As you read in my recent post, we moved from a two-bedroom townhouse to a four-bedroom house with a separate family room which I converted into a playroom. I was really excited about designing this space but I did not want to spend a lot of money and I certainly did not want to hire a… Read More How to Create a Playroom on a Budget
So, we moved. Again. This is my 13th move in 17 years in the US and frankly, as I tell anybody who listens and even those who only pretend to, I just want to gather some moss already! I am tired and exhausted from being a rolling stone.
We are bursting at the seams. Cliché, yes. My reality, absolutely yes. A developed world/privileged life problem? Couldn’t be truer.
So the movers came today and moved our gazillion boxes, pieces of furniture, bicycles, and tires. After getting quotes from the three big moving companies – , we decided to go with Mayflower. The men who came in today who were probably their local but independent contractors working for Mayflower were nice, professional, and quick.… Read More Don’t sweat the stuff…it’s only stuff
We are less than a week away from embarking on ‘The Great Summer Roadtrip’ of our lifetime and immediate future. Our movers are coming in on Tuesday and all our stuff will be packed away to arrive tentatively between August 14-19. We leave for San Jose on Wednesday, August 5. We have been packing on… Read More ‘The Great Summer Roadtrip’ is less than a week away
On June 30th, after holding our breath the entire day and almost losing hope that the landlady would ever get back to us with positive news, we were considering our options late at night around 9:00 p.m. when we did hear from her. We got our rental. Our application was successful and she said that… Read More Got our rental home; first offer
Last week, Aaron and I went to San Jose to look for a rental apartment. Our flight took off late evening from Chicago and despite it being a direct Southwest flight, they rerouted my bag to Sacramento and I did not get it until the following day which was extremely disappointing particularly because I’ve always… Read More Home hunting in San Jose