"It's already Christmas Eve and I feel like it never really felt like Christmas all month," I looked up at Nanny Sam with a face of absolute disappointment. Externally of course I'm sure it seemed that The House of R was having the merriest Christmas of all, the tree was up, the banisters were lined in… Continue reading Saving Christmas In Alabama
It doesn't matter if you are the cleanest person on this planet, fleas can happen, and they can happen to anyone. Our worst bout of fleas or as we refer to that Chilly Fall two years ago, Flea-mageddon, took me 8 weeks to be fully flea free. But the tears, the disgust, and the embarrassment… Continue reading 6 Essential Tips to Ridding Your House of Fleas
It's not often that I feel a tinge from the bug of spite, but boy have I harbored a doozy of a chip on my shoulder over the eviction from our sweet humble home in Alabama. It was a half acre lot with a beautiful backdrop of the rolling Tennessee Valley. In the spring… Continue reading Sweet Wretched Vindication
I was raised in a home where I never wanted for anything of necessity, there was always a hot meal (or cold pizza on my favorite mornings) and a roof over my head. This did not come without sacrifice, these things were not just ordained upon me. I understand that there was no fairy with… Continue reading First World Problems
The House of "R" has more been the House of Usher this past month, and I'm not only referring to it's crumbling state after the last set of tornados in our neighborhood. More I'm referring to the lack of home all together, no it may not have deteriorated off a cliff when the rain… Continue reading The House of R is Temporarily House-less
Not long after writing "The Appraisal" Josh finally received an email from the landlords asking us if we were going to buy the house or not? This was without acknowledgement of the appraisal email, so Josh asked, "How much are you looking for us to pay?" They said they want 360 for it, but since… Continue reading The Eviction Notice
Buying your dream home can prove more difficult than planned.
8 books that I will finish...someday.
I just love glancing around at the blog world, and peeking into other mom's perfect, neat and orderly, with furniture I wish I could afford or had the talent to construct layouts! I by no means can keep up with the races of over the top Pinterest rooms, but I have been slowly revamping our… Continue reading Our Classroom
Upon the adoption of a cat from our local rescue shelter, we managed to adopt more than met the eye.
A review of Blue Apron. What to expect.
Trying to do it all, as a stay at home mom.