Category Archives: homemaking

Moved and settled but OMG the laundry

We sold our house and got rid of all those pesky debts and have a still small emergency fund which all makes me feel happy and secure. The new house we are renting is beautifully decorated and came mostly furnished … Continue reading

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Selling the house

Six weeks ago we put our house on the market.  We all know that this is a highly stressful activity.  It is even more stressful when there also remains many things up in the air. We finally have clear confirmation … Continue reading

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Resolutions and ramblings

I know it has been a while since I posted anything.  It is funny how one can have plenty going on in one’s life but have nothing to say about it.  I think that is really always quite true for … Continue reading

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I try but I don’t seem to succeed

I just can’t seem to figure out how to balance eating healthily, sustainably and keep within a moderate budget. It is the fruits and vegetables that break my budget every week.  We manage to probably just about average 5 a … Continue reading

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Lemon cake

My daughter Emily had a birthday recently and for her cake she wanted her favorite flavor of lemon. Now even if I was inclined to pay $25+ for a store bought birthday cake the odds are that I wouldn’t find … Continue reading

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