Category Archive: Life

Aug 28

Taking a Break

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Hi friends! Taking a break from your regularly scheduled programing because we’re on vacation at my folks place in Maine. We’ve been resting, relaxing and spending lots of time with family and friends. Tonight my grandparents are coming over and we’re going to grill some steaks and pork chops (I’ll be eating chicken of course). …

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Jul 31

Why we didn’t buy our “dream” home

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This weekend Eric and I almost put in a bid on a multi-family home in the suburbs. Everything about the house was perfect. It was a two-unit home with a two-bedroom apartment on the bottom level and a three-bedroom unit on the top. The outside of the house was in great shape (newer siding and …

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Jul 28

Healthcare is expensive, ask for what you want!

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Healthcare in this country is so freaking expensive! Whether you have insurance or not, I’m sure you know how ridiculously expensive it is to be treated in the Emergency room. So in this post, I hope I can empower you to advocate for the care that you need, want and deserve. I’m not saying you …

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Jul 07

Laughter is the best medicine

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I’ve you’re a regular reader you may have noticed I’ve been pretty quiet lately. I’ve had a few great guest posts from fellow bloggers, but just haven’t had the energy to put together a post of my own. Long story, short, we took our cat Liam to the vet a few weeks ago and got …

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Jun 11

Renal Failure in Cats: Losing Patty

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Last week was a very difficult week in our household. On Sunday we noticed that Patrick, our 12 year old Himalayan cat, better known as “Patty the fat cat”, wasn’t acting right. He was laying in strange spots (in the bathroom on the mat, under the bed etc.) where he never sleeps and secluding himself. …

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