Monthly Archives: June 2011
We got ourselves completely moved out of our house and turned over the keys yesterday. I hugged my sweet neighbors goodbye and looked at their kids faces one last time before I burst into tears and got in the van, totally distraught about the entire ordeal. I was honestly surprised that I am the only one who had a hard time with leaving our home sweet home. The Mr. was too worried about the trailer and the tie-downs and getting everything squared away, Molly was too tired and too young to know what was going on, and Benson was only sad about the ice cream that we couldn’t take with us, so we left with our neighbors. It was, after all, play-doh ice cream, and I was a little sad about that part too.
Here we are, on our last day of moving. Ready to hand over the keys and move on.
Although I am sad at times, we really are happy to be out of that house. We had outgrown it, and we are SOOOOOO excited to build a new home, and to live in a better (for us) area.
When we left our house for the last time, I was in a bit of hysteria. The Mr. asked me why I was so upset. I had 2 reasons:
1. I know I am going to miss my neighbors.
2. I’m leaving the house that we made our home.
The Mr. and I have really put a lot of work into that house (actually, it’s a duplex), and I felt sad knowing I was leaving all of MY special spots behind us.
That house has been like a project for me, and today, I want to share one of my favorite things we did while we were there.
Our KITCHEN re-do.
We are moving!!!!
We have had our house under contract to sell for a couple of weeks, so we knew one day, we’d have to live somewhere else… Except, the buyer just contacted us and is pretty excited to move in. So, our moving day is coming MUCH SOONER than we had originally anticipate. And guess what? Once we are… Continue reading