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Sunday, May 21, 2017

May: Week 3

Not as productive this week but still making progress. We also took my FIL and Great-Aunt out to lunch.
  • Booked a dog groomer and visited with dog to get acquainted
  • 1 step left on HVAC installation: Passed the duct testing so were able to schedule the inspection for Monday
  • Scheduled car passenger side air bag replacement under recall
  • Scheduled carpet and upholstery cleaning 
  • Decided what mattresses to purchase as well as frames, sheets, blankets, comforter - yikes.
  • Bought pajamas, sunglasses & purse - returned too large rash guard
  • Bought paint for master bedroom feature wall (what were they thinking - the color really clashes!) and ceilings that are painted dark beige and make them feel lower than they are.
  • Found "shadow gray" towels for bathrooms. We've got to modernize that wall color & tile. 
  • Actually hung one piece of art.

5 comments:

  1. I've been following your preparations to move, and now, all that goes into relocation. Very informative. My husband and I have started to research beds. In the past, we've owned a Restonic, and two different Sleep Number beds. If you don't mind sharing, I'd be interested to hear what you've been considering. It's such an important purchase! Thanks!

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    1. We are buying both king and queen Ethos individually wrapped coil firm mattresses made with latex, wool and a small amount of HD foam also. They are locally made by Diamond Mattress. We are getting foundations and a heavy duty metal frame that can show ok.

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  2. I forgot to mention the cost and that they are non-toxic, mostly natural/non-petroleum products. They are reduced because the dealer is relocating her showroom. Before CA sales taxes and delivery costs ($100 for all items), the queen set will be $848, the king set $1248 and each frame $400. The sides of the foundation and mattress are a dark brown tweed so it can show ok. If we had platform beds each would be $200 less.

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  3. Juhli, thanks for the information! I checked out Ethos online, and the company sounds impressive. Now that I'm older (and wiser??) I appreciate products that are as natural as possible. The prices are good, also. I hope you enjoy your new home--especially those lovely beds! Please keep us posted.

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  4. Girlfriend, you don't waste a moment! Wow! So proud of you for settling so quickly into your new California life. Can't wait to see updated pictures of your home.

    We are doing summer bucket list on 6/21, if you would like to join us. Tamara is doing that with me. Just let us know if you are interested.

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