Okay so you may not think it's such a big deal, but WE DO!! Because it is replacing this one that has been with our family since we moved into this house 8 years ago. It was left behind by the previous owners and it was in better shape then the one that we did have so we just left it and have been using it all this time. But no more!! We were hitting elbows and fighting over space, and couldn't place the food on the table while we sat there to eat and when anyone came over there was never any room for guests, but not now!! And now with less room in the kitchen to "place other things" I'm hoping that the kitchen floor isn't a MAGNET for all things handled by "KIDS". I can pick up my floor 2 - 3 times a day and still have a huge mess by the end of the day. So just ignore that part for now. A good scrubbing is in the works for this weekend.
The best part, we bought it at DI ( a thrift store owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints) for only $50.00 !!! It's AMAZING!!! We've been needing something bigger for a while and because we haven't quite discovered how to grow money on trees we haven't been able to buy a new one. So this is truly where somebodies TRASH becomes my TREASURE!!! Next thing to work on are matching chairs. But I'll just have to settle with all of my used DI chairs that don't match either. Oh WELL!! That's life in the poor house with a family of 7!!