On the day we moved in, we'd been homeless for exactly seven weeks.
We are SO excited to actually live in our own house! We are so thankful
for Gammy and Pops putting up with all of us in their house for so long!
So, we may
have jumped the gun on moving in but everything will work out. ;) After
all, as long as we have a coffeemaker and a couple of mattresses, we
can live anywhere!
Moving Day was CRAZY. We were
packing up the few things we got out at Gammy and Pops' house and trying
to prioritize what went first. I took barely any pictures, but Nathan
got a hold of my phone and so, here is Moving Day from Nathan's
perspective. ;) (Which, by the way, I LOVE.)
in the middle of the room, washer in the kitchen, no appliances. Check,
check, check. I like the random Swiffer popping out from behind the
Kitchen floors haven't come in yet. Should be here tomorrow!
this of Jon pausing to hug Parker. Parker is not a fan of change, so
Moving Days are hard. But there was a lot of excitement about this
while I was trying to figure out a good temporary spot for our dining
room furniture that we were given from my parents. I am so thankful for
it! We were given my grandparents' china cabinet, table and chairs and
they are gorgeous and I love that something that my grandmother prized
so much is now mine. :)
In our last house, we had our
first dinner there, but we worked right through dinner and ended up just
getting Firehouse Subs really quick. So, we decided our first meal in
this new house was going to be breakfast. ;) It's fun to have new
traditions for a new house!
Three sweet babies sleeping at HOME:
tired photographer. ;) He was such a big help today. Nathan loves
nothing more than to be right in the middle of things, helping out. I
love his heart.
was a big night because this was the first night of the boys sharing a
room!! They did fantastic! We were so thankful. We aren't quite ready
for Parker to be out of the crib, since this is a two story house and we
just want to make sure he's mastered the stairs before we unleash all
the freedom. ;) There is enough room in their bedroom for Nathan's bed
and the crib, so for now, they are getting used to sleeping together
baby girl. She was spitting up like crazy and our washer isn't hooked
up yet, so we just flipped the mattress around. Sign of a third kid
right there. ;)
first meal in our new house!! We stopped and picked up donuts and
everyone was excited. I made coffee on the non-plugged-in dryer since we
still don't have countertops. Appliances were coming later that day!
are here! We decided to go with a slate color for a few reasons: 1) we
took the kids to Home Depot and set them lose in the appliance section
(sorry Home Depot) and this color didn't show any handprints or water
spots or anything. 2) they were on sale! ;)
dance party room has become the catch-all spot of the whole house. Oy. I
try to avoid this area because I get SO overwhelmed right here. Our
floors should be arriving soon and then we can start moving a lot of
this stuff out of here. Right now, it's all about sorting things out.
Our family room is a much nicer spot to be. ;)
main reason we were so ready to get into this house is so we could be
here working until 2AM and not have to worry about leaving the kids at
Gammy and Pops' or driving back that late. Maybe it's a not necessarily a
good thing, but it's been so nice to be able to get a lot done without
worrying about things!
Big things we have left:
Floors come tomorrow (yay!), countertops should be here in the next week
or so (no date yet - blegh), LOTS of painting that needs to happen in