but my husband, on the other hand, would prefer something like this:
and that is a no-go for me... I would not be OK with my house looking like an episode of Frasier. This is my husband we are talking about here, not my elderly father moving in (like the show).
I know that there is a compromise out there, but we haven't found it yet. I will be sure to update you when we do! For now I think I have him convinced to wait until we move into our new home. That has bought me at least a year!