Until this year, I’ve never felt compelled to publicly share what I’m thankful for beyond the family table. Social media seems to have the pulse of everyone’s gratitude, and, as expected in the year 2020, people have a new viewpoint from which to see their blessings.
Moving home happens in December. We don’t know what day yet, but we know we’ll be in before 2021. Today is less than two weeks to December, so it’s officially the final countdown to the final countdown!
This week, we approved all of the paint color selections, both interior and exterior.
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.