To update you on the furniture saga, we ended up with a lovely leather hide-a-bed sofa, a pretty little TV cabinet, a great hutch cabinet and a new stove that I can actually bake in. Yay! That pretty much takes care of the furniture needs.
Then I came home last Friday and Tim had rented a jack hammer. Why did my husband rent a jack hammer, you ask? Why, to tear up the concrete floor in the downstairs bathroom so that we can remodel it by Easter when 12 people will be staying at our house, of course! (So many interesting things in that sentence, so little time.) Yes, we're remodeling our downstairs bathroom to add a shower. Last weekend I tore down walls, took out a sink and counter, weilded a jack hammer and dug a hole under my house. Pretty impressive, huh? Bet you didn't know I had it in me!