Updates and a leap of faith!

So, I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. Clearly, I suck at blogging regularly! But this time, I have good reason. I’ve mentioned before that I was very unhappy with a… Continue reading

How To Paint

I’ve been a busy little bee doing most of the painting in a 2300+ sq. ft. house! I’ve done plenty of painting before. I AM the decoraholic, after all, and paint is one… Continue reading

Choosing Paint

I have a real love-hate relationship with paint: I love the results, but hate the work! It leaves you sore and kinda loopy, and always takes twice as long as you think it… Continue reading

Painting Pro

If I wanted to become a professional painter, I would definitely have some experience and work to show potential employers! We are literally painting every single room in the new house. Even the… Continue reading

Day One

We moved in! Finally! It’s been a long couple of months living with family, but the end result was worth the wait. We have our home and we are already in love! Closing… Continue reading

Ode to Pinterest

Waiting is hard. And it sucks. As we wait to finally move in and get settled, we’ve all found our own ways of killing time. Disney channel appeases the little one for hours… Continue reading

Paint Chips and Cabin Fever

We’re so close, we can almost taste it! We have been living with family temporarily- in a generous sized one bedroom, one bathroom apartment! Generous for a one bedroom, but pretty small for… Continue reading

Moving Along

Well, we sold our house! It’s official, we closed, we moved, and we turned over the keys. We are currently staying with family until we close on our purchase. As mentioned previously, a… Continue reading

Appraisal Nightmares

Things have been moving along smoothly. Repairs were completed without a hitch, credit approval came back quickly, title policy was in the works, and both closings were scheduled for the same day…. and… Continue reading

Money Bags

I don’t think I’ve written a post about the cost of buying a house yet. As I sit home broke, I think now is a good time to do so. I don’t think… Continue reading