Friday, April 15, 2016


It has been a bad week for us. Really, really bad!
Last Tuesday night we had a severe hail storm come through our city. You can read about it here.

We had hail larger than the size of baseballs which have caused severe damage to our home and all four of our cars. None of them are drivable. 

There is no words to explain what we are going through.
There is thousands of people with damaged homes and vehicles, insurance companies are flying in adjusters from all over the US to help with all the claims, but as of right now, there is several weeks waiting list for windshield repairs and about three months for the body repair shops.

After calling every shop in town, we have been able to locate a company that had a cancellation and they will be repairing the broken windows in our home before the week is over. All out of pocket, since we can not wait several weeks for claims to go through, specially with more rain coming in the forecast.

We are still waiting to hear from the car insurance adjuster so we can start getting our cars fixed.
As of right now, there isn't a rental car to be had in a fifty mile radius. What a nightmare!
The truth is that all these things will get repaired, even my brand new car :( and we are just thankful nobody got hurt.

 With all this said, I have to tell you it will be a little while before I will back on the blog.
I will try to still host Tuesdays at Our Home link party next week if things come down a bit.
Thank you all for understanding.


  1. You are in my prayers, peace of mind and the availability of transportation are at the top of the list.

  2. I was so sad to hear about all your damage. Those pictures are so heartbreaking. Maybe the insurance company will reimburse you for the window repairs? Be sure to keep all your receipts. Sending prayers that everything gets fixed quickly and things calm down and get back to normal soon. xoxo

  3. Oh Maria Elena, that is terrible! I feel for you and what you are going through. Take care and hope you can weather the storm...and that there are no more! Keeping you in my prayers. Don't worry about hosting your blog party, you take care of yourself first.

  4. Oh My dear I feel for you! That is indeed terrible! I hope things got a bit back to normal. It can be a real pain to get it all in order. Prayers for you and hope things are running smoother now.

  5. Oh-I am so so so sorry, Maria Elena. How horrible. I am so sorry you have to go through this. Life is so full of unexpected things, isn't it? I am so glad that it is only THINGS though and that you are okay personally. Blessings to you- xo Diana

  6. Good evening! !
    It is sad report.
    Kumamoto Prefecture of Japan has been hit by a major earthquake.
    It is a magnitude 7.3.
    I think that has been aired in news sites overseas.
    Mobilize 25,000 land, sea and air force for relief.

  7. I'm so sorry to hear all this, Maria Elena. Please stay strong and know we will all be here when you get back. You do what you need to do for you and your family. You are in my prayers. XO

  8. OH my, I am so sorry to hear this, Maria Elana! I am so thankful that no one in your family was hurt. I'll keep you in my prayers.

    Warm hugs,

  9. I'm so sorry to hear of your troubles, Maria! Hang in there!

  10. Oh dear how awful! Thank goodness no one was hurt. What a mess the storm made for you. I can't can't imagine what that must have sounded like as all this happened. Take care and we'll see you back when things are better.

  11. Oh wow. :(

    I am glad nobody got physically hurt but it is certainly devastating materially - and emotionally - wise. With all the waiting and frustration it's hard but try to hang in there.

  12. You are in my thoughts and prayers, Maria, I am so sorry. I hope that everything gets cleaned up quicker than you expect and I am glad to hear that you are all ok. Hugs.

  13. Maria Elena,
    I am so~o`o sorry to hear of how the damage has wreaked havoc on your home and vehicles, dear friend!
    Our friends, living in Texas, phoned us on the day that the storm was to hit.
    We were concerned for them, but they evaded any storm damages.
    Perfectly understandable if your link party is delayed or postponed!
    Sometimes, one must be actively involved in taking care of business!

  14. So glad you are all okay. Prayers to your family and everyone affected by this storm.

  15. Oh my gosh, I'm just reading this - I'm so sorry, Maria Elena! Glad you are safe, and your family. xo

  16. Just read about your awful weather! Know we're all thinking and praying for you and your community. Take care of yourselves first. We'll be here when things calm down.

  17. OH. MY. GOSH!

    That is the worst thing - wow, cannot even believe that - that has to be record size hail!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  18. Wow, I missed this somehow! I just read your new post today and had to find out what happened. What a mess! I'm hoping everything gets repaired sooner, rather than later; and that all of you are OK!

  19. So sorry.... glad your all well, despite the mess. :-(


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