Happy Wednesday! How are you all doing today? We made it to the hump. =)
Today I’m going to talk about my heater. If you recall, I purchased this
Envi heater in October (I think – it might have been September but either way it doesn’t matter because..) I didn’t have the chance to use it till a few weeks ago since it was still rather warm where I am located. =( It also doesn’t help my situation that my house gets direct sun – now that the leaves are off the trees – and really warms up inside during the day. However, now that it’s fall the nights are getting a bit chilly. I think last night was down in the 30’s even though during the day it’ll get up to 65-70. Ok, now that I’ve shared the weather patterns for where I’m located, let’s get back on topic…heaters!
Hello, hello! Welcome back and happy Tuesday my friends! I finally feel like I’m back in the groove after taking almost a week off for Thanksgiving. It’s good to be back to normal. If you know me in person you know I like routines. =)
I’ve mentioned this before on here but in case you forgot (take notes because there may be a test on this…just kidding!) I am part of a Tiny House facebook group. Most of the time they post things about building and materials and supplies such as: “what type of on demand propane hot water do you all have and does it work?” As someone who lives in one (and didn’t actually build it myself) I don’t often contribute to the conversation as it is mainly for those DIY builders, unless it’s a student doing a research project then I try to help out as I know how hard it is to get participants. =)
Hello and welcome back! Did you all have a great Thanksgiving holiday? Mine was good. I was able to go back to the Pacific Northwest and enjoy some time off. While I was gone, I left Blue – the cat – alone for 4 days. He did great with the new litter box. I think this is a solution for all the traveling I seem to be doing lately. =)
So it’s cyber Monday. Did you all get some crazy good deals? I caved the the Insta-pot deal and will have a new kitchen appliance in 2 days. ha! I think that’s pretty good as I’ve been looking for a replacement crockpot for awhile now as I wanted one with a “warm” function since mine is cheap and just goes from hot to hotter. This often means that I come home to mush instead of chicken soup – or whatever I was trying to make. I’ve heard good things about the Insta-pot so I’m hoping it lives up to the expectations as it’s an extremely expensive crockpot if not!
Other than the Insta-pot, which was an item I was looking for anyways, I didn’t do any post Thanksgiving shopping. I just don’t have space or need anything! Last year, I bought a bunch of house supplies/building materials after Thanksgiving to cash in on those deals (I think Home Depot has 10% off purchase or something like that) but now that I’m living in the house I don’t have a need to cave to consumerism. It’s quite a relief actually. So instead of hanging out at the malls last Friday we went for long hike in a state park and then visited a local brew pub. So I guess we did consume but it was local and edible. =)
So what deals did you all score this Thanksgiving?!?!
Hello hello! Happy hump day before turkey day! So that makes it a camel today and turkey day tomorrow. Wonder what animal Friday will be? Maybe it’s deer Friday as it is hunting season (at least where I’m located).
This is a short post to say Happy Thanksgiving and thanks for reading this blog. I hope you have safe travels if you are going somewhere and I hope you enjoy the day! I’ll stop back in Monday with an update. =) Take care!
Hello and happy Tuesday! Is this your last day of the work week??? I’ve got a morning class then I’m done for a bit. Woohoo! So excited to get some much needed rest and recovery. =)
Today’s topic is again on plumbing. The never ending saga, huh? Over the weekend a plumber came out to give me a quote to switch out from the composting toilet (read previous blog posts about my issues with it) to an RV toilet.
Happy Monday of Thanksgiving week! Hope you all have fun plans for the holiday and get a little vacation from work. My weekend kicked off a great week because I PR’d (personal record) in the half marathon that I ran yesterday. Woohoo! Maybe if I actually train for the next one I can do even better. =)
Anyways, I mentioned last week that I purchased something for Blue. I’m sure you all were on the edge of your seats waiting to see what it was….and the big reveal….
Hello, hello! Happy Fri-yay!!! Do you have fun plans for this weekend? I’ve rescheduled the plumber to come out and give a quote for the toilet on Saturday and have other things to do around the house that day then I’m running a half marathon on Sunday. It’ll be a fun weekend and then it’s Thanksgiving week! Woohoo!
Today is going to start a series that I’m thinking to post every Friday. I read/follow a bunch of blogs that have a “things I’m loving Friday” post. They give shout outs to things – big and small that they liked that week. I’m thinking of tweaking it a bit to be about living tiny though. So here goes week #1 of things I’m loving lately about living tiny.
Hello! Happy Hump Daaaaay! You have to say it like the camel in the commercial. We’re almost a week away from Thanksgiving. Who’s excited?!?! I am, that’s for sure. I’ll explain next week why. =)
So this morning was a bit different for me. I slept in! I usually get up at 5:00 am, pack up and head to the gym. However, today – I just wasn’t feeling it. I teach a night class on Tuesdays which goes till 9:30 pm. You can do the math but getting up at 5 am means I usually try to go to bed around 9. I don’t fall asleep but try to at least be in bed around that time. Teaching a night class throws off my whole schedule because I’m awake from teaching and usually don’t go to bed until 10/11:00. I’m sure you were really looking forward to reading about my sleep schedule today but it does lead to my topic of discussion! =)
Hello! Welcome back! Hope you had a great Monday! Mine was productive, which is always a great way to start the week. =)
As promised today is the second part of the composting toilet issue. As I mentioned yesterday the composting toilet, while a good choice for sustainability, is a bit too much maintenance for me at this point since I do have the option to connect to the septic system. When I go off grid in the future this will be the perfect situation.