Category Archives: Own My Own Home

Things That Scare Me

The things that usually scare me include: Pastry goods at gas stations.  Those nutrition facts are terrifying! Horror movies with story lines involving the church.  (Read: The Exorcist.  Just awful.) Giving blood.  Nope.  Sign me up for ANY other charitable … Continue reading

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No One Is Going to Do It For You

Big news on the suburban front!  After months upon months of house condo hunting, the headache of securing financing and scraping together the last little bits of a downpayment,  I am the proud owner of my first lil’ home.  Fi. Nal. … Continue reading

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Chia Seeds, Hot Cheetos, and Takis

This week has been full of discoveries. First of all, chia seeds are the shizz.  After months of following Kath Eats and drooling over her oatmeal concoctions, I wondered why my oats never looked that delicious.  I use mashed banana … Continue reading

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Bull By the Horns…or Something Like That

After whats seems like a 18 straight months of the the what-if game (What if I move in with a friend/rando on Craigslist/rent a studio?  What if I live in the city/burbs?  What if I bought a place?), I stopped … Continue reading

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Napkin Math

Time for some napkin math. For the past 2 years, 5 months and 15 days, I have commuted into the city from the ‘burbs. My commute–counting the time I leave my parents’ house to the time I walk into work–is … Continue reading

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