guess. 🙂

  126. Stu Pidasso says

    That pretty much sounds like my house. And I feel for you, with lots of kids and all the other "have to"s factored in, where do you find the time?? But you get to do ithow you want it and that will be great. Good luck and lots of pixie fix it help to you.

  127. Renée aka Mekhismom says

    Wow, looks like good progress is being made, I can't wait to see what has already been accomplished.

  128. Wow! What the heck are you doing over there? I want details!

    Justine 😮 )

  129. Hey friend. Great to "see" you again. Looks like your wordful Wednesdays are a hit; good for you!

    It's great to be back blogging,


  130. HEY!
    It's up!
    The bloggy makeover!

  131. Everything you do is beautiful I can't wait to see more 🙂

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