Tagged: The Castle House

Quick Thoughts. 0

Quick Thoughts.

I can’t remember if I wrote about this or not, but we’re here at this house for the long haul. Not only can we never afford to move again, the stress of moving is awful, and we need to stay here until we pay off all of our debt. So we can move in maybe four years, if we wanted to. Which means I’d better get used to living here, right? The good news is I am quite in love with...

Lacking. 0

Lacking.

I’m having such a hard time adjusting to living here. We live downtown in a town of about 30,000 people. There are always people walking around outside on my street. No privacy. People here aren’t nearly as friendly as the last community we lived in, which is a little more than an hour away. It’s so noisy. My neighbors talk and yell all night long. They have barking dogs that are louder than my own barking dogs, and the most annoying...

Cheeky Little Bugger. 0

Cheeky Little Bugger.

Yesterday Tyler was in the kitchen buttering a biscuit that I’d just taken out of the oven. I’d gone upstairs to nurse Henry in bed, because Henry prefers to only nurse snuggled under the covers. According to Tyler he saw something out of the corner of his eye and glanced over to see one of the biscuits on the back of the pan lift up and fall back down. The pan was pushed up against the back of the stove, under...

Lost two homes & a grandma, then gained a castle. 0

Lost two homes & a grandma, then gained a castle.

Where did I leave off? We spent days cleaning up my grandma’s old house and moving things in there, trying to get it ready to be livable. It was completely Grandma’s idea, of course. It still had some piles of stuff, but it wasn’t too bad. It was clean enough that we could stay there and be ok! My grandma had been helping, she was in charge since they were her things. She kept telling us how happy she was that...