Saturday, August 11, 2012

Dog Days of Summer

I missed yesterday's post! Poohy!

Today is what are my plans for the summer?

Well, I'll be moving. Sound exciting, huh?
I will say this. We are buying a log cabin and the decorating will be an open canvas. The previous owners had started remodeling, but sold it before they could finish. The new buyers wanted the chance to fix it up to their tastes, so it was sold as is. Those owners couldn't afford the new payments, so it went back on the market and my family was the lucky buyer.

I will be spending the last days of summer moving (23 hours from my family:()
Decorating and painting.
Unpacking boxes.

And various other activities associated with moving.

Yay for my new house!

29 comments:

  1. Congrats on the new house! How exciting. Moving can be both exhilarating and exhausting. But decorating is fun! :-) You get to create your own space, just the way you and your family like it.

    Wishing you warmth and happiness in your new abode.

    ~Janette

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    1. Thanks Janette! I love decorating so I'm looking forward to that part. I don't really mind the packing and unpacking either. why? Because it gives me a chance to get rid of some junk and then organize the junk I did keep in tidy, clean places. Yay!

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  2. Good luck with the move! Your blog is super-cute, now, by the way!

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  3. Glad you got the house, even if the moving part doesn't sound like fun.

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    1. Thanks Alex. I am looking forward to my new house!

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  4. Living in a log cabin would make me feel like I was on vacation year round! Moving is awful, but settling in to a new home and making it your own is wonderful. Congrats & good luck :-)

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    1. I know! That's exactly how I feel! Vacation in my own home!
      We have always dreamed of living in a log cabin, so we are excited!

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  5. Congratulations with the purchase and good luck with the moving. I hope all goes well.

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  6. Congratulations on the new house and good luck! I'm a bit jealous. I've always wanted to live in a log cabin.

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    1. Me too, Christine! Thanks for visiting today!

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  7. Congrats, and enjoy decorating it any way you want! Every place I've ever lived came pre-decorated by the previous owners. It's so much easier to start from scratch than having to remove the chicken-themed wallpaper from the kitchen, or paint over the pea-soup-colored walls in the office. After 6 years in this house, those walls still look like pea soup. :)

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    1. I've been there, done that Laura. But pea soup sounds yucky. I like tomato though!

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  8. Congratulations on the new house! I don't envy you the moving, though. We bought our house two years ago and I swore I'd die here, haha--I *hate* moving. But it's so exciting that you get to decorate it from scratch! Look forward to hearing about your progress as you move forward.

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    1. I'll do my best to post pictures and everything. I'm not to good about keeping up with pics. If it weren't for my children taking pictures and sharing them with me, I wouldn't even have pics of my kids b-days!

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    1. I promise I won't rub it in! but I will share pictures:)

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  10. Open canvas for decorating? Awesome. Log cabin? Amazing. Enjoy it all and happy packing.
    A2Z Mommy and What’s In Between

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    1. I hope to have it all finished by Christmas. That means stockings hung by the chimney and the biggest Christmas I've ever had, touching the 25 foot high rafters in the family room.
      Did I just say that? WOOT!

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    1. Thanks Tracy:) Fun decorating. Not so fun packing:(

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  12. Pics! Pics! Pic! Love to see some before and after images, for real.

    Moving is exciting, but the mess and stress of unpacking (not to mention finding those lost items you know you packed) can drain a person.

    Yeah, the part about being away from family is also a drag, but get togethers are that much more special!

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    1. Thanks for stopping by my blog. And yea, the missing items will be hard to manage:(
      I love family get togethers and you are right, the distance does make them more special!
      Don;t worry! The pics will be posted just as soon as i can!

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  13. A log cabin! Sounds great. Good luck with the move, and best wishes for a happy life in your new abode.

    Happy Dog Days!

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  14. Awww hope you have a good move that isn't to stressful (((((((hugs))))))

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  15. Oh man... moving. Gosh how I dislike it! Haha. There was a year I moved three times and I don't want to move again. Haha

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