This month, September, is Blood Cancer Awareness Month. Five years ago this month, I called a doctor about a cough I couldn’t explain, and began a battle against non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.
Do not attempt unless you own or purchase a punch tool.
Right now, you are five and six year olds. Your parents have been telling you about Kindergarten for months now, and the first day is finally here. It’s time to see for yourself what the big deal is. A new school, a new teacher, new classroom, new friends, new school supplies and a new normal.
We’ve opted for the in-person traditional classroom route for Kindergarten. Today was the deadline to decide. If that option holds true, I’m gearing up for a really weird, not at all what I pictured, first day of real school for my first-born child.
I’ve come to the conclusion recently that I’m not renovating a house. Turns out I’m building a whole new house which just happened to have three existing exterior walls.
We just hit three months living in this rental house. In the longest year of the history of the world, three months feels like an eternity. The four or five months left here seem equal to infinity and beyond.
Early in this blog’s life, i.e. four weeks ago, I challenged myself to stick to a $500 grocery budget in the month of June. I was not successful. But, I did save money compared to May.
This transition to stay-at-home-mom-dom is definitely not normal. Since the kids have been home since March, it is really fair to say it’s only been one month? And since I ran away to home to enlist the help of my own mom, can I take all the credit?
I’m looking at a ton of other home design IG accounts to get a sense of what’s out there, what’s getting traction, and how I might fit into the seemingly endless sea of beautiful rooms.
Justin’s and my design styles live on a wide spectrum. He goes hard mid-century modern. I exist anywhere from transitional to eclectic to contemporary and modern. Our home will definitely feel mostly modern, but hopefully pulls in enough other design and style elements to make it feel unique and just like us.