Category: First World Problems

Houston, we have a problem

Well, the corner cabinet doesn’t fit up the stairs. Guess we need to find a cabinetmaker who can take it apart and then put it back together upstairs. Or, as husband wants to do, remove the second floor window, build…

Preparing for a monster

One of my early wins with the wife was permission to install a massive TV in our living room. It will sit on the wall that houses the old fireplace. However, the studs behind it were not big enough to…

Mission: failed

I got the chance to interview Drew and Jonathan Scott from HGTV’s “Property Brothers” for my day job. While I learned a lot about my favorite show on the network, I didn’t convince them to come to Brooklyn to tackle…

The basement fiasco

On Tuesday night as I prepared for a soccer game, wife called me on my phone¬†exasperated and said, “There’s half an inch of water in our basement, what do I do?” Not having a whole lot of time to speak…

Project 1

We are temporarily living on just the third floor of the house during therenovation, which has just ONE CLOSET. That won’t really work (I have 57 pairs of shoes) for us, unless husband wants to store his clothes in his…

7th Ave —> 3rd Ave

Is it worse to move to a new town, or to a new location in the same town? (Or four avenues over, as is our case.) I think it might be the latter. I’m totally discombobulated this week. When we…