First Time Home Buyers

Two days ago, we filled out the paperwork for our first ever offer on a home. Yesterday, the sellers returned a counter-offer. We counter-offered their counter-offer. They accepted. Now, the fun begins. Home inspections, appraisals, filling out pounds of paperwork, and paying and receiving money. Then, a couple home improvement projects to complete. Maybe, byContinue reading “First Time Home Buyers”

3 Weeks

It’s been almost three weeks since my last post here. In the meantime, we’ve added a new member to our family, Myla Amore, our second daughter. You can see her and her sister Sevaeh Vashti below. If you remember my last post, I talked about kicking bad habits and starting new ones. I was doingContinue reading “3 Weeks”


My wife and I went out for our three year anniversary. We started by finding a new house. It’s everything we want: much closer to work, wood floors, a dishwasher, and a nice fenced-in backyard for the kids and dog. From there, we went to Buffalo Wild Wings, ate like champs, and watched the Olympics.Continue reading “Savings”

A Move

My work as a seasonal employee ended on March 14. I remained unemployed (without being able to file unemployment for almost three weeks). Now, I have a job, a real job, the type in which you have benefits and no specified ending date. It’s exciting and it looks promising. I never would have seen myself doing this threeContinue reading “A Move”