Category Archives: Decision making

The Only Constant is Change

I didn’t realize how much I still thought like a business analyst until I heard myself tell a friend that the bathroom was functional and the work that was needed was nice to have and cosmetic. I spent the majority … Continue reading

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Concrete Blocks and Recycled Pavers: Our Patio is Done!

The patio project took months longer than we expected. It also took more concrete blocks and patio pavers than we estimated. However, it was worth the many trips to Habitat for Humanity ReStore searching for used and bargain pavers and … Continue reading

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Clearing Clutter is Hard

It has been 38 days since we started our 30 day challenge to clear out the clutter in the basement. Since that day, we have opened every box and tub. It took longer than we thought, but it feels so … Continue reading

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Letting Go of Stuff – Progress on 30 day Challenge

The progress on the basement has been fairly slow. We are finding items we haven’t seen in over a year, some longer than that. We are keeping some, tossing some and donating others. At this point, the entire basement may … Continue reading

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Getting Back to Basics

We subscribe to an internet and TV provider to get super-fast (sometimes) internet and more TV channels than we will ever watch. A couple months ago they sent out notice that the price was going up. They gave notice so … Continue reading

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Frustrations Abound – daily life while remodeling

We knew it was going to take time to get our downsized home remodeled. After we walked through it the first time, we talked about changes we wanted to make. We talked about remodeling different rooms and replacing the back … Continue reading

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Fourth of July

We wish all a happy, fun-filled 4th of July celebration. Surround yourselves with family and friends. Whether you stay home or travel, hold tight to your loved ones, enjoy your holiday and stay safe. Let’s all put politics aside for the … Continue reading

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