The Blissful Bee


Since moving into our reno, we’ve lived without countertops. We’re going on about three months now and it’s been interesting to say the least. We had no plans of going this long without countertops, but once we started shopping around (something we thought would take one single weekend), we quickly realized there were a few problems we were going to face. Needless to say, I learned far more than I ever anticipated about countertops in a matter of a few short months. I’m pretty much an expert by now… ok maybe not really, but I feel like it! Here are seven things I learned while shopping around for our kitchen countertops. 1. Sadly, marble really is a bad idea. For a kitchen at least. At first I thought marble in kitchens were just frowned upon due to their porous surface, but after months of talking to dozens of countertop suppliers,…

If you just read my latest post about the new floors in our kitchen, you probably saw a few glimpses of the “before.” Well, today I’m getting into all of the not-so-fun details of how messed up our floor actually was. But don’t you fret. I’m also sharing our top 3 choices before we made our final decision as well as more progress photos!