July 25, 2012

Painted the Nursery

With help from visiting family, we finally painted the nursery in anticipation of the birth of our baby in September. My wife had been highlighting that we were not on track to be ready and needed to make some progress...
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July 3, 2012

Cost of Convenience

I'm on an unplanned trip to China for work with 12 hours notice to get on a plane. Its been a mad dash to make travel arrangements and given there has been no time to prepare Ive been been paying...
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April 30, 2012

Best Kitchen Time Savings Technique

I have found one very powerful time savings technique that has really paid off for us more than any other in terms of saving us time in the kitchen and still being about to eat really well with our busy...
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April 16, 2012

Outsourcing to Balance Time

I've posted multiple times about how time poor we feel. My wife and I have struggled with finding a balance with our responsibilities and my guess is many working families struggle with this. I feel its likely a particular challenge...
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November 9, 2010

Outsourcing More Home Painting

After getting my home office and our foyer painted, the next project to get our relatively new home the way we want was to make some changes to our master bathroom. The color scheme and decor was not something that...
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September 15, 2010

Group Buying Good For Outsourcing?

I currently subscribe to daily deals from group-buying sites Groupon, Living Social, and Twongo. All these companies typically offer one deal per day from a local retailer in major areas, sometimes with the deal getting better the more people that...
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September 7, 2010

Reaching The Saturation Point with Parenthood

I have always been a firm believer of "insourcing". If I can actually do the work myself then I'd rather pay myself to do the work and save the money. I attribute a significant part of our success at growing...
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December 19, 2009

Using The Automatic Shower Cleaner To Save Time

My wife and I have struggled this year keeping up with the maintenance of the larger home we purchased at the end of last year. We have continued to look for ways to keep up with the cleaning and maintenance...
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November 23, 2009

iRobot Roomba 530 Review - Is It Worth The Investment?

A couple weeks ago I came across an online deal to buy an iRobot Roomba 530 for $125.99 (including shipping). I hadn't really given serious consideration to purchasing one, but these retail for typically ~$299 so I started contemplating...
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