We’re a Costco Family

April 17, 2012

I spent six and a half years living behind Costco. I shopped there when we entertained or for a few select items but for the most part I rarely went. People would rave at the luxury of living behind Costco and I would just sigh that it’s alright. Now that I’m a family of four, my feelings have changed. It’s […]

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New Addition to the Fam!!!

April 13, 2012

Psych!!! This new addition came courtesy of ABT (and my grandparents) 🙂 Let the baking and even more massive shopping trips to Costco begin!!! Welcome to the family!!!

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Show ‘Em What We’re Made Of

March 27, 2012

I come from a place where we hire. We hire someone to fix things, we hire someone to maintain things and we hire people so we don’t have to think or differentiate between the two. When Adam and I bought our first house it was new construction, so we felt at ease that major things would be in good shape. […]

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Be Careful of What You Wish For

March 22, 2012

With the recent update of window treatments, I felt at ease for a solid six seconds that things were under control in our house. I felt like the list of projects was at a manageable size and I could finally take a few minutes and just enjoy my surroundings. Then it got nice outside. I guess that’s probably the problem […]

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There’s gotta be a price we pay for this

March 19, 2012

Chicago has experienced unseasonably warm weather. Its been going on for a couple of weeks now and I have fought all temptation to fall for it. I have embraced playing outside, I’ve been in much better spirits as a result and I’m wearing milder temperature clothes. But I wasn’t emotionally invested in this weather at first. Somehow when I wasn’t […]

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It’s Shady

March 16, 2012

Moving into a new house that needed tons of work, window treatments fell lower down on the priority scale. The economical options for window treatments were online places (like blinds.com) or hardware stores (like Home Depot). Both places caused my blood pressure to rise significantly. The options were endless. When we were referred to someone who came to our house […]

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Embrace the Mantra

January 23, 2012

I’ve been raised with this impending doom feeling hanging over my head. My mom is not to blame for this mentality. It’s more like a cultural thing. Maybe its from being a part of a religion that was repeatedly persecuted for their beliefs. Maybe somehow being neurotic is an inheritable trait. Either way I come from long lineage of insane […]

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I’m Lovin’ It!

January 12, 2012

When we first moved into our house, there was an insurmountable amount of projects. And with the completion of each project, our house became more comfortable for us. It started with unpacking – once our bedroom was unpacked it was much better, then the bathroom and kitchen. This house that I dreaded moving into because of the state it was […]

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I NEED it!!!!

December 16, 2011

I try so hard to keep my greed and financial focus in check but I’m failing miserably. For so long I thought having a single family house was all I needed in life. That having a home for my kids to run around in would answer all my problems. I have learned that its never that easy. Of course I […]

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Back in the land of the living!

December 6, 2011

It’s amazing how in less than one weeks time, a dirty gross pile of bricks can become your home. Walking around our empty townhouse when we were all packed up, it looked like a skeleton of a home that it once was. And now that we are relatively unpacked and our things are filling up our freshly made over house, […]

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