Things have been crazy in this push to finish the house. The great news is that we are actually living here now. We got our temporary occupancy permit in June so we’ve been here a little over a month. It’s been amazing! The house isn’t finished yet; I have a minimal kitchen and we only … More House Update #27: We’re here!
So, I haven’t written a post in months, and it’s basically because we have been working on The House in every spare minute. There has been lots of progress in the last few months and we are close to getting our temporary occupancy permit. This means we have the basic utilities finished and we are … More House Update #26: Pictures
I’ve seen quite a few bloggers suggest making a list at the end of every year to evaluate practices that worked and didn’t so as to make the next year better. It seems like a good idea, and I’ve never done it before so this will be a first. 2015 was a little out of … More What Worked for Me in 2015
Yes, it’s a week late but I have finally come up with my goals for this year! I have to say, I didn’t do all that well with my goals from last year. The house pretty much swallowed up most of my time, energy, and motivation, not to mention our finances last year. But we’re … More Goals for 2016
It’s been AGES since I’ve done a house update post. We’ve have been running full tilt with the house (and life) for months now, and between stress and fatigue, I just haven’t had the energy to post here. Plus, last week we moved out of our apartment, which has been our home for the last … More House Update #25: Lots of Progress
One of my goals for 2015 was completing this reading challenge. My previous two updates about the first 7 categories I completed can be found here and here. Now I’ve checked off the last five categories! A book you should have read in high school: I read Fahrenheit 451 (by Ray Bradbury). There is dystopian … More Book Challenge Update #3
There are so many choices for kid-friendly TV shows out there, but sadly many (if not most) of them range from mediocre to downright terrible. The shows full of annoyingly loud music and bad behavior, or the ones that exist solely to sell merchandise. But there are 3 shows we’ve found (on Netflix, where we watch most things) … More Kids TV Shows that Won’t Make You Want to Throw Your TV Through the Wall