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January 26, 2010

To Drive… or Not to Drive

Filed Under: Zannee’s Tips, Local fun,

Driving in Southern California is nothing less than a hassle.  Some areas of town suffer more than others with consistently heavier traffic making heading out to an off the beaten track bargain spot difficult.

I get it.  But if you want to save money… real money, ya gotta drive.

January 20, 2010

Our Renovation Saga Continues

OMG! The kitchen is just one series of repairs.

The recent dishwasher install meant we had to drill a hole to put in an air intake. This revealed that the wood under the kitchen counter wasn’t wood but was an old Formica counter top (laminate on press board). Further inspection revealed it was rotted away.

January 14, 2010

I’m an Organizing Fool

No doubt I made a fool out of myself at the Container Store yesterday. When I found a solution to an odd cabinet problem found in our 1926 home… I got stupid giddy. The dishwasher install took out my best kitchen drawers and a cabinet. Not one deep drawer left in the kitchen. No place for the dough roller, hand mixer or dish towels.

January 08, 2010

How Charter Cable Messed Up and T- Mobil Saved the Day

Setting up a new home isn’t easy. Especially if you run a business out of your home.
Our internet server in both locations is Charter Cable.  We ordered new service at the new house to start on the 11th and keep our old connection open through the end of January at our old house. Essentially two accounts open at the same time for a two week period.

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