The kitchen is still a work in progress, and the surfaces, cabinetry, and appliances are the same as when they initially purchased the home. The pair has freshened up the space with new paint, beautiful white and green dishes, and well-placed accents. "We're learning to love our house, even when it feels like it's falling apart," says Heather. "We realize that it's been here this long and just needs some TLC. We still have plans for improvements, but we're pacing ourselves."