Is your heat/cooling pump making you sick?

If they are poorly maintained, heat/cooling pumps will become incubators for bacteria which can make your entire family sick. Individuals suffering from asthma are especially at risk. Most homeowners don't know this, but it is recommended that heat/cooling pumps be cleaned once a year. Most manufacturers' manual does talk about the importance of cleaning and maintaining heat/cooling pumps, but... Continue Reading →


Decluttering is good for the mind

We moved into our home almost a year ago and we still have many boxes in storage that we need to go through. Our shelves are already overflowing, our drawers are packed and the closets are bursting at the seams. Both my husband and I felt anxious and frustrated about our lack of progress and... Continue Reading →

Life is a series of transitions

Life is a series of moments, a series of transitions. It can sometimes feel like an emotional roller coaster especially when these changes are all happening at once or in a small amount of time. April 2017 - Renters to Homeowners  Buying our first home was a monumental step, one that is still feeling a... Continue Reading →

Going on vacation? How to prevent home burglaries

A recent report from the FBI says that 90% of home burglaries can be prevented. Thinking ahead before you go on vacation can help stop burglars from targeting your home while you're away. Here are some easy tips that can help reduce the risk of burglaries: Automatic Lights You can purchase a timer for your... Continue Reading →

Dreaming of a tiny house?

I love watching television about tiny houses. I especially love the space saving ideas. In another lifetime, I would have loved to live in a tiny house. Unfortunately, I don't see it as possible with a family of 5 and disabilities. The tiny house movement is growing but has with anything new not everyone is... Continue Reading →

Our First Home – Moving Day

Looking back, today was a good day. No, today was a great day. Today was a day we started a new chapter in our lives. It didn't go as smoothly as we would have liked. Nothing ever does. The movers showed up late, drank on the job, broke furniture and refused to go back for... Continue Reading →

Home Buyer Plan – Skip the confusion

I've decided to write about my experience with the home buyers plan in the hopes to give additional information to anyone who will soon be requesting their retirement plan to transfer into a home buyers plan and hopefully cut some of the confusion out of the process. First thing that should be told is that... Continue Reading →

2017 – The year of Milestones

I know that many are saying that the year 2016 was the worst ever. Although it was an extremely tough year indeed, I personally have to say it was also a very good year. A year ago, everything was different and now I look back and I realize that we can achieve a lot more... Continue Reading →

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