Monday, February 2, 2009

Our Home.....FINALLY!!!

So after 8 years of living in the same 2 bedroom apartment, Todd and I were finally able to buy a home. I still have a hard time believing that it has really happened. The whole process went so quickly. Seriously it took longer to get Verizon to our house to set up the internet and phone than it did to buy our house. But anyway, here are the pictures I've been promising. Over time we hope to make it our own. I want to thank everyone who helped us paint and fix up the kitchen. It looks amazing. I love it!

Here is the front of our home buried behind all those bushes. 
We've trimmed them for now but eventually they will all go.

This is what is behind all those bushes. 

Here is our backyard. The kids are loving it, and so am I.

This is the kitchen - Before

Here is the after. 
Todd and his friends worked long and hard on it, and it was well worth it.

11 Happy Thoughts:

Cheryl said...

Wow! Your house looks amazing. I need to come by and see it in person. I am so happy for you and your family. Eight years is just too long to have lived in the Lido apts. I know, I lived there for 2 years myself. Congrats!

GrandmaP said...

The house looks much better. So glad that Todd knows how to do so many things and that he has so many good friends. It's always more fun to work on something that is yours. Sure love you guys.

Lindsey said...

Yeah for you guys!!!! That is so cool. And a nice big back yard too. :)

Jackie B. said...

love it! congrats! It's so great having a house, huh?! You'll love the garage when it's like 100 degrees out side. Your car will stay cooler. :) I love it for the winters here. No scraping ice! :)

Nola said...

The kitchen looks great. What a difference white makes. Love the neighborhood. What a blessing and you guys deserve it!

Williams Family said...

Congrats! It looks awesome! Let me know if you need help moving or unpacking or watchin the kids.

Anne said...

Rachel, We are so happy for your family. your home is beautiful! Can't wait until that's us! p.s. xander misses trevor

beth said...

I'm so glad to have another place to have family parties (Thanksgiving at your place right? :). This house is perfect for your family--especially Trevor--he soooo needs a place to run free! Congrats.

Adrienne said...

That's great that you finally have a backyard to send your kids to when you need a little peace and quiet.

Flightee said...

Congratulations on the house! The kitchen looks great! Enjoy.

Pollak's said...

Your house is amazing, it looks great keep up the good work!