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I love Wisconsin

I live in Wisconsin. People outside of my state don't know much about it besides that we have cheese, beer, and the Packers. Hollywood uses Wisconsin as the place where simple, small town goofy characters are from. Some even have... Continue Reading →

Making our House a Home

Wow, it feels like I haven't written in a while. The past few weeks have been so busy. There are so many things we want to do on the house, and never enough time. We both work on the week... Continue Reading →

The Endless To-Do List

D and I just spent our first weekend living in our new house. It was busy, to say the least. I’m exhausted today from lack of sleep. It’s been hard to sleep because my mind has been running on overdrive,... Continue Reading →

The ordeal of buying our house

We finally closed on our house last Friday. People say that buying a house is hard, but our experience was a doozy. That’s because the listing agent, Doug, who was selling the home was horrible. I don’t usually say that... Continue Reading →

Zuppa Toscana (Olive Garden Copycat)

Some of you may know that my husband, D, loves to cook. He was so excited when we got a Kitchenaid for our wedding, and he quickly bought the food grinder and sausage stuffer attachments so he could make his... Continue Reading →

Everyone loves a farmhouse

I finally feel comfortable with our new house. I still worry about things going wrong, like the sellers trying to screw us over or something breaking right after we move in. But since my worries aren't grounded in reality, I'm... Continue Reading →

Waiting

I am a really impatient person. I hate waiting for things. Right now, we're closing on our new house in two weeks. The days are just crawling by as I wait for this day to come. There's not much to... Continue Reading →

Scarcity Mindset

Last weekend, we found a Shop-Vac on the side of the road. It seemed to be in good condition, and all the parts were there, so we took it home. We tested it when we got home, and it worked!... Continue Reading →

A job offer

Remember when I subbed for a day at the school I used to work at? Well, they offered me a job. Afternoon teacher in the 2.5 - 6yo classroom - AKA the job I was asking for before I left!... Continue Reading →

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