the story so far, newlyweds, pregnancy saga

A Different Sort of Adventure Begins!

Friday was my last day as a public elementary school teacher. Thursday was my last day with students, and it was a real tear-jerker for the kids. Friday was clean-up-and-get-out day. Because the last week was so hectic and busy, nothing really had time to sink in for me until Friday when I said goodbye… Continue reading A Different Sort of Adventure Begins!

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Oops, I did it again…

It has been over a month, once again, since I've been here. I have been plagued with what seemed at first to be allergies, but became a never ending cold, and eventually culminated in a sinus infection. I finally left work early to take myself to the doctor last Monday and got a ten day… Continue reading Oops, I did it again…

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The Discovery

In early January I made a discovery that is really going to change my life. Our lives. It's going to impact our jobs, our income, our debt repayment, our budget, our family dynamic, our health. It's going to make some parts of life a little difficult for a time as we adjust, but at the… Continue reading The Discovery

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What do you do with your money?

This is actually a serious question. Are you a spender? A saver? A debt-repayer? Are you an investor? An entrepreneur? A philanthropist? Better question - what do you want to do with your money? Does money decide what you do with your life, where you travel, what you eat? Or do you decide all the… Continue reading What do you do with your money?

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Once Sanded and Thrice Coated

My husband knows stuff about furniture, like what matches what, and which era various items are from, and all sorts of things. I know very little about furniture other than the means of using various pieces, such as couches, tables, chairs, and the like. So shopping for our new homes furniture has been interesting. We… Continue reading Once Sanded and Thrice Coated