On a sweltering July morning at the office in a two-story building, with a gray-plum exterior that scans as brick, 20 miles northwest of Newark, a dry-erase board counts down the days until Election Day. With five congressional seats in play, New Jersey could determine whether or not the Democrats win back the House of Representatives. Sherrill has the sort of personality, biography and politics that make her a serious contender in the 11th district. Polls consistently bear out the political truism that the party not in the White House has better odds during the midterms because of an enthusiasm gap among voters.
We sold our house and moved into an apartment one month ago. We were aiming to simplify our lives while saving time and money.
A month in and things are going well.
The Good and the Bad I find myself missing something unexpected about living in our house — the sound of rain falling on the roof. That sound is so soothing and always felt happy to me. The 15 minute drive to work has been fantastic.
That is a huge savings in time Moving to a new house money. The maintenance aspect of apartment living has been great too. We had the pest control come by once to take care of some ants. We just had a few meandering about, but since pest control is included we took advantage of it.
Apparently the outside unit was running all the time, even when our inside unit was off.
They ended up replacing the outside unit with a more efficient model. The air conditioner was something we always worried about in the house. Here in our apartment it was done at no extra cost to us. Eating Out The first couple of weeks we were eating out a lot as we got settled in.
The cost of dining out can really add up quickly, so we are paying attention to that. Now we are back in the groove of cooking meals.
It was really nice to get back to home cooking, those few weeks of eating out got old, and I was really craving some home cooking. Unpacking We managed to get most of our boxes unpacked in the first week.
We had about five boxes that took a little longer. The lack of storage is noticeable as we try to make all our stuff fit.
We purged a ton of stuff before we moved, but we still ended up getting rid of even more stuff as we unpacked.
We ended up buying some plastic storage drawers to put in our closet. We also bought a tall skinny bookcase which we put in our bedroom. Now we are down to one box of stuff that need a home.
It is full of kid type stuff.
Things like puzzles, flash cards, and coloring books. We hoped to put some of that stuff in the bookcase, but we ran out of space. One is a subwoofer that went with the speakers that we sold with the house.
The speakers were mounted to the walls and the buyer asked to buy them. The last items is some old amps from a car stereo I had several cars ago.First thing: Change the locks.
You bought the house and circled “moving day” on the calendar. Before you get settled in, there are five things you need to do to your new home immediately. Have you been living in CHAOS? FlyLady is here to help you get your home organized!
She teaches you to eliminate your clutter and establish simple routines for getting your home clean! Learn about position, velocity, and acceleration graphs. Move the little man back and forth with the mouse and plot his motion. Set the position, velocity, or acceleration and let .
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Moving into a new house is a huge undertaking. While it should be a source of excitement and celebration, it also has the potential to be stressful and overwhelming. While it should be a source of excitement and celebration, it also has the potential to be stressful and overwhelming. The House GOP unveiled its massive tax-reform bill on Thursday.
Some features proposed: a new top tax rate, new tax brackets, a lower corporate rate, and a compromise on the state and local tax.