Tag Archives: kitchen

Full Disclosure (88)

How much information is too much information? And when does too little information become deceptive? I tend to overshare (no surprise there), but this isn’t about me, it’s about my house. In putting my house on the market this time … Continue reading

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Realtor, realtor, find me a home! (87)

It’s serious now. The photographer is coming next week to take wonderful photos of my wonderful house to improve my chances of getting a wonderful offer. Sharon the realtor wants to know if everything is ready. Yes! Well, about 95% … Continue reading

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Adios 2011 – Here comes 2012! (85)

To say that 2011 wasn’t the best of years for our family is an understatement. Not that it didn’t have its moments, but they were overshadowed by my son’s depression and the house fire in May. Jacob moved back home … Continue reading

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Settling in (75)

I’ve been home a week now and am starting to get used to the house again. True, it is almost entirely new and different inside, but the layout, light switches, windows, and most importantly, the feeling are all the same. … Continue reading

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Home again (74)

My first weekend at home since the fire! I’ve looked forward to this for nearly half a year, so it doesn’t bother me (too much) that my kitchen is not quite functional or that I have only one working faucet, … Continue reading

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Moving Back, part 2 (73)

Moving day is always a bit crazy, so I allow myself to sleep in a bit. I still have some packing, some cleaning, and of course, last minute laundry to do. Who knows when my own washer and dryer will … Continue reading

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Moving Back, part 1 (72)

Finally, finally, I am moving back into my home. It isn’t completely ready, but as long as the bedroom, bathroom, and living room are functional, I can wait for the rest. Mark the contractor would have preferred another week to … Continue reading

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