It was a successful week in Seattle, albeit a very, very busy one. We came, we saw, we conquered. Well, we have a place to live at any rate. If you noticed, I changed my header to reflect my soon-to-be surroundings. That’s not the view of my city, nor the view from some tourist trap. Those gorgeous mountains are the view I have from my very own neighborhood. Yes, who wouldn’t want to live in a place where you can step out your door and see that everyday?
Well, I’ll be doing a lot of stepping outside, because honestly, you just don’t get used to seeing that everyday. You should see it when the sun shines on it (I didn’t manage to get a picture then, I was too busy being amazed by the view). Trust me, it’s beautiful.
I’m really excited that we finally found a place to live, and it’s farther from the city than we originally planned (about 35-40 minutes east of the city), and we decided to just go crazy and buy a house instead of rent, it’s worth it. It’s even more worth it when I factor in that the house is going to have my kitchen. With my dark espresso cabinets and my beautiful Cambria Canterbury quartz countertops.
The house isn’t exactly finished yet. While this is exciting, building a house, since it is almost complete (should be done by May 28), I didn’t get to pick anything out. Well, we did get to tell them we want a fence for the miniscule backyard and screens for our windows. But everything from the hardwoods to the carpets to the kitchen cabinets and countertops had already been picked out. Thankfully, it’s stuff I really, really like. Now comes the fun part of figuring out where to put all the furniture and fighting with the kids over what colors they want to paint their rooms. No, Sprinkles, you may not paint your bedroom black….
Ignore the people. It’s my parents, kids and Papa.
We may have to move later, spend an extra month in TinyTown, and make a few sacrifices (like only being able to see Papa for about ten days over the next 48 days until we move), in the end we are all very excited about our new home in the mountains, outside the city, close to the water.
Even when it rains.