Well, the kitchen is finally finished enough to cook in it! I am sooooo glad! There is still some trim work and lighting issues to address, but it's useable...and much nicer than before! I guess it all happened for a reason! My mother in law bought me a new dishwasher and let me tell you...it is SO QUIET...I love it! I paid the extra money to get stainless steel, and I think it looks really nice...maybe that means I will get other new appliances if I have to stay in this house for another 8 years! LOL! Here's a few pics..
Here's the view of the ss dishwasher (no I don't have frog decor...it's Karleigh's bathroom rug)
my clean countertops...how long will that last!
Now I have a REAL BAR area!