Kitchen: Baby Steps and Steam-Cleaning

When we moved into our house, we knew there were many issues we wanted to address as quickly as possible. Most of them I have either already written about or have additional blog posts written that are not published yet. Since our previous home sale is not finalized, our funds have been tight. We have…

Home Renovation – Use your money wisely

My list of things to do on the house has grown daily. Some things needed, some wanted and some could fall into the classification of collateral damage. if you go to Lowe’s or Home Depot, project costs can add up quickly. In reality, not all things require you to spend a huge amount of cash…

How to insulate a well pump against the cold

Now that temps are turning colder, one topic I wanted to check out was the wellpump. It is sitting in the yard next to our driveway, under a fiberglass rock. I knew based on a conversation with the previous owner, there could be a freezing problem when temperatures drop for long periods of time. In…

Night before Christmas Eve

Finally 98.9% of our things moved into the house the day before Christmas Eve. We got the tree up tonight and finished decorating it. Thank God for times like this with our family. Not everything in place nor out of boxes but we are here. We have really started taking to this place. After our…

Snow! We are not even moved in yet!

The Holidays, what a wonderful time of year for so many things! Shopping for gifts for loved ones, family gatherings and the food that comes with it. All great things but one thing you may not want to do is buying and moving into a new home. The very next week after signing the paperwork…