The Big Move and First House Guests

Well hi there, remember me? I know, I know, it’s been a long while.

Life around here has been non stop with moving into our new home, unpacking, cleaning, organizing, small groups, work, getting ready for family to visit this Thursday…need I go on?

Here is a shot from our first morning in the new house. We had doughnuts, coffee, and milk, breakfast of champions. We used a chair for a table naturally.

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You know I had to go find/test out any nearby running trails, and I’m happy to report there are some great ones nearby with just ONE drawback….the deer. I’m not kidding when I say that I see probably more than 30 deer every time I run now. Also, they are not scared of me, they will walk right in front of me with no hesitation. Now, I can appreciate wildlife but it does freak me out that one of the big bucks might decide to just trample me one day.

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I’m Happy to report that Brandy is loving her new home, and spying on the neighbors…;)

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And here she is creeping again…Nathan and I have to laugh every time she sits up there like a little spy.

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Nathan and I decided to go out for some celebratory pancakes the day we closed on our house, which led us here to Magnolia Pancake Haus. I’m not exaggerating even a tiny bit when I say they were the best pancakes I’ve had in my whole life. Paired with the goat cheese, arugula, and apple wood smoked bacon omelette, I was so sad I hadn’t tried this place sooner! It’s totally in the top 5 on my favorite restaurant list now.

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The atmosphere is super cute as well. I think my grandma had some of those old glass plates like the ones behind Nathan.

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I’m a happy camper in this pic…told you the food was THAT good 😉

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Every day on the way to church Nathan and I drive past a field of cattle and one giant long horn that is never close enough to the fence to get a picture, well yesterday was my lucky day 😉 He was up close and personal…a little too close for comfort actually I was pretty nervous turning my back to him for the picture, as you can see by my expression! Ha!

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Don’t Mess with Texas people.

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Well, having today off from teaching allowed for a super productive day and I was able to finish up the last of our unpacking, woohoo! I discovered an untapped love I have for mopping our hardwood floors today as well! We are having family visit this weekend so I am prepping the house for our first ever house guests! My parents are flying in from Ohio and my aunt and uncle are coming from Arizona. It’s such a special occasion to see family when you live so darn far away from them!

Have a great week, and Happy Veteran’s day!

Thank you to all who have served and are serving!!

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One thought on “The Big Move and First House Guests

  1. Love the Brandy creeping picture haha! So glad that you guys are getting settled in there. Wish I was coming with Mom & Dad but I know you guys will have a great time. Can’t wait to see you for Christmas!

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