Sweat Equity

When I purchased my home last October, I knew it needed a little work. Some of the work was REALLY IMPORTANT to the structural integrity of the home (e.g. the new roof and gutters). Other parts have been purely to put my own stamp on my house (new kitchen updates galore). At the end of … More Sweat Equity

5 Things I Didn’t Know about Winter Until I Moved to Minnesota

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

The Last Chapter

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

The Journey Begins

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