Category Archives: Cutting Back

Selling a House is Fun to Do

We missed the self-imposed deadline for listing our house by about 30 days…in fact we still haven’t officially listed it. The problem is that I want it to be perfect before we open it up to showings, but I’m slowly … Continue reading

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On Gaining

I weighed 20 pounds more than I wanted to when I became pregnant with Hutchy. And then during my pregnancy I gained 60 pounds. SIXTY POUNDS. The enormity of that statement is not lost on me. It was so easy, … Continue reading

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At what point in life can I rationalise a maid?

Something Poor Kyle and I have been discussing a lot lately is when can we hire a maid. Seriously, though. WHEN CAN WE HIRE A MAID? I guess the all-caps make it look like our situation is dire here, like … Continue reading

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Two questions.

You know when you are driving down the highway and the speed limit suddenly changes from 80 to 100 (kilometres per hour, of course) and you are annoyed because the car in front of you doesn’t accelerate near as quickly … Continue reading

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