Save My House
Next weekend, I am going to have a garage sale. My kids love garage sales, but I don't do them a lot. I have never had one since we moved into this house three years ago. I thought about it a while back - my garage seems to be getting cluttered with "stuff" and I would like to reclaim the space. But...this garage sale is not … [Read more...] about Come to My Garage Sale!
Yesterday was an extraordinary for me - a very bad day that taught me some very good things. I was devastated to learn that the short sale I have worked on since January - Chase Bank is a tough group to deal with - is being cancelled by the Buyer. I am not sure which was harder to take - the fact that all that work seems to … [Read more...] about A Time for Heroes and Champions
Pride is a powerful thing. It has been my motivation in tough times, but I now realize it has also been my worst enemy. Many events and achievements in my life have brought me great pride. Certainly my kids make me enormously proud. The fact that I am the first person in my family to graduate from college is a source of … [Read more...] about The Pride Thing
OK, just to warn anyone who might be reading this blog, there are going to be a lot of postings...a LOT! Why, because I am a single mom with neither a hubby nor a shrink to consult with. My therapy is this blog. And on a day like this, I need two sessions. I am usually a pretty upbeat person, but some days, here lately, I cry … [Read more...] about The Food Thing
A few months ago, with my reserve funds depleted and a tough real estate market ahead, my financial situation was becoming dire. With tough times ahead, I took a hard look at my financial situation and started to prioritize. Sounds logical doesn't it? Actually, there have been a lot of tears and much lost sleep as I waded … [Read more...] about My Do-It-Yourself Loan Modification – Yeah, They Work!