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Old 05-11-2004, 06:43 AM
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open kitchen

I would like to an have open kitchen, separate from the house.
A cement built grill outside the house, so I could grill everything using woods.
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Old 05-11-2004, 07:23 AM
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I finally have the kitchen of my dreams. I have enough counterspace, an island and cabinets that open into the dining room for easy table setting, The only thing I need is overhead lighting and a ceiling fan. New countertops would be nice, they are green formica that is in ok shape. A new dishwasher would be nice, but this one will last another few years. We live in a cabin in the woods, so the kitchen is small but well thought out. I have 2 large pantries, another tall cabinet for all of my gadgets. Lots of drawers, too. It's half the size of the one in our last house, but much more usable space.

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Old 05-12-2004, 11:02 AM
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One thing huh?
Well, I would love to increase the size of the room period.
I do have a lot of counter space, walk-in pantry, lots of cabinets, big oven, fridge, break fast table area, island etc... but guess what? The builder just put all of this in a small room sacrificing any free space! Only one person can be on any given side of the island now
Oh! how I long for a kitchen where people can really walk around, stand and chat....

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Old 05-12-2004, 07:37 PM
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I'd love a pantry . A tile floor would be great and more storage places so my counters could be clear.
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Old 06-08-2004, 05:55 PM
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I would like to be able to get down to just what I need and not have things I really dont use taking up space. I would put in a pantry and put tiling down on the floor, Right now it is very old linoleum on a cement slab. It used to have a very dark carpeting that was here when we moved in and we finally took it up. I would like to get some more light into my kitchen too to brighten up. You dont think I am asking too much now do ya????? LOL!!;-)
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Old 11-03-2006, 02:49 PM
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My kitchen is quite good. Not overly large but three of us can work in there quite comfortably. I would like to have a bench that cleaned the junk of itself each night before bed (I know Flylady. I love her but she doesn't visit that often!) When we moved here 20 months ago we replaced the oven and cooktop ~ they are nice. The dishwasher was fairly new when we came, so it is fine. The window looks onto beautiful plants and colourful native birds (and my neighbors kitchen!) Probably I wouldn't change it, except for the maid thing. . . that sounded good!
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Old 11-07-2006, 06:49 AM
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Actually I love my kitchen - and spend a lot of time in it... I don't have a dishwasher as I like doing it the old fashioned way! The only thing that I would love to have it some sort of pantry to store my canned goods in as it would come in very handy.
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Old 11-07-2006, 07:21 AM
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I would love to have a desk in my kitchen. My friend has one w/ drawers under it and cabinets above it. She has the neatest, most organized kitchen I've ever seen. I don't have any place to keep all my junk except on the countertops. I want a home for the cell phone charges, checkbook, bills, receipts, keys, etc. My counters and my island are always covered with junk. I'd really love to have a good maid though. That would be the best!
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Old 11-07-2006, 08:40 AM
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I love my kitchen, its huge and sunny and perfect. But I would love to have a drier for my clothes. I have strings, but during the winter, clothes take ages to dry.
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Old 11-08-2006, 01:02 PM
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I would love a pantry,more cupboards and counter space.
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