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Why We Decided Not to Move

Last week I shared a post where I briefly mentioned that we had considered moving. The decision to stay in our blue house was not an easy one, and it was definitely a decision where we considered multiple factors. Arriving at the decision to take on adding two expensive outdoor features (pool and detached garage) […]

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2016 Goal Check In

Back in January, I made a list of goals for the year ahead. Since the year is halfway over, I thought it might be a good idea to check in to see if I’ve made any progress and also to see if I need to make any adjustments to my goals for the remainder of […]

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2016 Goals

Happy 2016! Last year was a strange one for me, but I still managed to accomplish many of the goals I set. Here’s hoping I can do the same this year. House Goals I hope to accomplish much around the house this year. There’s a slight chance we will need to consider moving after I complete graduate […]

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DIY Keepsake Art

A few months ago, I mentioned that I wanted to make some keepsake art in order to commemorate our first home together. It’s no secret that I adored our first house, so some keepsake art seemed in order. I found inspiration for this project awhile ago at Our Fifth House. Is that not a precious […]

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Blue House | Moving

Our Bedroom: The In Between

As the fine folks over at Young House Love would say, “the middle makes no sense.” Amen, sister. I feel like we’re going to be in “the middle” for awhile over here at the blue house. For instance, after a month of homelessness, we were so excited to stay in our new house that we slept […]

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Blue House | House Tour | Moving

The Blue House: Before Pictures

Life has been crazy around here, but things have slowed down enough for me to take some time to finally show you the before photos of our new house, affectionately known as “the blue house.” I showed you the house’s floor plan in this post, but feel free to reference the photo below if you get lost […]

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The Blue House Floor Plan

I’ve got a slew of before pictures to show you of our new home, affectionately known as “the blue house.” But, first, I thought it might be helpful to show you the floor plan. Plus, I’m way too tired from all the cleaning and painting we’ve been doing lately to sort through all the before […]

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Blue House | Moving

Happy New Year, Happy New House!

We finally closed on our house! It’s a very happy new year for us as we’re busing cleaning, painting and moving. I can’t wait to share more pictures of the house soon!

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Blogging | Moving

A Quick Update

I realize I’m a bit overdue for a post; my apologies. This blog has been down for a week due to some technical difficulties, but you may notice a few changes. I made the switch to a self-hosted blog last week, so thank you so much if you made the transition with me! You’ll also notice […]

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Blogging | Moving

The Closing That Wasn’t

I woke up early Friday, Nov. 30, and began preparing our home for the new buyer. All the necessities that had been left needed to be packed. Every room needed to be vacuumed or swept clean. The bathrooms needed scrubbing. Travis came home early from work to load the items I had packed that morning and […]

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