Tuesday, August 31, 2010
I posted about the kitchen half of our kitchen/dining area a couple weeks ago. This week we are jumping the island to take a peek at where we eat the food that is prepared.
And you can see that this area also doubles as the home office area for now. We are working on that though. Hopefully by the end of the year our laptops will live downstairs on the desk. But for now? Kitchen table.
Which causes clutter. Which stresses me out.
m9 design). He was just starting to do large, custom paintings out of his apartment back in Chicago. We sent him this picture from our visit to Seattle:
It is one of the first things you see when you come into my home, and I LOVE that!
One of the LAST things I want you to see is this:
And splat mat or not, the carpet in this area is GROSS.
I have a love-hate relationship with our dining area. While I love the things we have put in it to make it ours and to make it cozy, I also hate that this is where many frustrations occur.
The battles with Eddie over not flinging food.
The battles with Eddie over eating certain foods.
Eddie getting stuck under chairs.
The constant clutter of having our computers and "work" on the dining room table.
But even with all those frustrations? This is the place that we spend the most time together. We eat all of our meals here together. We chat and laugh here together. We discuss our days and our troubles and our joys here.
If you are new to this tour and would like to see previously "shown" rooms, here are the links: