Hi! You remember me, right? I mean, it’s only been a month and a half, that’s not that long…
Wait, that actually is a really long time – I guess I understand if you’re forgotten all about us. But I have a really good excuse for not blogging lately.
We finally, finally, after almost two years of trying, sold our condo and were able to buy a house! We love it – it’s pretty much exactly what we’ve always been wanting, including a fantasticly large back yard. We sold our condo in the beginning of September, and it took about a month and a half to close - long story short, the closing date kept getting pushed back for one reason or another. We made an offer on our new house shortly after we got the offer on our condo and closed on the house just four days after we closed on the condo. But because the condo was supposed to close two weeks earlier than it did, we lived with my parents for 2 1/2 weeks. A long commute for Ben, but it was like a vacation for me. So nice to hang out with my family for that long and have minimal responsibilities (you know, not counting watching the kiddos ). Plus I got to see and spend some time with some of my high school friends that I hadn’t seen in a long time. Really nice.
Of course now we’re hip-deep in boxes as I try to unpack and organize and figure out where I want everything. I unpacked the kitchen first, cuz otherwise I would have gone crazy. So at least we’re having real meals. I’d put some pictures up, except it’s still way too messy, so you’re just going to have to wait until I finish up (you might be waiting awhile!).
However, I do have hundreds (yes, HUNDREDS!!) of pictures that I took while we were staying with my parents. We played outside almost every day, on the tramp, in leaves, and made it to a pumpkin patch too, which the kids just loved. The weather was, for the most part, super nice. Not too cold or rainy. Fall is really my favorite time of year – I love all the falling leaves and autumn colors, I love Halloween and Thanksgiving, and the cooler weather, perfect for boots and sweaters. I had lots of fun trying to capture “Fall” through my lens. :)
Since I do have so many pictures I want to share, and I’m not even done going through them all yet, I’ll just pick a couple of my favorites. Here goes!
Well, there you go – very random collection of pictures, but some of my very favorites from the last month or two. Hope you like.