Weekend Update: Life Happens

Hi All, its been a couple of weeks since I’ve posted here.  The reason is, well life happens. Unexpected events take over and some things suffer such as this blog. A week with my mom About a month ago I shared that I’m a caregiver to my mom and that she was going to be staying with me for a week while my sister was on vacation.  Well, that week was a bit of a challenge.  My mom doesn’t take well to changes in her life and she was not very happy with the change of staying in my house.  She … Continue reading

How to Prepare for Home Improvements

If you’re a homeowner you know this already, home improvements never end. When we bought our fixer upper in 2012 we did a big renovation project that covered many of the major areas in our home such as, kitchen, bathroom and new flooring. Since then we’ve had to replace the water heater, sump pump and air conditioning.  The fact is that owning a home requires maintenance and repairs.  Below I discuss some of my lessons learned and ideas on how to prepare for home improvements. Decide What Type of Home You Want It all starts with what type of home … Continue reading