Sometimes You Just Know

Sometimes You Just Know

Finding the right family home felt almost impossible.  We started looking last May and let’s just say we kissed a lot of frogs.  Looking for houses on-line reminds me of dating – everyone presents themselves in the best possible light, flaws fully airbrushed.  If your mind works like mine, you can’t help but picture yourself in that master bedroom, or your table in that backyard.  Then when you meet in […]

Moving In

Moving In

We recently moved in to our new house. I have to admit it looks a lot better with all of our stuff in it. I think even my sister is warming up to it. We will probably start construction during the summer and when it is done it will look so much better. I have tried to customize it as much as I can to make it look like it’s […]

Help Long Beach Win Energy Benchmarking Challenge

Help Long Beach Win Energy Benchmarking Challenge

Long Beach has entered into a challenge with several other California cities to track household energy usage.  The organizers have turned tracking energy into a game, awarding points for just entering the data from your electric and gas bills each month.  You can earn points for reducing your usage over time and for using less energy than a typical household.  Green actions earn you points, too.  So if you live […]