Category Archives: Home

A Leak

A should-have-been prevented leak. Hmm.  Remember that time our homeowner’s insurance adjuster came out to our home to inspect our storm damaged roof and brought along a shady “inspector”?  They found no signs of damage anywhere.  Closed the claim.  No … Continue reading

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Jobs and Children

I mentioned in my goals update that I am still actively job hunting.  I was.  I think I may have to pause it for awhile.  One of the “in-process” applications has finally updated to “closed” – I assume I was … Continue reading

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Bills, Bills, Bills

Happy Wednesday.  We spent the past weekend at home, spent $0, and it was nice.  Despite that fact that both kids were sick, and they’ve now passed the bug onto me.  Thankfully it seems to be a 24ish hour bug … Continue reading

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Weekend Recap

Didn’t mean to leave you hanging with the water heater incident yesterday, but it was a doozy of a night.  I figured I’ll just throw all this life bs into one giant recap post, because frankly, I am too damn … Continue reading

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Ha ha ha….

Happy Sunday!  Our water heater exploded.  AHHH! Bad things don’t stop at three for us!  The list keeps growing… Bees Roof AC Unit Job Fail Dog Death Car Repairs Target Shitty CS (….coming up) Trying to keep sane here.

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A New Roof

I’m laughing while typing this, because it’s just one thing after another over here lately.  Only one out of nine roofing companies called us back, and this guy isn’t exactly top of the list.  He said “maybe I’ll have time … Continue reading

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Expensive Furniture? Nah!

I love my dining room set. Absolutely love it. It’s a mid century, 1960’s Lane dining room table, chairs, and hutch. It’s beautiful.  I scored it off of Craigslist for $200 total about 10 years ago.  It desperately needs to … Continue reading

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