Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, our version of “winter” was some rain, a few grey skies, and some 40 degree temperatures. If you lived in the city of San Francisco, you got tons of bone chilling fog. That being said, when I decided to move to Minneapolis, I knew I knew NOTHING … More 5 Things I Didn’t Know about Winter Until I Moved to Minnesota
This will be my first Christmas away from my immediate family. And to be honest, I hadn’t experienced any home sickness until last night. When I FaceTimed my parents and saw the Christmas decorations up in their house, my mom prepping the soups for Christmas Eve, and seeing their dog Nikko trying to find scraps … More Merry Christmas 🎄 Everyone!
When I chose move to Minnesota, I openly admitted to people it sounded crazy. I’ve been to Minnesota many times to visit family, but I’ve never lived here. And I recognized early on that “visiting in winter,” is VERY different than living here during Winter. Which, coincidentally, can last until May. 😳 Today is November … More I Am Capable & I Am Home
So I moved to Minnesota 10 days ago. In the last 10 days I’ve done the following: Bought a car (Subaru Forrester) Put my belongings in storage House hunted and…… Bought a house. OMG I BOUGHT A HOUSE IN MINNESOTA!!!! Needless to say I’ve been busy. If you haven’t received s personal … More So you moved to Minnesota
On Saturday, August 25th, I accepted an offer to buy my condo. Today (August 30th), the buyers backed out of the purchase. Needless to say I’m sad, disappointed, and want to cry. Real Estate is a giant Roller Coaster Ride. Sometimes it means saying to yourself “Hang on to your hats and glasses kids, ‘cuz … More The Roller Coaster Ride of Real Estate
Yesterday, I stopped by my apartment to leave a check for the stager. (Did I tell you I’m moving?) As I walked through my empty apartment looking for stray items left behind, I began to grieve a little. The full impact of my decision to move became suddenly real. My apartment was empty, the walls and … More The Last Chapter
Hi Everyone & thanks for joining me on this adventure! Welcome to Adventures With A Pitbull. This is my personal blog documenting my newest and most epic adventure…moving to Minneapolis 2 months before winter. YIKES! The road in front of me is full of unknowns, and most likely many funny stories. I’m taking with me the … More The Journey Begins