Our House Category

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under construction

The Olympics are coming to an end, and Dan and I have been trying to find something new to occupy our evenings and weekends. So we decided to install a brand new HVAC system, you know, as one does. Call it green (save 20%+ energy), call it space saving, call it upgrading… I call it… Read more »

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3 weeks later

Yup, we’ve been a little busy. Not so busy that it’s actually a viable excuse for me not to update in over 3 weeks, but busy none the less. What we’ve been doing: Growing my hair out – see: previous post and the Olfelt’s August budget Moving for the second time in 2 months –… Read more »

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homeownership statistics

We closed on the house Wednesday afternoon and have been working on it ever since! If anyone is keeping track, here’s the present count: Trips to Menards (local hardware/everything store): 5Trips to Walmart: 3Neighbors Met: 4Fast Food Meals Eaten: 3Paint Gallons Emptied: 7Boxes Left to Unpack: 8.5 bajillion I promise promise I will post pictures… Read more »

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mezuzah

No, I didn’t make that word up. As we prepare to get the keys to the house in a little over two weeks (oh, did I mention we moved the closing date up a week?), I find myself thinking about how crazy and amazing this all is. I know it’s just a house, and a… Read more »