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Sunday, March 11, 2007

I am an HGTV addict

I used to think that home shows were so boring. I couldn't understand how my parents could spend every weekend at Home Depot.

And then we decided to buy a house.

And now I can't get enough HGTV.

I watch "Get Color" and dream about all the colors I could paint my new walls, and think about ripping up carpet.

I watch "Curb Appeal" and think about planting Meyer Lemon trees and placing fountains strategically to maximize the relaxation factor.

I watch "Design on a Dime" and man, those gals can really make $500 go far!

I watch "Designed to Sell" and "Flip That House" and think about the profit to be made through renovations.

But here's the thing.

We don't own a house yet. We haven't even started house hunting, since it will require a more-than 10 hour drive. Our house hunting trip is scheduled for April.

And yet I'm mentally sorting through paint chips and debating whether we need new windows with plantation shutters.

I need help.


Rona's Home Page said...

I used to be a HGTV fan but these days it's all about Food Network. We just love the '30 Minute Meals", 'Iron Chef' and 'Paula Dean'.

Christy said...

I love Food Network, too! My new favorite is "Quick Fix Meals." I love the idea of preparing things once and then reusing them throughout the week.

Bethany said...

Two houses for sale within two minutes of mine! Just thought I'd throw that in! :D

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Michelle said...

I love all those home shows! Especially Flip that House. My husband can't wait to flip a house! I, on the other hand, just want to get out of this apartment and into a house of our own!

Anonymous said...

I love, love, love these shows too. I love Moving Up and Designed to Sell.