Friday, October 30, 2015

Nest Building by the Numbers (31 Days of Nest Building: day 30)

Before this series comes to a close tomorrow, I thought it would be fun to review this move a little more statistically. Here are the numbers:

  • People who helped me move: 4

  • Birdhouses that came with the house: 3

  • Birds I've seen in the houses: 0

  • Vines infiltrating house: 2

  • Spiders and ants evicted: 5 bajillion (approximately)

  • Baseballs found in ductwork: 1

  • Marbles found in garbage disposal: 3

  • Paint colors when we moved in: 8

  • Paint colors now: 4

  • Kitchen drawers: 2

  • Kitchen drawers that were usable upon move-in: 1

  • Things that have broken since we moved in: 7

  • Indoor minor floods: 2

  • Nights without heat or air conditiong: 5

  • Service repairs: 8

  • Trips to Home Depot: 11

  • Gallons of water used in first month according to water bill: 22,000

  • Gallons of water used per month by an average family: 6,000

  • First full month’s electric bill: $708

  • Units of electricity the company was off by when they sent their bill: 2,000

  • Corrected electric bill: $138

  • Visitors: 13

  • Overnight visitors: 4


31days-webThroughout October, I will be continuing this story  of getting acquainted with my home and making it my own as part of the 31 days challenge. Catch up on any posts you may have missed here: 31 Days of Nest Building.

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