I Have Been Staying at My Aunt’s Place

It has not been so bad really. She is really excited to have company and every night she has been cooking me a big home cooked meal. Of course I am going to be here for a couple of weeks at a training seminar for my job and this is sort of a scam to be honest. I set her up as a bed and breakfast and she is charging my boss a bit less than what a hotel would charge them. In fact she has one of those adjustable beds in the room that I am sleeping in. My uncle used it for a few months while he was in and out of the hospital. It is not really a hospital bed, but it is really pretty sweet. I would love to have it when the allergy season comes back for me. Continue reading

Saying Yes to New Leather Furniture

I never thought I could afford leather furniture before, even though I really loved the look of it. I had seen it in a few different houses I had been in, and i knew those homeowners made a lot more money than my husband and myself, so I didn’t even look into it for us. When it was time to buy a new couch, we went to a furniture store that was about an hour away because they had more of a variety. We were also hoping that the prices would be more competitive since there were several other furniture stores in the area.

A salesperson asked us right away what we were looking for, and we explained a couch. When he asked us what kind of material, I said leather, then I laughed. I told him that I was joking, as leather was a bit out of my price range. I am so glad I made that joke though, because he told me that I might be surprised at just how affordable a leather couch is. Continue reading