This morning I had a knot of anxiety and stress in my gut. This isn’t usual for me. I’m one of the most easy-going people I know 🙂 But these are unchartered territories for me: single-family home ownership. And really, with any home you buy, your costs are always going to be at least 25% more, because you will want… View Post
Must.Renovate!Must.Replace! Day #2 is over!! And I would like to say that I got a lot more done than I did, but with all the people coming by, giving estimates, along with details cleaning, well, 8 hours goes by pretty quickly. I’m sad to think I had to go to WORK tomorrow, but I have NO more vacation time… View Post
Febreeze and Oust are hopefully going to be my best friends. Our new house smells a bit MUSTY. It’s got me afraid there’s some undiagnosed mold problem somewhere, or maybe it’s coming up through the basement, which we had known was musty. Day #1 of single-family home ownership: BLEACH! PINESOL! Anyone else have any recommendations?
It’s a done deal, baby! We just closed on our new home this afternoon!!!!!! 🙂 Unfortunately, my husband is acting like the world’s biggest butt, who can’t stand to see me smiling big and being happy for what transpired, but I guess I’ll deal with him…… ….On to wallpaper removal!!!!!! 🙂
Tonight we did our final walk-through on our new house. Can I just say that I’m even more sure that I love and want this house?? The moment of total elation was when my son opened the door and excitedly ran through the backyard. Magical! It only solidified my decision that we bought the right house. 🙂 This house just… View Post
It’s getting so close! I’m fantasizing about paint colors, dreaming about all the things I want to do in our new house…….. Yesterday I went to see my Mom and started picking out paint colors. Our options are a bit limited, because I am sticking to the environmentally-friendly paints at Home Depot, called Fresh Aire. These paints have no VOCs… View Post
I’m not new to blogging; I’ve been a veteran blogger for the past four years, after the birth of my oldest son when I took to blogging as a way to not only share his life and progress with friends and family, but to document my life as a mom. I even began documenting and tracking my resolutions and goals, with… View Post