Tag Archives: home

Betrayal

In what feels like a betrayal of everything I’ve tried to be the last couple of years, I realized the other night that I truly am a child of the 80’s. I want the big house with the nice car. … Continue reading

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New Construction

New developments in the home front. We have decided to consider new construction homes. I hadn’t thought about it before now, but it seems like a good idea. The house is move-in ready, you get to pick colors, nothing needs … Continue reading

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Hello

Hi all, I’m still alive! The bathroom is coming along nicely. We have achieved floor, walls (painted even!), toilet, vanity with working sink, trim work, light fixture (which took 3 hours!), and tub. We still need to hook up the … Continue reading

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Fencing

All of the boys are out back with my father in law, rebuilding the fence that blew down earlier this week. All I can hear is the sound of hammering. Older Boy is in charge of hammering loose boards down, … Continue reading

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Back to financial books

I’m headed back into finances. With our money messed up, we’re on an enforced spending fast. So, back to reading about money. This time it’ll be about how whatever you have is enough. You Don’t Have To Be Rich by Jean … Continue reading

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Homes, present and future

I can’t even begin to tell you how excited I am about moving. In case you hadn’t noticed. I love this house, don’t get me wrong, and it has served us well for the last 10 years, but I was … Continue reading

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Money and home

We let our warehouse club membership lapse. My mother-in-law is still a member and we’re just going to ask her to pick stuff up for us on her trips every couple of months. We didn’t use the membership at all … Continue reading

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Little Nothing thoughts

My garden is growing. I never replanted from when the dog got to it but there’s still time to plant more carrots and lettuce at least. I’m glad that at least one or two plants of each type seem to … Continue reading

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Pretty house

The siding and windows are done, the roof was done in December, and I have a new front door on order. The siding is light grey with white trim and the new door is red. We need to paint some … Continue reading

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Future dreaming

I looked at houses on the internet yesterday. I wanted to give myself an idea of what was available in the area and how much we might have to pay for the kind of home and land we wanted. It … Continue reading

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