Dinner: Mushroom and crab stuffed avocados, grilled romaine and home made bread

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Photos from the backyard

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Apartments for friends

I recently looked at some apartments for friends, so If you family and stumbling upon this please ignore it :)

 

Here is a recap of the photos I took.

Of the 2 Bedroom top floor corner…

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View from the private balcony looking south

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kitchen=  there is also a window on the left hand side wall that you cant see in the picture.  good light

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living room looking from the kitchen… the private balcony is just to the right of the picture

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private balcony sliding glass door

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on the balcony- 1st pic looking east 2nd (with Al in the picture) looking west.

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bedroom 1

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Bedroom 2

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bathroom

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bathroom sink and storage

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linen closet storage

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fireplace taken with my back to the bedrooms. Kitchen is on the right

 

Overall the size was good.  The exception being the bathroom.. it was kinda small

 

1Bedroom (he showed us an 8th floor unit so I dont know how others compare with balconies etc.)

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kitchen view from living room

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living room looking down the hallway to the bedroom and bath

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kitchen- nice sized!  there is room for a little table from where I was taking the photo and a nice big bay window

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bedroom with private balcony- again I dont know if the balconies in the 1bedrooms were only on the 8th floor.

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sink in bathroom

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another view

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hallway with great storage.

 

other units- he showed us a studio on the 8th floor that was kinda cool… one big room (that you could put a divider up in for two areas ) and it had a cool galley kitchen.

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The roof

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and the pool area- looks like its going to be nice with a BBQ grill area and 3 tiered deck

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Overall- I think its has a ton of potential- Its only about 6 blocks off of Colorado where there are a ton of restaurants (swing thai, starbucks, Chipolte and more) and I just heard they will be building a Trader Joes at the corner of Colorado and 8th so you would be very close to that.  

The only down side that I have to note is the size of the bathrooms… they were on the small side. but the kitchens are living areas are very nice sized.  He showed us where the fitness center would be and said there will be garage parking for a premium.

 

Let me know what other questions you have.

 


Company

Had a great visit this past weekend from Paul, Carla and Henry!

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Succulents

Mandy first posted about these succulent center pieces and I figured “I can do that!”.  So here is my attempt… they sell so many useful items at Michael’s Craft store- thats where I got these boxes!

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Home made Vanilla

Found a screaming deal on Vanilla beans here. And decided to make my own vanilla!  Its been brewing in my cupboard since Christmas…I had four jars to start with, but have gifted two of them, so I only have 2 left!

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New craft room


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