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One day, your first ‘real’ job will happen. You need some tips for SURVIVING your first day at work First we talked about job hunter rejection. Then you actually got the job and all was golden. You celebrated your new job with friends. Then it dawns on you, you have to go to work! Most...
My husband and I recently moved. Immediately I though, oh, moving tips! You see, we were purchasing a property that was going to be available after a month or two so we put some items in storage. Wow! What a learning curve THAT was. There are lots to learn about how to pack up and […]
Do you know how to live alone? In a previous post, we talked about adjusting to sharing a house, room or unit with people who aren’t your family. It’s a big ask and something that takes a bit of an adjustment. But what if you don’t end up sharing? What if you are on your […]
Did you know there is an art to shopping at the supermarket? There are most definitely unwritten rules, so listen up so you won’t have to learn through hard-won experience. The Leave Homer Blog even has our own printable download for that fearful first grocery shop! Guest author Lisa Barton-Collins...
Everyone hates ironing. Sometimes it’s just one of those things that cannot be avoided. Like death and taxes. To look like a grown up you have to iron sometimes. Guest writer Gayel Stewart-Airs of The Content Queen has some tips for how to iron when you just can’t avoid it. Why iron?...
The question today is how to have wrinkle free clothes without ironing. Let’s start at the beginning, shall we. Back when I first left home, my Mum thought she had sent me off with all the life skills I would need to care for myself. She had taught me to cook, clean the house, and to turn […]
I like direct conversations. Ones that don’t mess around, get to the point and if there’s a request to make it gets made sooner rather than later. Telling someone how to have a direct conversation is one thing, but telling them HOW to do that is another. So this is me. Hoping to do a […]
Some of you, heck probably most of you, will think that house insurance won’t apply to you. You’re renting, or in a dorm of some description. No need for such things, right? Wrong. The items you own within those walls are not covered by the owner’s insurance should they be destroyed or damaged....
When you start out in the rental world you are pretty much nobody. You could have been wonderful in high school, top of your class in college and queen of the dorm, but none of it really matters come the time to fill in those application forms. We have a post for that, to help […]