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Moving negatively impacts my blogging time.

Posted by on Oct 18, 2011 in moving and toddlers, moving to a house, new house, toddlers and adjusting to change | 0 comments

I know, I’ve been way too quiet lately. (Or is it just the right amount of quiet? Don’t answer that.) Evidently, moving into a new house is a lot of work. The last time I moved, it was just me and some stuff and a cat. This time, I got the husband and the kid with me. And the kid has a lot of toys. (And if you ask me, I’d say Mike has too many shoes...

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Goodbye, condo.

Posted by on Oct 8, 2011 in first house, moving day, moving out of the condo, moving to a house | 0 comments

Today, we’re moving out of the condo. Typing that sentence makes me want to jump up and down and simultaneously plants a lump in my throat. Truthfully, I never intended to live in this condo for so long. Back when I bought it, people were buying and flipping properties as far as the eye could see – especially in Phoenix. I figured I’d buy it and sell...

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I’m his fifth priority.

Posted by on Sep 30, 2011 in moving to a house, parental priorities | 0 comments

You learn a lot about someone when you move with them. Mike and I have actually never moved together. I moved into the condo about six months after we started dating; he moved in with me about a year later, and we’ve been there ever since. So we’ve helped each other move, but that’s not quite the same thing. Last night, we were discussing...

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Moving on up.

Posted by on Sep 16, 2011 in moving and toddlers, moving to a house, searching for the perfect house, what i want in a new home | 0 comments

As I believe I made abundantly clear in my post about our endless queue of cruddy neighbors: We are ready to be done with the condo lifestyle. (It sounds a little more exotic when you say it that way: Condo lifestyle. But trust me: it’s not exotic.) We want to rent a house. Here is what we would like to have in and around that house: A two-car...

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