A Backhoe Saved our Backs!

Old man winter has been tough this year.  This week we had another 14 inches of snow in the northeast! In total we have had 55 inches of snow this winter season.  We have another five inches headed our way on Tuesday.  It seems like there is no end in sight. We ended up having to call someone to come help us move 14 inches of heavy wet snow on Friday because there was no way we could have done that our selves. The guy we called is a friend of a family member so he gave us what I … Continue reading

The Growing Pains of Homeownership

The Snow Storms My homeownership experience this week has been all about worrying. We have been dealing with the wild swing in temperatures including the extreme polar vortex as many of you have.   It’s only the 3rd week of winter and we’ve already had five snowstorms! We don’t have a snow blower so we have been shoveling all of it and I’m pretty much done with it. We also ran out of all the bags of ice melt we bought as each storm uses an entire bag for our property.  This can get costly if the storms continue to … Continue reading