Archive for the 'Shopping Stories' Category

Our First New Couch

Monday, September 7th, 2020

In 20 years of marriage, the Webmaster and I have never bought a new couch.  Our first one was bought secondhand from someone my mother knew, who was downsizing a room.  Our second couch came from my aunt and uncle when they replaced their living room set.  Our third couch (which we needed to replace) […]

Old Van, New Van

Thursday, August 27th, 2020

Well, we finally did it!  We finally found and bought a new-to-us minivan!  We traded in our Honda Odyssey yesterday, since it needs a new transmission and it was just easier to let the dealership take it. Easier for us, anyway.  For Tad, not so much. We had owned this minivan since just before Tad’s […]

Romance Isn’t Dead, It Got A Shot

Monday, August 24th, 2020

It’s nice when the Webmaster and I are able to get away, leave the boys with my parents, and… go to Costco to get our flu shots done. That wasn’t really the reason they watched the boys for us on Saturday.  We actually went to a few different places and test drove some minivans.  So […]

Car Shopping Is My Least Favorite Kind Of Shopping

Tuesday, August 18th, 2020

Well, it’s official… We need a new minivan. Our loyal Honda Odyssey, which is 20 years old, needs a new transmission.  And that costs more than the car is currently worth.  Which means it would really be smarter to just get a new minivan. Easier said than done, because there really are only two reliable […]