Thursday, February 17, 2011

Apparently I Post in Twos

You can just call me the Noah of the blogosphere!  Whenever I finish a blog post, I always find I have more to say.  A lot of people have been asking me about our new home lately.  I'm against posting pictures of my home on Facebook.  It is a privacy thing.  Although, if people are in pictures in my house, that is a different situation.  But I will describe our home for you.  Here goes.

We live in a lovely townhome community.  It is a well-established, peaceful neighborhood complete with a lot of walking trails and a park nearby.  There is also a large community pool and a few satellite pools.  We actually live right across from one of the smaller satellite pools.  There is also a playground right across from our house.  Yoshi and I have tried it out.  It is very fun!  There are also tennis courts throughout the neighborhood.  I feel like our neighborhood is very safe.  We life within walking distance of a few schools.  We also live close to a couple of grocery stores, several restaurants, and an awesome fitness center.  We also have pretty good access to I-10 and the Sam Houston Tollway.  A prime location if you ask me!

As for our actual abode, it is a two-story townhome.  There are three bedrooms.  Why we have three bedrooms, I will never know, but it seemed like a good idea at the time.  The bedrooms are all upstairs along with the master bath and another bathroom.  The upstairs is all carpet except for the bathrooms which are tiled.  The master bath also has a nice vanity area.  We have a huge walk-in closet! 

The downstairs is pretty cool too.  We have a big window in our living room with a good view of the pool.  The whole downstairs has wood flooring.  (Well, close to wood anyways.)  There is a living area, a dining room, a kitchen, and a half bath.  We are using the dining room more as an office space.  The kitchen has a nice little breakfast nook where we have a table and chairs that we rarely use!  We are big sitting on the couch diners.  We did invest in some TV trays.  The kitchen fridge is new!  The oven, stove, and microwave are not.  None of them are digital.  I did not know that there was such a thing as a non-digital microwave outside of a dorm room.  But it works!  Also, did I mention that or washer and dryer are in our kitchen?  Right there...across from the pantry.  No doors to hide them...they are just there.  The ultimate haven for a housewife...I can cook dinner and wash laundry at the same time.  (Haven might be a strong word.)  (Cooking anything might be a stretch...)

Anyways...that's our house!  Our very own place!  Oh yeah...there is also a tiny backyard for Yoshi to do his business in.  The carport is right behind the backyard.  I have already become well acquainted with the carport poles...Overall, I love our new place!  Please feel free to stop by if you are in the area.  We have two extra rooms, might as well use them!

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

A Bit of an Update

It has been awhile since my last post.  Mostly this is due to our lives being rather uneventful.  We are really boring.

Anyway, Lee is still plugging away at his job.  He is currently working on his own project.  He feels a little overwhelmed at times, but he is learning a lot.  He also recently hosted a LAN party at our house.  He tells me that it was a huge success.  

Yoshi has been a little sick lately.  He is having some stomach issues.  I never thought that I would need to wipe my dog's behind, but apparently that is what it has come to.  I think I have cleaned poop off of every surface in my home.  Seriously.  The walls, the floor, the carpet, myself, the couch, my shoe, Lee, the is a mess.  Hopefully it will all be over soon.  He doesn't have any parasites.  I think he just has a sensitive stomach.  I wonder if I could get him to drink some of my tea?  On the upside, we did find a vet that we really liked!

I recently got a job!  I haven't officially started yet, but it should be any day now.  I am now the second assistant manager at Yankee Candle Company.  I am really excited!  I really enjoyed my other retail adventures.  So, if you need any candle or home fragrance advice in the future, I am your girl!  

As far as my grad school application, it is finally complete!  I had to resend my GRE scores, but all is well now!  Hopefully I will hear from UH soon.

Lee and I joined a gym.  We decided that we need to get fit.  It is a really nice place really close to our house.  We have been trying to go a couple of times a week.  I also talked Lee into finally going with me to a yoga class.  It was awesome.  Lee told me that he didn't hate it.  We are going back next week :)

I also bought a book called The NEW! Abs Diet.  I have decided that Lee and I will be attempting this sort of diet plan for a bit.  It is mostly about trying to incorporate certain "superfoods" into your diet and trying to build more muscle.  Hopefully we will see some results.  And hopefully I will not get too many complaints from Lee.  I will let y'all know how it goes.

I also recently hosted a bridal shower for a good friend.  I feel like my fellow hostesses and I did a very good job!  Especially considering that one of our hostesses lives in California and did all of her stuff from afar.  I can't wait for the wedding in a couple of weeks!  Yea!

We celebrated our first Valentine's Day as a married unit.  It was rather successful :)  We went to the Cheesecake Factory and ate way too much food.  

That is what is going on with us.  Not too much.  We pretty much lead rather quiet lives.  We would be perfect superhero alter-egos.  No one would ever suspect us.