Monthly Archives: February 2011

Mortgage Payoff Progress For February With Chart

In February of 2010 my wife and I purchased our very first home.  We have a conventional 15-year mortgage and our plan is to pay it off in less than 10 years.  Our stretch goal is to pay it off … Continue reading

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How We Found Our House

Three years ago, right before the birth of our third child, my wife and I started looking for a new house.  After two years of saving, searching, and praying, last February, we purchased our new house.  We love the house … Continue reading

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My First Raised Bed Garden – The Build

Over the past few weeks I have been gathering supplies in preparation for building my first raised bed garden.  The weather has been unusually cold this winter, so I was very pleased when I woke up this morning and it … Continue reading

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How To Stock A Pantry

With grocery prices on the rise and the recent spate of bad weather, I have been busy stocking our pantry with nonperishable foods and household items.  Here’s how I stock out pantry and ensure that goods are in-date and readily … Continue reading

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