Thursday, June 14, 2012

Ch-Ch-Changes! We're Moving!

Hi everyone!  Thanks for checking up on me.  I didn't expect to be away for so long!
To say things have been crazy around here would be a HUGE understatement!  

In mid April, we began praying about making changes for our family.  After much thought and prayer, we have decided to move to Central Arkansas.  Hubby works from home, so we are blessed to live anywhere, really.  We had a few things to fix up before listing... stain the fence, stretch the carpets, get them cleaned, just to name a few.  Once all of that was taken care of, we were able to put our house on the market in early May.  We had several showings and were pleased with the activity the house was receiving.
On Day 12 of being on the market, we received an offer!
Whoa!  We were not expecting this to happen so quickly!  God is good!
It's been exciting to look for a new home and often frustrating too.  We've missed out on a few that we really loved, but we now know that was Gods way of telling us to be patient.  On our third trip to Arkansas, we found one last weekend that fits our family perfectly!  It is actually one we saw on our first trip to view homes.  We decided to add it to the list one more time, there was just something about it.
After spending a total of 2.5 hours (over the course of the weekend) looking at all the details, we put an offer in and it was accepted a few hours later!  Thank you, Jesus!  
The front of it reminds us of our TX home.  
One of my favorite features about this house... the laundry room is UPSTAIRS!!!  
I am SO excited about this, as I despise laundry, especially toting it up and down the stairs!  
Another favorite feature (there are several) is my long awaited WHITE kitchen!
If you've been following me for a while, you know that I've been "dreaming" of a white kitchen for some time now.  Hubby and I had plans of transforming ours in TX, but God had other ideas!
The house has TONS of built-ins, so I can't wait to organize and accessorize!

SURPRISE!  This explains my long absence.  I'll be absent a bit longer as we purge, pack and press on to our new home.  We hope to be moved in by early July.  What about you?  Do you have changes going on in your family?  Please share!  I'd love to hear what you've been up to!  
Hope you're having a great summer!

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Susan said...

It's GORGEOUS!!! I can't wait to visit in person! xo

Laura@Elegant Nest said...

Congratulations! Sounds like a busy and exciting time! Looking forward to seeing all you do to this beautiful new home.

Kari Wagner Hoban said...

OMG both homes are gorgeous and yes you are very blessed! Congrats on the move and can't wait to see how you decorate your new pad!!

Missi said...

Had been awhile since I popped over to read your blog. Couldn't believe it when I saw your were moving back to AR. Maybe we can meet up somewhere half way between after you get settled & catch up.

Anonymous said...

Just found your blog on Feather Nest Friday. Are you moving anywhere near Conway? I lived there for a few years and my in-laws still live there. Good luck with the move!

Rooms by Ann said...

Congratulations! What a beatiful house.can't wait to see more.

Lisa said...

What an incredible blessing this home is going to be for your family! I just found you through Thrifty Decor Chick and was admiring your new home. Then you said you were moving to central Arkansas!! I live here :D near Conway! It would be fantastic to meet another real blogger lol

Angie said...

What a beautiful home! Moving is so exciting. We can live wherever we want as well. I just can't make up my mind where to go! I love your new kitchen. Can't wait to see what you are going to do with your new home.

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