Well, we did it!!!
A HUGE big thank you to all my guest posters!!!
You truly were life savers!
I barely know where to start.
It feels like forever since I have posted. I hope you have missed me like I have missed you! It feels so good to be back!
I am so excited to share with you all that has been going on these past two and a half weeks.
First of all, I WILL NEVER MOVE AGAIN!
(Well, unless we hire a moving crew.) Moving at age 40 is totally different than moving in your 20’s! Can I get an AMEN?!!
The Moving Crew!
The first day we moved, our nephew, Raven, helped us out. (He’s the cutie in the black tshirt.)
It was his birthday, and he still spent the day helping us move.
Isn’t that precious?!
And believe it or not, my boys were a HUGE help in this move! Well, except for the monkey in the maroon shirt, he was too busy doing other things…
That’s my boy!!
My husband has two great friends that helped us move too, Chip and Joe. They were a huge help and never once complained when moving all our junk. Thanks, guys!
We packed and unpacked 4 of those huge Uhaul trucks over a two day period. The day of the closing, we had moved everything out of the house except for some things out of the closets and a few odds and ends around the house. It was a little more than I had figured! We were still stuffing things in the back of our Suburbans just an hour before the closing.
Here we are on the way to the closing…my hubby was on the phone trying to work out some glitches…
(I am completely embarrassed to show you this video, but this is real life, ya’ll!)
Now for the inside of the house. I wish I had better pictures, but I was using my iphone because my camera was broken. (I finally have a new camera! Woohoo!)
This is one room of our “Master Wing”. We are calling it our “master wing” because all of our furniture will not fit in one room. Our bed will be in this room…
The rest of our furniture will be in this room…
The “master bath” that sits between the two rooms in the “master wing”….
(Yes, the shower doors are going to go!)
Here is the fireplace in the den…(should I paint it?)….
And here is our kitchen!…(in need of MAJOR changes!)…
We purchased a new fridge, oven, and dishwasher for this home. So excited to have stainless steel. :)
We plan on painting the cabinets, re-doing the island, installing a new counter top, adding a new farm sink and a new light. Oh yeah…and new flooring! Whew!
I spent hours yesterday trying to upload the following videos. Ugh!
I had wanted to put them all together in one video, but my computers were not cooperating (to say the least!)
So I finally got them uploaded to Vimeo. I shot the video with my cell phone the day we moved it. It gives you an idea of what the house looks like. If you have time, feel free to view them. :)
Our home is very simple and plain….one rectangle kitchen, one square den, four square rooms, and two identical bathrooms.
My goal for this home to add character and charm!
I’ve got years of projects ahead of me…literally. But it will be fun to share it all with you!