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Bye Bye Carpet

Well!  It’s been a minute since I last posted, hasn’t it?  So sorry!

We’ve been elbow deep in remodeling that I’ve barely had time to look at the computer, let along post.

Wanna know what we’ve been up to?

Getting rid of the frown inspiring carpet, for one ting!

Yes, it’s true.  Our old carpet even made the kids frown.

frowning child

It was SO past it’s expiration date.

While Hubs was cutting out the linoleum in the kitchen with a Dremel Saw-Max

cutting linoleum with Dremel Sawmax

I was busily slicing up carpet and pulling tac strips and staples in the rest of the house with a carpet knife, a wonder bar, and a hammer…

carpet removalremoving tac stripsremoving carpet

I’ve waited a LONG time to see this…


No, not Chris Powell.  Although, I’d like to see him, too.  I need someone like him (and his fabulous wife) to kick my but into shape.  I’m not OUT of shape enough to qualify for his show, though.  Did you know that to qualify for Extreme Makeover Weight Loss Edition, you have to have at least 50% of your body weight to lose?  I just need to lose this last (tenacious) thirty pounds.

Anyway, as I was saying!  I have waited a LONG time to see this floor WITHOUT a carpet.

It was no sad moment when I saw this, either…

carpet removal

Bye-bye carpet!

I am so excited I no longer have to see your dreadful nap!

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About Virginia

Hi there! My name is Virginia, and I am the author/owner of That Bald Chick. I am a Christian, wife, mother of three, full time homemaker, homeschooler, and ministry volunteer in addition to being a blogger. In my free time *cough* I enjoy reading, writing, taking walks with my family, and listening to music.


  1. Yay! Can’t wait to see what it looks like with the new floor in.