Here are the before and afters, we've come along way baby! (please note that most of these photos are of poor quality, not at all styled, and were taken before we had kids hence the sparse nature of the house. The after picture of the outside of the house does not do it justice at all. It's kind of embarrassing as a graphic designer but it's what I have at my disposal right now.)
Kitchen with the awesome ivy border, non-working stove and well you get the idea.
I painted the cabinets, we bought a new gas stove and put in all new lighting throughout the house.
The living room before:
After with a fresh coat of paint and refinished floors:
The bathroom before:
After with new paint, cabinet and lighting:
In 2011 we plan to update the kitchen and take the bathroom from a rotting, leaky floor to one that looks like this: