This Old Dump: Renovate Without Decking Your Mate

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Revell, 2004 - House & Home - 156 pages
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If you're an eager and beleaguered remodeler who's a little scared about tackling the challenges of turning a fixer-upper into a cozy home, let alone doing it side by side with your spouse, don't lose heart! Laura Jensen Walker knows the trials and triumphs of do-it-yourself redecorating and how it stirs up, dismantles, and remolds relationships. If you are about to embark on a project of your own, Laura has a message for you: Be prepared, because you and your spouse will probably go a couple rounds before it's all over. Laura has also collected stories from friends who've sloshed around in gushing water, lived without bathrooms, and stalked unreliable contractors. Their marriage relationships all survived the mess of remodeling, and yours will too! Book jacket.

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The front cover says: Renovate without Decking Your Mate. This gives you the idea it is an instructional book on how not to make mistakes. I found it to be "cute" little stories of what happened to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ruth Mcinerney -

Loved this book! I just could not figure out who was telling her about what happened here when we remodeled! My husband also read and loved the book before we sent it to my daughter who read and loved the book before she passed it on to her pastor's wife! Read full review


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Laura Jensen Walker is a national speaker and the author of several books including Reconstructing Natalie, Women of Faith's Novel of the Year for 2006.

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