Archive for February, 2007

Print Mini Mag for WAHMs

Now is the time to sign up for The WC News! The WC News is the print mini magazine for work at home moms. A print magazine means you receive it in the mail and can read it wherever you want. Take a break from the computer screen! I’ve been getting The WC since it [...]

Wednesday, February 28th, 2007

Door to Door Scams

I know these exist, but for whatever reason in my brain I forget about them when it happens to me. We live in a new neighborhood so last summer we got person after person after person trying to sell us home alarm systems. Of course after they would leave, I would feel stupid because what [...]

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007

Handyman Found

I am 99% sure we have a handyman to do our laundry list of items for the other house. He is a good friend and helped us work on other projects when we still lived in the house. The only downfall is his moving in a couple of weeks. But hopefully we can get quite [...]

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007

Changing Fixtures

One of the tips (that is quite obvious once I heard the words) as to fixing up your new home (new as in brand new construction) is to change out the fixtures. It is a great idea since up and down your street you can probably guess that everyone has the exact same stuff that [...]

Friday, February 23rd, 2007

DIY Fences

I’ve mentioned before that we had friends help installing flooring and also had them help with other diy projects around the house. We have a handful of friends on our street and have talked about them helping us put up a fence when the time comes. I love having friends available to help. If we [...]

Thursday, February 22nd, 2007

Property Management Software

I’ve been thinking of a way to keep better track of our rental – especially since we will most likely rent this house out when we leave. I’ve read that we need to use a separate bank account for each rental which we already do. I will have to think of what to do with [...]

Thursday, February 22nd, 2007

Another One Down

The payment for my DH’s credit card has cleared and it has a zero balance. That will be the last time we ever use a tax return (or any other large amount of money) to pay it off. He was carrying the card in his wallet but took it out and put it in his [...]

Thursday, February 22nd, 2007

DIY Home Upgrades

There is a new show on DIY called Sweat Equity. I’ve recorded a couple of the shows and love what they are doing. The show is about a couple who wants to up the equity in their home by upgrading some part of the home. A realtor is brought in at the beginning of the [...]

Saturday, February 17th, 2007


Let’s get back to talking about PayPerPost for a minute ~ or rather, the money made by being a Postie and including sponsored blog posts with my writing. I have been actively involved with PayPerPost since the end of October 2006. To join PPP, your blog must be 90 days old and you must regularly [...]

Friday, February 16th, 2007

What Is A Good Decision?

I talked to my baby brother earlier this week and he shared his purchase of a new vehicle for his family. They had a car that suited them – it was two door and he and his wife have two children. My sister in law stays home with the kids and one is in school. [...]

Friday, February 16th, 2007