Posts Tagged 'PODS'

Almost moved in…

I haven’t posted in a while, since we’ve been packing up and moving, but I promise I’ll get to the kitchen counter tile soon! It turned out wonderfully.

I’ll have to post in future about our experience of moving with a “PODS” (portable on-demand storage) container. Word to the wise: make sure you keep the spare set of keys to your padlocks in a safe place. I made the mistake of putting the keys AND the spares on the same key ring–which we now cannot find (went missing yesterday). Since we can keep the POD until August 3, we’re not at the panic stage yet, but I’m not exactly the type to sit around and wait for something to happen, so tomorrow will be “Treasure Hunt Day” for the whole family until those keys turn up!!!

Off to rest before we dig for gold…


About the Queen…

Amanda Livenwell is the pen name of a stay-at-home mom who shares the adventure of living large on one income in, yes, a double-wide trailer! Join our family as we say goodbye to suburbia, trim down, and start saving to build our own home. We're going to talk about doing it yourself, living beautifully on less, making do or doing without, and counting it all joy in the process. We'll cover prep-work and painting, refacing kitchen cabinets, flooring on the cheap, tiling over laminate, upholstering furniture, and just rolling up our sleeves in general. If you love home improvement, this is the place for you. Let's get cracking!

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What Inspires Me Most!

"She seeks wool and flax, and willingly works with her hands. She girds herself with strength, and strengthens her arms. She perceives that her merchandise is good, and her lamp does not go out by night. She stretches out her hands to the distaff, and her hand holds the spindle. She watches over the ways of her household, and does not eat the bread of idleness." ~ Proverbs 31:13, 17-19, 27

"Do you see a man who excels in his work? He will stand before kings;he will not stand before unknown men." ~ Proverbs 22:29

"The soul of a lazy man desires, and has nothing; but the soul of the diligent shall be made rich." ~ Proverbs 13:4

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