Under budget, ahead of schedule, and totally AMAZING!
I do have to say that my over zealous planning, researching, and spreadsheet making tendencies came in very handy. Also a bit of flexibility helped, too.
The only real issue we encountered was the floor tile we had originally ordered was out of stock, so I ran over to the tile store and picked out a new shade-and we like it...a lot.
Oh yes, there were a few leaks in our newly installed water filter, but after a few attempts of cutting off the water supply we were leak free!
I'm so glad that I planned, planned, and planned some more, my only "surprise" was that I didn't think about new outlets in the kitchen which we totally needed to go with our new back splash. Josh did a fantastic job installing all the new switches and outlets and now can add the titles electrician and plumber to his repertoire.