Author: Integro Rehab

I just returned from a 3-week trip to England! My best friend got married at Stonehenge and then Michael and I took off to gallivant across the country. [gallery type="rectangular" ids="1705,1704,1703,1702"] (Michael put me on his shoulders to see) [gallery type="rectangular" ids="1708,1707,1706"] (buying wedding make-up in London!) (Coca Cola in...

Even though I'm still walking around with a winter hat, apparently it's spring here in Chicago. My friendly, negotiating sub-contractors from the winter have become the overwhelmed, hardball version of themselves: Ally: "So, is that a yes?" Sub-Contractor: *grunt, shrug* Ally: "Great, see you next week!" The joy of...

Hello, spring! Real estate season is HERE. Holy cow. 5 closings and 2 new projects before May, yaaaaay. Good news! We got heat in the Kenwood house a couple weeks ago. The technician was very friendly. We are less than a month from completion and chomping at...

We are so close to being done with Kenwood! SO CLOSE...

I'd be lying if I said there weren't a lot of dreams crushed in the Kenwood house. I watch HGTV and DIY and those guys that build tree houses and am inspired to salvage EVERYTHING. When I walked into Kenwood last spring, one of the...

While we're submitting for Permit at the Hoyne house, drywall is going up in Kenwood - that is, of course, after we figured out how to get 10-foot sheets onto the upper floors (we took out a plank of the floor from the master bedroom...