Category Archives: Moving

Family

We went to St. Louis over the weekend.  One of Dan’s brothers and his family were in town for a few days, so we took the opportunity to see them, as they live quite a distance from us.  It was … Continue reading

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Hilarious

I grabbed this from fellow blogger at http://morethananelectrician.wordpress.com/ Too funny not to share.

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Green

In honor of St. Paddy’s Day, the kids didn’t have to wear their uniforms to school today.  I had to rush around this morning (’cause, you know, I like to plan ahead), after getting very little sleep last night, trying … Continue reading

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Rules

Yesterday morning I had a doctor’s appointment.  Thankfully, Bert* gets to use sick time to cover the kids for me when this happens.  My appointment was early, so Bert took the kids to school so I could get a shower … Continue reading

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Weekend Roundup

This weekend was an unusually busy one. We kicked things off with the whole, dog bloat-kid puking thing late Friday night.  That was fun! On Saturday it snowed.  Again.  A lot.  A FOOT.  I had thought that we’d already seen … Continue reading

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The Full Monty

Our neighbors might not think so, but I’ve really been trying hard to keep it under wraps that the Clampet family that has moved into Casa Amarilla here in Chicagoland. Despite my efforts, though, I think we might be leaving … Continue reading

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Casa Amarilla

Sounds pretty, doesn’t it? Don’t forget to roll those l’s when you say it. I figure I need a pretty label for this house. It sounds nice and warm, sunny and happy. Something to combat the dark cloud hovering above … Continue reading

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To Laugh or to cry…

…That is the question. There’s a fairly new show on HGTV where people who are thinking about buying a house spend the night in it first to try it out. Right. Like anyone is going to let you do that. … Continue reading

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Here it is

Okay. So, here it is. Our big yellow house. It definitely needs some work, but it’s not a fixer-upper, either. Lots of room for the kids. Our first order of business is a new kitchen and we’ll hopefully get started … Continue reading

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Fitting In

Well, we own it.  Finally.  It’s not perfect, but we’ll make it perfect for us. We all went to the house this morning to look it over before the closing at 11.  Since there is NO WAY we’d be dumb … Continue reading

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