• The Mixed Emotions of Check Writing

    The day before we closed on our house, I went to the bank to pick up the cashier’s check that included our down payment and any leftover closing costs that the seller wasn’t taking care of (I plan to detail all of our closing costs in a post soon. Those pesky hidden costs!). I went

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  • Ode to a Sweet Season

    I am over-the-moon excited about our new house. The fenced in backyard. The little front porch. The small, house-lined neighborhood. The garage that fits both our cars. The quiet cul-de-sac. The spacious, open floor plan. Love it. But there are a few things I will miss about the our apartment, particularly its location. It is in

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