housing

We’re getting a human!!!

September 15, 2013 · 28 comments

You all know in mid December Girl Ninja and I will be adding a puppy to the household, but we just found out last Thursday we will also be adding a human to the mix!!! No, no. Not a baby. A roommate. We were at a Young Life meeting (a high school outreach we are […]

I’m happy to announce my six-week blogging hiatus is coming to an end! Girl Ninja is back to work, which means she is going to bed at her regular time of 6pm (okay really like 9:30pm). So after she hits the sack, I can hop on the old computer and pound at the keys a […]

Box by box

August 27, 2013 · 11 comments

We moved in to our house over the weekend! WOOOHOOOO!!!! It’s about freakin’ time considering we’ve owned the place for over a month now. We spent all last week painting the ceilings and walls before we moved furniture in (which was the best decision ever). Getting all our stuff out of storage and in to […]

So I was too lazy to count the actual votes for the Goosebumps inspired “pick your own path” game we played yesterday. Of the five or so options I pitched for today’s blog post, two were clearly the favorite: 1) A recap of our time in Europe. 2) A post about the garbage that was […]

Over the weekend Girl Ninja and I packed up our tiny little 700sqft apartment rental and threw all our stuff in a storage unit. We take possession of our house on Wednesday at 9pm, but leave at 3am the next morning to take 50 high school kids to summer camp for a week. What’s more,  […]

Girl Ninja and I agreed to pay all closing costs associated with the purchase of our first home. Now that we are approaching the final stretch of this purchasing process (we sign papers tomorrow), we’ve received the paperwork that breaks down all these pesky fees. Spoiler alert: It ain’t pretty. Here’s how those costs break […]

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