Let's start with the kitchen.
We came, we saw. We painted walls and trim, took down the curtains, sold the washer.
We cleaned and scrubbed. We moved in. This picture below is from early May. We had just gotten our landline installed (you can see the phone on the counter).
I took this picture yesterday evening, after I'd finished baking carrot pie, roasting butternut squash and broccoli, and making enchilada sauce. It's nothing major, but, see the light fixture? That's a big improvement over the possibly-older-than-I-am grotty fluorescent bar light we replaced. Gag. There were, like, dead bugs inside that thing. Like, in my kitchen.
I found this little cutie (the light) in a clearance pile for... wait for it... $6.95. It's all about the small changes, right? The whole house, pretty much, is due for light fixture upgrades, so this is just one of many.