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Tuesday
Tuesday, November 07, 2017      6 comments

The search for a home continues. We have quite a few more rental options in one of the other areas we were looking for homes, so that is our fall back plan. We are still discussing a house that we liked, but needs a bathroom installed in the bas... Read more
Monday
Monday, November 06, 2017      5 comments

Today's decluttering was in the garage. I got two shelves cleaned off and packed up. The shelves are disassembled. I just have to figure out how to get the shelves to stay together long enough to tape them. OH, maybe I can stack them together on... Read more
Pleasant Valley Sunday
Sunday, November 05, 2017      5 comments

We had a lovely brunch with some awesome friends today. Bacon, eggs, cheese, and sour cream (they ate them in tortillas, we ate them in their natural glory! They also offered to watch the kids while we did some house looking with our realt... Read more
Its Saturday Night
Saturday, November 04, 2017      10 comments

I hadn't really thought about the implications of needing to buy work out clothes for cold weather until others pointed it out on my blog from yesterday. Yes, that is a NSV!! I have never made an actual plan for workouts in the colder weather, l... Read more
Finally Friday
Friday, November 03, 2017      7 comments

Well, we accepted the offer. We will need to find a place to rent really soon, so we aren't staying in one room at my parents or homeless. I had a pretty awesome NSV today. I decided to go out for a walk this evening. I went to put o... Read more
Thursday
Friday, November 03, 2017      3 comments

The anticipated update. We got an offer on our house. It was a totally lowball offer. Our agent agreed. We countered, he countered and we are considering if we take it. We could counter again, but I feel like that may just seem (and even worse, ... Read more
Waiting for Wednesday
Wednesday, November 01, 2017      4 comments

Today was day one of showings. We had three. One was supposed to be tomorrow but they came today. My son was sleeping so I couldn't leave. They seemed to understand. They did seem to take advantage of my being there and asked me a few questions.... Read more
Ruby Tuesday
Tuesday, October 31, 2017      5 comments

Updates from yesterday: We went live with our house listing today. We have 3 showings scheduled. Tomorrow when we leave to drop off for preschool I need the house to be showing ready. One mouse has been successfully evicted from my c... Read more
Monday, Monday
Tuesday, October 31, 2017      3 comments

Our house officially hits the market tomorrow! Im excited and nervous and excited. And nervous. When we last sold a house it was 2010. We had to euthan... Read more
Keto magic
Sunday, October 29, 2017      6 comments

I'm feeling especially crummy today. But I got lots done, even with the kids in tow. 3 and 4 year olds are not great helpers for any length of time. At least min aren't. We went and got groceries. Our local place gives cookies to kids in t... Read more
Saturday
Sunday, October 29, 2017      5 comments

We planned to look at four houses today. The first house was really promising. But, it was not it. It was built in 1898 and recently remodeled. The biggest problem is they seemed to install the flooring over a problematic subfloor. It was a dece... Read more
Not so good
Saturday, October 28, 2017      6 comments

Today was not so great. I woke up feeling a bit like a cold is coming on. It was SNOWING! Not that I really mind snow- i live in MN- but its not even Halloween. This is not typical, even for MN. In 91 we had a HUGE snow storm on Halloween. But t... Read more
Thursday
Friday, October 27, 2017      4 comments

We have paperwork signed! Today has been a day. New big boy bed for the newly 3 year old. He had a toddler bed but wasn't being safe with it. So then he had a mattress on the floor. Now he has a twin bed with dinosaur bedding. When we chec... Read more
lots to celebrate
Thursday, October 26, 2017      8 comments

I had a major realization today. There is NO WAY I would be as productive as I have been during this process if I hadn't started taking care of me this summer. Keto and making some efforts to be more active have made a huge difference in my stam... Read more
AAANNNNDDD....
Wednesday, October 25, 2017      6 comments

Ok, so here is the abbreviated update on the house. Around 3 our realtor emailed and said the sellers wanted to add two more stipulations to the offer. (for those keeping score, this was them countering our offer, us accepting, and then them cou... Read more

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