I finished my mega-cooking for the month of September in preparation for the renovation. Hubby thought he would not have to do any dishes all month. I had to enlighten him that there would be plastic storage containers and pots from side dishes that needed doing. And that we would need a bucket to put in the basement sink to wash dishes. The basement sink is disgusting. It is a cheap one and will no longer come clean.
So...the meals made?
Spagheti Sauce (2 meals,
The kitchen renovation is looming large. DH and I rearranged the dining room to make room for the fridge and stove. DH thinks he can just switch the stove outlet around to the dining room for the duration. Hmm... I am hoping the microwave and fridge won't blow the circuit in the dining room.
Me? I'm busy planning freezer meals to make things a lot easier. Also some crockpot meals. Next week is my last week to fill the freezer with meals for the renovation. It will be a frenzy.
Financial crisis averted. The second opinion on the dental work revealed it was mostly cosmetic and only one area needed a watch on it. Dentist said to come back and see him in 6 months.
Financial planner is great! Can't go into details because we signed a confidentiality agreement, but I can say she is worth every penny. She is helping us unearth and deal with things that need serious consideration prior to retirement.
I also decided to look at my medication this
We signed the dotted line for the kitchen cabinets and countertop. Total cost will be about $9000, half of which we already put down in a deposit. We also bought a dishwasher and range hood, for $1100. Now all we need to do is buy the backsplash tile and decide on the flooring. August will be an expensive month!
On top of that we received a dental treatment plan for myself for $6500!!! I about fainted. Insurance will only cover $2500. I am looking for a second opinion from
Sorry for the long absence everyone. I had a slight problem with my heart over the winter months and now sport a brand new piece of equipment called a pacemaker. I feel much better now. However other areas in my life have suffered.
What are we up to these days?
We have embarked on a kitchen renovation. Contractor is signed up to come mid-August to start ripping things out. I am packing up dining room stuff to make room for kitchen stuff as it is our makeshift kitchen