The 1-Year Mark

It’s been one year since we sold and moved out of our old house (sold in July, moved in August 2016).  I’ve been a little nostalgic lately because of it.  Missing our old house all over again and the memories there.  I never thought I’d be one to put so much emphasis on an object (caring more about people), but now that we have kids and put so much sweat equity and love into that house… it’s harder to let go.

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Below is the photo of us packing everything into our POD like a tetris game.  There are so many times my kids have asked me about an old toy, a blanket, or forgotten object that’s packed in the POD, and I have to say, “we don’t have it right now, but we will when we can move into our new house.”  You have NO idea how much I can’t wait for the day that POD is delivered to our new driveway!  I will be happy to re-unite with our things, as well as getting rid of the monthly POD charge!

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Our old house had the main water pipes being replaced the week before we closed.  We had to call the foreman for the city project to make sure the section in front of our house would be done and filled in before we had to close so that the POD could be picked up.

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Our old house on Birch

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Our new house on Tomahawk

Now that things have gotten moving on the new project it’s finally the light at the end of the tunnel.  You can see and imagine the finished project, and it’s super exciting.  I’m not so sad now that I can look forward to us living here and making new memories.  I’m just extremely anxious and impatient now that it’s so close.

Here’s to hoping we aren’t completely broke after this!

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