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60 Days Notice – Keys!

Got a phone call from the new landlord, and we can pick up our keys on Wednesday. Two more days! We are so excited, but have quite a bit left to do. Here’s the plan: Pick up keys, buy shelving for basement, stock up on second-hand lamps. Move over a few essentials, and leave behind … Continue reading

60 Days Notice – Tackling the Monster Box

60 Days Notice – Tackling the Monster Box

“How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time” – Dave Ramsey Paper Paper generally arrives in one of three ways Mail Stowaways from purse, pocket Purchases and their packaging It comes in many forms Legal documents Reference Material Entertainment Junk Sentimental And ends up in several places Inbox Recycle/garbage Filing cabinet Shred … Continue reading

60 Days Notice – Changing Habits

60 Days Notice – Changing Habits

As we anticipate our upcoming move, we are also working on some new habits. Preparing for the Move Purging: Nothing makes the move that is broken, stained, unused, unnecessary, wrong size, or expired. We are tossing, donating, and recycling, but not moving them! Using up: Food is the primary component here. It’s been a month … Continue reading

60 Days Notice – Finally!

I know you saw the moving boxes in the previous post, but now I can officially say “We are moving!” Why couldn’t I say it before? Because we needed to tell a few specific people before going public. Because we needed to give written notice to the landlord Because every year we talk about moving and want to move, … Continue reading

Hills and Valleys

Hills and Valleys

It’s been a busy month here at Help My Home. I’m not at liberty to disclose everything that’s been going on (yet), but here are a few of the highlights: The Do-Nothings Return with a Vengeance Weather, a backed-up kitchen sink, and a variety of physical maladies have all played a role in things not getting … Continue reading

The Kitchen Sink

The Kitchen Sink

My sink had gotten pretty gross. Food residue from both rinsing and soaking, scratch marks from dishes, and I had even found a centipede in my kitchen sink. Yuck! (There’s something about finding a centipede, especially in the kitchen, that makes me wonder how many I didn’t find.) To clean the sink, I used: Bar Keeper’s Friend … Continue reading