We've just had what we've been calling a "hard candy Christmas" at our house. Ostensibly, this means we didn't spend as much money, but mostly it just meant less work. I did spend about $130 on an upgrade for our kitchen though, and preparing for that took part of the morning and afternoon. Thanks to my good friend Lester though, it was very much worth it! Here is what our old kitchen faucet (which was leaking and crusted with lime) looked like. . .
And here is the (vastly) new and imroved version. . .