Let’s jump right in!

Things have been a brewing up here in Northern Virginia. My baby is almost a year old, but apartment is being packed up into boxes, and moved to this place:

So… it’s not the best picture of the house – but that’s okay for now!

We closed last Tuesday, and it’s been a bit of a whirlwind since then. The house is less than 30 minutes away from our current apartment, and it is on the way to B-man’s work. So every night we load up the Jeep with boxes and odds and ends, then every morning he drops them off on his way to work.

It’s a pretty good system.

We are planning to rent a truck in two weeks to move the bigger items like our bed and some heavier pieces of furniture. We are so lucky to have family and friends who are going to come and help move these things. I helped B-man load boxes yesterday, we had borrowed his parents’ pick-up truck, so we were moving some furniture too. It was kind of an eye opener to realize how much I actually did hurt my back during pregnancy. I thought my back was getting better, but yesterday B-man handed me a “light” box and even that was a struggle to carry. I have a feeling there is going to be some physical therapy in my future!

Aside from moving stuffs, we’ve also started painting. Rather, I have started painting.

Most of the main living rooms are neutral colors. Browns. Meh. But the living room was a dark red on top of the chair rail, and a light brown on the bottoms. So… it just had to go.

The house is surrounded by trees, which is really nice, but also can make the house feel kind of dark, so I am sticking to a “cooler” set of colors (whites, grays, blues) to help it feel a little more bright and airy. Plus – I really like those colors.

Once our internet gets moved from the apartment to our house (which will probably be in… approximately 2 weeks!) I will be back to blogging regularly, with pictures even! Mark your calenders ladies and gents, because you’re about to watch paint dry! Or… wait. That’s what I’m doing.

Never mind!


Continue the fun!

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  1. Have fun moving in.

    The one thing I love with owning our own house is that all the improvements you do are for you! I look forward to a virtual tour of your home once your little family is settled.

    1. I'm so excited for this! Ive been decorating the house in my head since the first time we saw it 45ish days aglow and now its for reals!

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