Monthly Archives: December 2010

Snow Day Project

I mentioned in my previous post that we picked up some supplies in preparation for the foot of snow we were expecting between Sunday afternoon and Monday morning.  We had a rather unpleasant run-in at Home Depot when I asked … Continue reading

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Merry Shelfmas!

Hope all of my readers had a wonderful holiday full of loved ones, good food, and lots of gifts under the tree!  We had a pretty low-key holiday…Rich’s mom came into town on the 24th and the three of us … Continue reading

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Another one bites the dust.

Last week we got about half an inch of snow in the Philly metro area.  Naturally, traffic came to a screeching halt, and our normally manageable commutes lengthened to several hours each.  What to do to work off that traffic … Continue reading

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A peek into history

One nice-ish thing about our house is that when we moved in, the walls that weren’t covered in wallpaper were painted white.  Sure, it’s a bit boring, but it saves us from having to live with other people’s paint choices.  … Continue reading

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Deck the Halls

How did it end up only nine days away from Christmas so quickly?  I guess we’ve been a little distracted by all of the last minute house selling details.  Until that went through we’ve been on a tight budget, but … Continue reading

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I posted a bit previously about the process of selling our old house.  While we were lucky enough to be in a financial situation where we could carry both mortgages, it was not something we were looking forward to.  The … Continue reading

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Creative Christmas Card Display

Earlier this week I stumbled across this post on Centsational Girl. I loved the creative project she came up to display her Christmas cards! source We are trying to keep our fridge at the new place free of clutter, and … Continue reading

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Baby it’s cold outside!

Winter weather has arrived here in Philly, with temperatures in the teens after the wind chill is factored in.  Brrrrrrrr!  And along with this cold snap we got a nice surprise last week…our oil tank was already empty and had … Continue reading

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The Queen of Caulking

Once we moved into our house and started using the master bathroom regularly, we made a disturbing discovery.  Post shower, we found a puddle of water in the mudroom below the master bath. Super uncool.  We couldn’t find where the … Continue reading

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