housing

We almost lost $5,000.

January 5, 2014 · 20 comments

Now that I’m back from Europe, and the holidays have passed, Girl Ninja and I are full steam ahead in making our 1930’s cottage more homey. On Saturday I spent a solid hour with an electrician getting quotes on everything from, running electricity out to our carport, repairing damaged outlets, and adding recessed lighting. I […]

As you know I’m cooped up in a tiny hotel, in the middle of nowhere Netherlands, for six weeks. Girl Ninja, is back in Seattle, holding down the fort. This last weekend she was a trooper and decided to conquer the gnarly task of leaf blowing our driveway. She spent the better part of an […]

This is now the third home tour I’ve given to PDITF readers, and now that we own, will probably be the last one for a while. If you want to see our 600sqft San Diego condo ($1,500/mo rent) click here. If you want to see our 700sqft ($1,200) mother in law rental, 30 minutes outside of […]

And so begins the life of three adults sharing one bathroom. Fortunately for me, I am the only male in the household and my understanding is girls are physically incapable of pooping, farting, or burping. Unfortunately for them, as a male I am not only capable of each of these things, but I have mastered […]

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 […]