So, in the interest of feeling a sense of accomplishment-I present the western wall of our kitchen (and our oldest child). Here is how it (and she) looked 3 years ago when we bought the house:
Yes, that is a pink kitchen with pink countertops and pink knobs and pink rose stencil all over the wall.
Here is the same space just a week ago! Oh, and that's the same kid, too-just for shock value. We still have to do the countertops, the backsplash, the ....oh, yeah, I am not supposed to be making lists, I am supposed to be basking in the glow of accomplishment.