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Unpacking and Loose Ends

Where to start?  Well it’s been a lot of unpacking, unpacking and more unpacking.  Then arranging, rearranging and more rearranging.  I have a feeling I will be doing lots of rearranging for months to come.  My goal for last week was to get the kitchen and homeschool room up and…

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Day 149 and Beyond…

How can I describe the last week?  Incredible….exhausting….thrilling…stressful…frustrating…surreal…and everything in between.  I’m sorry that I haven’t been able to keep up with the blog during this last crucial week, the pace at which our lives were going did not allow for much of a break and I was lucky to…

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Day 148-The Last Weekend

It’s the last weekend before we close on the house and move and we were busy packing, buying mirrors and in general trying to wrap up a bunch of little things we need to get done before move in.  Number one on that list was making sure the chlorine that…

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Days 144-146

Wednesday (day 144) was to be final inspection day.  Our Field Manager told us he would submit for certificate of occupancy and it would take about a week.  We now understand that the week he was talking about was whatever time would be needed to remedy anything the inspectors complained…

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Day 143-Trim and Carpet

So we went out to the house tonight to continue pumping water out of the well to get the chlorine out.  We pumped for an hour or slightly more and the chlorine smell was pretty strong when we started, so we’ll be pumping out a bunch more on Thursday.  We…

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Days 139 through 141

It was a long weekend for us trying to get a few things done at the house.  First a little bit from things that were done on Friday. Now that the shower tile was finally dry, they could install the fixtures in the master shower.  Richard saw it before I…

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Days 137 and 138

Wednesday (Day 137) was not a very busy day at the house.  Creative Kid and I were there all day because we were supposed to meet Century Link to get our DSL set up for when we move in the house, they never showed up but that’s a complaint for…

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Days 135 and 136

Yesterday was day 135 and was the second and last day for hard flooring.  For us that is all of our luxury vinyl plank/tile which is most of our downstairs and the bathroom upstairs and the tile in our master bathroom. I didn’t get a lot of pictures, but did…

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Day 133-Hard Floors

Much of today we spent in Lancaster at the Hardwick family reunion (my dad’s side of the family). It rained horribly and was so mild that many of us were cold which I don’t think has ever happened before at our reunion, but I suppose we were due as we’ve…

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Day 132-Pre-Walk

Today we did a pre-walk with our Field Manger in preparation for finalization of our house.  That’s right, we’re steaming towards the finish line!  Before I talk about that though let me tell you about the last couple of days.  On Wednesday I believe I mentioned that the doors were…

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