We have been working on our home during the off hours and got to finally tackle the kitchen. It was not an easy feat nor was it quick, but we stuck with it. Changing the footprint was a big deal for our family of 6. We wanted enough counterspace to entertain and to make it easier when prepping for school lunches and making nightly dinners. Next up is backpack cubbies for the kids. If you look close enough you can see the open space in the pictures.
After (that counterspace!)