May 2010

One benefit of the housing bust is that homebuyers have turned away from “bigger is always better”.  I can’t wait to see this trend on house hunters. This article from Lew Sichelman analyzes a recent homebuyer survey by Avid Ratings of over 22,000 respondents.  It is useful to builders and architects as they plan for […]

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Raining Indoors

by Kay Lynn

During a leisurely Sunday breakfast a couple of months ago Mr. Boomer pointed out a weird spot on the ceiling. Was last year’s paint job going bad?  Then we remembered the heavy rain the night before. The Problem A quick trip up the ladder (vaulted ceiling) confirmed it was wet.  We’ve had a lot of rainstorms […]

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Tueday Tidbits

by Kay Lynn

This is just a quick post to share these giveaways with you.  Most of them end Friday so don’t forget to enter.  Oh, and it’s my daughter-in-law’s birthday today.  Happy Birthday, Chanel! Giveaways Do you want an iPhone?  Enter this drawing hosted by Garage Sales Tracker in honor of their new app. Enter daily by June […]

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This is part four in a series on Internet Savings. Previous articles included an overview, freebies and deal blogs. A year ago I had no idea there were so many things being given away on the Internet.  If you read this blog regularly you know I share personal finance blog giveaways with you frequently.  But there […]

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 Baseball was my dad’s favorite sport and as such he introduced it to us kids at a young age.  In addition to watching, Dad umpired for Little League games.  So I grew to love baseball too. Our local team, the San Diego Padres, are leading their division and league as I write this post.  The […]

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