Adventures in Downsizing

Z attempting to help pack as well.

This post isn’t really about OUR adventures in downsizing – we’ve only had bit roles in these grand adventures. Instead, I’ve made an attempt to interview Mama PoP about everything that she and Papa PoP (remember, these are Mr PoP’s parents) have been undertaking over the last year (yes, a year!) in downsizing from […]

Update – Our His & Hers Kitchen

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We’re a bit overdue for posting an update to our kitchen, but as Mr PoP pointed out, it’s because I keep wanting to finish “one more thing” before posting it. But that just keeps postponing the update indefinitely, so here goes.

Design Dilemma Fixed!

A few months back, I wrote about the design dilemma that […]

Happy Friday – We Just Bought Ourselves 4 Weekends!

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And we’d do it again in a heartbeat.

We’re still working our way through a lot of the finishing touches on the kitchen, but now that our sink and countertops are in, a lot of what remains is on me.

That means Mr PoP has been getting antsy to get started on the next big […]

Design Dilemma

This is what it's like today.  The white door leads to the garage, and the cabinet built into the wall is a shallow spice cabinet built between the wall studs.

This is what it’s like today. The white door leads to the garage, and the cabinet built into the wall is a shallow spice cabinet built between the wall studs. The broom closet is the void without a door.

Due to my foot being sliced open about a month ago, I’m still largely benched […]

Real Estate Values Update – Third, The Golden Turd

As I mentioned in the first two posts of this little mini-series, it’s been more than a year since I updated the values of any of our real estate holdings and they have shifted non-trivially since then. In elementary playground fashion, I have decided to present them in order as “investment successes” according to the […]