The home stretch — listing our house

We’re on the home stretch before listing our house. Our house will go on the multi-listing service on March 30. The marketing strategy that the real estate industry puts into selling a house sale is interesting. It’s different from what happened 25 years ago when we last sold a house. At that time, a thorough […]

Retirement Happiness — A Break with a Grand-daughter

This week it’s time for a break from prepping our house for sale to experience the joy of caring for our grand-daughter who is almost 3 years old. It’s March break in Ontario which means that schools, including the Montessori school she attends, are closed. Our son and daughter-in-law have new jobs where time off […]

Staying Sane in the Midst of Change

My husband and I are making and anticipating many changes in our lives as we de-clutter, purge, clean, and organize our house for sale.  Staying sane in the midst of daily decisions sometimes seems a challenge! Preparing a house for sale takes its toll, both physically and mentally.  Should we toss this chair or might […]

Managing Energy While Under Stress

During the past two months my husband and I have been faced with managing energy and staying productive while under stress. As we’ve worked to de-clutter, purge, and prepare our house for sale staying productive day after day has been a challenge. Although we agreed on the plan to sell our house months ago, we found […]