Category: adventures in homeownership

Lasagna: Do you like yours firm or sloppy?

Lasagna: Do you like yours firm or sloppy?
Yesterday, I was reminded of the biggest disagreement I have with my husband: lasagna. Yep. Lasagna. We may have different opinions about kids, religion, politics, and other food like steak and deep dish (I hate both, he likes both), but we’re able to strike a compromise, a balance, or find a place where we can... Read more »

How to save money on laundry with a drying rack

How to save money on laundry with a drying rack
We have a communal laundry in my condo complex. It’s clean because the janitors are awesome. However, random dryers won’t dry properly, and some washers rather give you sopping wet clothes instead of doing the last spin cycle. Which wouldn’t be as bad if it weren’t SO EXPENSIVE. And they raised prices recently by a... Read more »

Adventures in Homeownership : Rewiring the Bathroom

Guess what? My husband and I own our condo now! Our landlady wanted to sell, and we wanted to buy, and she waited patiently and we rented dutifully until we were finally in a position to buy. Not bad for being 25. First a job, then a masters degree, then a home. But don’t get... Read more »
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