Sunday, April 12, 2009

oh the joys of homeownership!

everyone should know there are lots of things to think about when deciding if you are ready to buy a home or should continue to rent. 

i spent all my precious "free time" or non- work time this weekend on one of these:


now that Justin and I are proud "homebuyers", we are learning to take care of this place that is supposedly an investment in our future. it has been an interesting journey so far. only a month after we moved in we had plumbing problems, and we had to learn how to figure out what is wrong, who to call and how expensive it all is! we have been researching and praying through what updates (that we can afford) will bring back the most worth to our home. it makes you grow up quickly, that is for sure!

but it is spring. and in spring things come back to life. with life comes growth. so what we have is lots and lots of growth in our yard. so this weekend we began to tackle the problem. can you tell?  

the people who lived here before us apparently really liked gardening. so they planted stuff everywhere... i mean everywhere. we have random junk popping up all over our yard, in the most random places. we spent most of the last two days digging up these bulb things that look like onions on the bottom. they are in the front, back and side yard. here is a pic of the side yard and my darling hubby working hard at digging up those onion things. 

All in all, I am just glad we are learning how to be adults and get the job done. It was a productive weekend, and I guess it was better than taking an afternoon nap?? The jury is still out on that...

1 comment:

  1. Homeownership may have many ups and downs, but that doesn’t make it any less great. Of course, there are many things to think about when weighing the option between renting or buying homes, as both have their own advantages and disadvantages. Renting is a good choice for those who doesn’t like taking care of repairs and renovation, and likes to move around from time to time, whereas homeownership is perfect for those who are looking for a permanent place to settle in. I’m glad you’ve found the perfect place for that matter. Cheers!

    Justin Garrett @ Buzz Homes