Shelter in Place Date Night

What’s better than date night? Date night in your own home! Remember, we “get to” stay home so let’s make the most of it! With all the stress that comes with the uncertainty of what we’re facing, there’s nothing better than a good date night with your spouse or significant other to calm anxieties and have some fun! On today’s blog, I’m sharing 10 “Shelter in Place” Date night ideas!

Staying in for date night can be just as fun as going out!

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Buyer Challenges: Our Story

It always surprises me to hear someone say that they believe buying a home is never going to happen for them. They usually believe this because:

  1. They have horrible credit
  2. They don’t have a down payment

What if I told you that building/ repairing your credit isn’t as hard as you might think?…& that there are down payment assistance programs that will help fund your down payment? 

Let’s use myself as an example. It wasn’t an easy road to homeownership for Marc & I.  We were faced with both these issues!

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JAMS Kitchen Design

Do you dream of a new kitchen, only to get discouraged because you think the cost will be outrageous?  According to Home Advisor, the national average is roughly $22k.  
What if I told you that we spent less than $12k on this kitchen?  Granted we saved HUGE $$$ on labor. But if we can do it… you can do it too!

You have the knowledge right at your fingertips. Google and YouTube was our best friend in learning how to put things together. The rest was trial & error.

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Fun in the snow!

It’s become a norm for us to plan a weekend getaway of some sort for Abby’s birthday instead of planning a party.  Ok, ok, it’s technically for all our birthdays.  But we always give Abby the choice… party or getaway?  And she always chooses the getaway!

She’s definitely our baby, ’cause her dad & I love to getaway every chance we get!  But we still don’t skimp on celebrating her birthday.  Continue reading “Fun in the snow!”

Pumpkin Patch, Jack-O-Lanterns & Trick-or-Treating!

Saturday turned out to be the perfect day for the pumpkin patch…  It was our first time going to Maris Farms and it definitely won’t be our last!  Abby had a blast fishing for trout, petting the animals, watching the duck & piggy races, roller racers, zipline, jumping pillow, tug o-war, corn maze, and the giant slide!  My BIG KID even had a blast in Destruction Zone on the paintball safari ride & the corn shooter!

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