First-World Problems

I want to start this post by saying that the two most infuriating things in the world (or at least the suburban, middle-class, first-world) are car problems and computer problems! Am I right? I locked my keys in the van this week. Well, actually, I tossed my keys in the console for a second (that’s …

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Back-Breaking Work

I showed you this pic before the weekend. I didn’t actually explain how much work it took to get to that point. A ton! Like, hurts-to-move-the-next-day work. A neighbor who attends our church stopped me last Sunday morning and said, “I’m surprised to see you out of bed today.” I’m telling you, people are noticing. …

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I Kinda Forgot

So, um, I was kinda planning on getting several posts out over our Spring Break. But then I didn’t. And then I don’t even know what happened. Sometimes I honestly forget all about this blog. Or I go to the other extreme and think about it way too much (in a hanging-over-my-head kinda way), but …

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An Outdoor Kinda Weekend

It was an outdoor kinda weekend. Aren’t they all this time of year? For us, yes! The hubs and boys started their Saturday at Lowe’s Build and Grow while I slept late. A large majority of our Saturdays start this way. Then we went to a car show where my first car was on display. …

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Boring Maintenance

We do a lot of tedious maintenance-type work around here that never makes it to the blog. Like cleaning out the gutters. After all the flash flooding and wind, we apparently had trees sprouting in our gutters. Stupid acorns and leaves and seedlings. Constant work. You know. You have a house. When we bought this …

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The Thorn in My Flesh

This post has been a long time coming. It has been over a year in the making. Doesn’t that sound like it’s going to be something amazing? It’s not. It’s just yard work. Y’know, that thorn in the side of home ownership. Get it? Thorn? Yard work? It’s like a literal metaphor. When you paint …

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