Oh wow. I can breathe again. Waiting for the internet to get hooked up has been harder than the actual move. Really. We missed them when they came by on Friday to hook it up because we weren’t LIVING here yet, and we thought for sure they would be able to come yesterday, but nay, today it was. And now, I don’t even care. I feel connected again. I was lost and now I am found. Okay, now I am sounding really pathetic. Let’s move on to the goods. The first official HOUSE TOUR!!!
Disclaimers: This one isn’t dubbed over with a snazzy song like our farewell-apartment tour even though I totally wish there was something else besides my voice as the soundtrack. Also, there are parts of the video where I must of had my finger over the mic or something because the volume gets super soft. Know there is nothing wrong with your computer or the video–just my ability to work the camera. Which brings me to the blurriness at times…eeekksss….I knew I wasn’t the one to do this job. Sorry for that. Last thing you should know when I use the words “lovely, nice, pretty” referring to something that obviously is not (ie: chandelier, heart-shaped shelf, hand-painted trim) know that I am just being polite until we DEMOLISH those things. :) If Chris were writing this he would probably tell me to just forget all of this disclaimer crap and show the video–which you can, and I am. Right. Now.
Ideas are brewing faster than Greta can climb all of these stairs (fyi: she’s got ’em down already) and we already have a few projects going. We are surely going to share all of the details as things happen so you can look forward to that. Also, as a side note and to keep things convenient, we will be answering questions in the comments section starting now. I usually try to contact the person through email or facebook, but then I realized some people may have to same question, so to keep things tidy–we’ll just be providing answers or advice to any inquiries right here (unless they are personal of course, then you can just contact me directly, no prob).
….hey guys…. we bought a HOUSE!!! (*screaming*)
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