Friday, May 27, 2011


If I thought life was spinning it's REALLY twirling. Woof!
I have too much to say...and no time to say it in. We are learning all about being landlords (SO much to learn!!!) Luckily we've had lots of friends/family giving us advice. We also joined a local organization that runs the background/credit checks and gives us access to all the forms we need.
I think we found a renter. Yeah! I lost much sleep over the thought of paying two mortgages...and even more sleep worrying about picking the wrong person! ARHHH! Too many decisions.
On to the new house. It's fantastic!! 4 bedrooms!! Yep, sister will finally have her own room!! Whoohooo! Tuba and Mr. P will share and then Busy Guy and Baby George will share. Everyone is very excited! The layout of the house is awesome! You enter on the main level and there is a living room, HUGE dining room, kitchen, 3 bedrooms, full bath and access to backyard...which is also HUGE and all grass! No more high maintenance yard for us. :) Then you go upstairs to our master bedroom. There are no words to describe it! It is awesome!! Beautiful view!!! HUGE room and master bath. Heavenly. I'm so excited to get ready in a bathroom without 5 kids, the dog and the cat all squeezed in. Yipeeee! Then the basement which is where we will come in from the garage. Most of the basement is finished but needs a major overhaul. It is clean and dry and gets lots of sunlight. We can make the changes we want to do over time. There is a TON of storage, a full bath, laundry and family extra space. We plan to tear a wall out right away and make the family room bigger. I can't wait to move!!
Speaking of moving. I've began packing. Ugh! Today I packed about 10 or so boxes. My eyes itch from the dust it stirred up. It's going to be a LONG process. I am purging, purging, purging. The thing that makes me cringe is the garage....and attic. Oh!


  1. Congrats and yeah! When is the big move-in date?

  2. Yippeee!! We are Landlords. We call each other Mr.and Mrs. Roper when dealing with house stuff. hA! Can't wait to see pics!

  3. Wow! So excited for you! Praying it all goes smoothly. Big news for us today. Tuesday we got home from Ethiopia for our court date, which we didn't pass while there, but we got the wonderful phone call this morning announcing we passed court and we officially are the proud new parents of our little bean!! Now just a few more weeks, they tell us 6-8 and we get to go get him! Cloud 9 I tell ya! Love and hugs to you....

  4. Let me know if you need any help packing, or on moving day. By the way, I bet you still have 5 kids, a dog, and a cat in the new bathroom with you. ;-)



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