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Office Plans

Office Plans

When we moved into our house in Baltimore, we had big plans for the home office.  But sadly, I’ll admit, it became a dumping ground for our crap and was merely a room we had to walk through to get to the bathroom. In this house, the home office takes priority.  Not necessarily because of my desire to make up for my lack of progress in our last house, but because The Mister now works from … Continue reading »

The Madness of Moving

The Madness of Moving

It’s been a couple of weeks and we’re certainly well overdue for an update on how the move went.  I’ll try and keep it less text-heavy for you since I know 90% of the moving process is super boring to talk about. We’d picked a date for our move and set up two Facebook “Help Us Move” Events – one in Baltimore and one in Charlottesville.  We reserved the U-Haul and had boxed up 75% of … Continue reading »

House Tour

House Tour

This post is a little long with the pictures, but so be it.  I wanted to document the whole house as it was when we bought it, because I can already confess we’ve torn down part of a wall since then. Let’s see if you can guess which one. As you saw in last week’s post, this is what the front of the house looks like.  I can’t wait until Summer when the Crape Myrtles are … Continue reading »

Breaking Our Silence

Breaking Our Silence

There are bloggers that can keep secrets for months. Seriously. Remember when YHL announced they’d bought a house several months prior and none of us readers had any idea they were even looking? They never missed a beat. Posting 1-2 posts a day about this and that. No one had any idea that the projects they were working on were really prepping their current house to sell. Unfortunately, I don’t have that skill.  When something that … Continue reading »

2013 In Review

2013 In Review

January Rung in the New Year with Lotus at Rams Head in Baltimore; Got asked to be a bridesmaid February Celebrated Valentine’s Day at home with a fancy home-cooked meal; The Ravens won the Superbowl… and we were in Baltimore to witness the madness March Got summoned for Jury Duty and was diagnosed with Carpal Tunnel; Beth came to visit! April Moved to a new office and into my first cubicle; Mister turned 24 May Ran my first 5K (Color Run Baltimore); Traveled to … Continue reading »