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Sold! – Maybe

  A little over a month ago, I shared my thoughts about listing our home for sale.  It surprised me that I felt a little nostalgic instead of just relieved to be moving. (I’ve been waiting to move closer to the grandies since the first one was born 7 years ago.) Before the Listing For months, we … Continue reading

Daily Reflections / Let's Build a House / This Is My Life

Home For Sale (Only Slightly Used)

 Tomorrow’s the day! Tomorrow’s the day!  We’re going to list our home for sale. We’ve been planning and thinking about our new home for months; however, I haven’t really thought much about moving from this house. This has been our home for almost 24 years. Our children grew up here.  We’ve painted and remodeled rooms (some more … Continue reading

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The Dream Continues:  Researching, Planning, and Waiting … Building a New Home

The dream of our new home continues while we wait on the second version of our home design plans.  The first draft didn’t fulfill the vision we had for a light filled, open floor plan.   Having never gone through the process of building a home, we really didn’t know what to expect.  Evidently, it’s normal … Continue reading

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Living in my Dreams (Or Let’s Build a House)

For the last several years, my husband and I have been looking for our next home — our “phase three” home. (I’m borrowing “phase three” from the TV show Soul Man. Maybe I’ll write about those phases some other time.)  We’ve looked at many areas within the Dallas/Fort Worth area; but we just couldn’t find … Continue reading