The Used Furniture Project- Part 1

This post is the first in a series about used furniture and how I’m planning to furnish our new home.   When we moved from WA to CO, we donated or sold off most of our furniture. Our couch was tired and uncomfortable, the dining room table was smaller than we...

HOA- Yay or Nay?

An HOA. What is it? Do you need one? Are they worth it? What does it cost? So many questions about HOA’s come up when searching for a new home, particularly if you haven’t ever dealt with one before. What is an HOA? HOA stands for Home Owner’s...

We bought a new house! What now?

We bought a new house! Well, ok, we put an offer on a house and it was accepted. Not the same as buying a new house, but still. I’m excited! If you haven’t bought a house before, here’s what to expect from the process: Earnest Money I dropped off a...

A simple search for a new home

      If you read Monday’s post, you know the 4 things we did to get started on our search. Now, it’s time for the fun part: the actual search for our new home. Since we already have a realtor and have a list of the basic features our new home must have,...

4 Things To Do Before Buying a Home in a New Place

      The hubs, SJ, and I recently moved from the Seattle area to Colorado Springs, CO. We met and lived in Boulder previously, and always knew we wanted to come back to Colorado at some point, so when SJ decided his job wasn’t working for him anymore, and I decided I...

First Post Ever! Welcome to That House Life

Hi! I’m so excited you are here. This is my first post on That House Life, and I’m nervous and scared and anxiously happy all at the same time. It’s kind of exhausting, but I’m dealing with it. The real content of my blog will start publishing...