Currently I am sitting by the fire, next to the Christmas tree all lit up, smells of Christmas cookie-baking filling the house, and feeling extraordinarily happy & content in our new house!
I am going to be honest and say the past 2 weeks have WIPED ME OUT. Thursday night I slept-walked. Ryan found me rummaging around in our closet at 1:00 am talking to myself.
Starting new job at hospital + plus moving + dealing with a whole giant array of things + Christmas season = CRAZY!!! But good crazy, fun crazy, exciting!!
We moved Saturday last weekend (Saturday). Our truck was to be ready by 8 am. We arrived at 7:45 (being the overly-punctual couple we are...)
....no one there.
So we waited...and waited.
And we called.
...I could hear the phone ringing inside of the building.
..by 8:15, we realized that maybe the people running this trucking company weren't going to show up to work that day. So we called corporate. They informed us "Well, we're sorry, but there is nothing we can do at this time. You'll just have to be patient."
WHO THE HELL IS *PATIENT* ON MOVING DAY?!
May I also add, the "pick-up location' was in the most ghetto-y of ghetto HOODS of our city EVER. Our truck had graffiti on it. Cute.
Needless to say....we changed companies VERY FAST, and found the perfect U-haul. All worked out. By Saturday night, we had everything in the house and the kitchen totally put together.
And...let's just say I called the Budget trucking place until the lady finally showed up for work. And I made her cry. I was pissed off. I feel no remorse.
I had to work Sunday. I took part in my first Code Blue. During the 1st 10 minutes of my shift. Talk about adrenaline.
By Monday evening, we were totally unpacked. I worked Tuesday. (I love this 3 13 hour day schedule. And...I love my job! I know I've made the right decision now)
By Wednesday evening, our house was decorated, Christmas decorations up, Christmas baking done.
Now that we are all settled in and the house is coming together just right -- I know that when we WERE building a house...that was NOT meant to be. Because this house is just right for us!
I love our quiet little neighborhood, the hilly running trails around us, the mountain views in our backyard, our gas fireplace, the 3 organic grocery stores/farmers markets in my neighborhood, and the character of this home.
Pictures to come soon!