We got our counter top! I ripped out that nasty stained cardboard counter top and chucked it to the curb! And if you live in the Chicagoland area and need a granite counter top. Talk to me. I'll hook you up. It's basically 5 Serbians in a garage making it. But it costs less than what Home Depot quoted us to install laminate.
Daughter loves it. Evidenced by the fact that she keeps scooting her stool across the floor in order to bathe and arrange son's naked generic GI Joe guys. When you ask her why she doesn't dress them? Why naked? She gives this little French shrug. As if to say, "But of course zey are nekid. Bah!".