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Itching to move? Try this first

by Karen on March 28, 2012

Tony and I are spending spring break painting, reorganizing, and assembling IKEA furniture (yikes!). I can’t wait to share our progress with you. In the meantime, I’m sharing a post from the archives that was originally published in July 2009. If you’re feeling the itch to move, try these tips to make your old place […]

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photo by mtmiller I think I hate moving more than anything else. It’s expensive, stressful, and exhausting. But since we’re renters, we’re always tempted to look for something better when it’s time to renew our lease. We don’t love our apartment. It’s comfortable, but the building is old. It costs a fortune to heat and […]

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10 tips for happy renting

by Karen on August 21, 2008

As a happy renter, I’m continually amazed at the fact that people are in such a hurry to become homeowners. Don’t get me wrong, I plan to be a homeowner someday. But right now, I’m enjoying the freedom of renting. When our air conditioner broke at the beginning of the summer and the maintenance man […]

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