Been a Long Ride

SETTLING It has been a hectic few weeks in our household. We have been closing on a house, packing, moving and trying to get settled in to the new house.

We are no where near settled in yet, but we are getting there. The garage woodshop in the old house is now in the unfinished basement of the new and starting to take some shape. The new garage feels small and so, we are trying to fit a few tool boxes, some storage cabinetry and lawn equipment in it along with two vehicles. One of the workbenches would not go downstairs, so it’s taking up some space there too.

Money has nearly run out and we’re trying to be creative with how we spend it. We have upcoming expenses that we know will take some priority: AJ spaying next week and while mowing, I noticed we need to work on the turf and drainage issues in the yard. Even though we do have some cash, I’m desperately trying to hang on to some of it to pay off that one loan we wanted to pay off. I’ll focus on that in May to make sure we don’t have any type of emergency. In the meantime, we have had several friends volunteer to help do things around the house and one family even gave us their freezer.

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