BEST YEAR EVER!! Since moving to Waterloo, Halloween has taken on some new traditions at our house. While we don’t have any kids of our own and our neighbourhood is a little too downtown for suburb-level trick-or-treater traffic, I’ve found that a little marketing really does pay off. Year one, we bought and carved a pumpkin. Sat back and waited. Results: 0 kids! Year two, I put up our awesome porch decorations and carved our pumpkin on October 31st and… Read more »

Our porch update is one step closer to being done-like-dinner! After stripping out the carpet, painting the walls, ceiling, and floor, I started hunting for a storage solution to help take us from this to this: The kicker? It had to cost zero dollars. While I believe that good storage is worth spending a little money on, right now we are in a super financial crunch as Jeff prepares to head back to school in September and we save for… Read more »