home is where the big yard/park/salvation army/free wifi is

this will be our 3rd night to stay in the new house! its exciting! im about 75% done packing so thats a bit of a relief. i love this old house! there is something so charming and wonderful about older houses. newer houses just dont have the character and personality that old ones do. from the old door knobs, to the peach counter tops and old thick windows, this place screams me. haha.

as soon as we had our couches and things inside the house it immediately felt like home and i felt at ease and comfortable, which is something i never felt in the apartment. i honestly have no idea where to begin with all this space that i have now. im very stoked to set up my new office/work space and am very thankful that my lovely mother in law lent me an amazing desk that she refinished. ill update with some pictures once we finish painting the walls and get it looking more like "us".

on top of the awesomeness of having our own place, there are a couple of very awesome things about this location/place.

1. we are directly behind my husbands work! no gas money!

2. i can see the door of the city's salvation army from my backyard! eeeeek! that would have been the selling point for me regardless lol!

3. theres a decent park at the end of our street with a couple of swing sets, jungle gyms and seesaws for conrad. which no doubt we will be daily visitors of.

4. its so convenient being a 3 minutes drive from wal-mart, the mall, the record/book store and all of my favorite thrift stores here. everything about this city that i love is in walking/bike riding distance. how lovely!


  1. sweet location!! I love old houses too! I can't wait to see what you do with it!

  2. thanks! your wonderful painting is sure to find a place on my wall too! thanks again!

  3. Holy smokes--you can really see the SA from your place?? Awesomeness. I, too, love old houses (mine was built in 1921). Looking forward to following your nesting process! : )