Thursday, April 1, 2010

Blessed beyond measure...

The official post with pictures we finally found the camera cord in a box tucked away in the study at 10:45 last night :)

I just want to say that buying a house was one of the most stressful things ever. There was so much anticipation surrounding it and I often felt like my faith was slipping because I worried so much about whether or not things would happen the way they needed to.

I broke down the week before we closed and admitted to my husband that I wasn't sure my faith was strong enough to see me through this challenge and he told me to trust in God and not be afraid to admit my fears so that I gave it all to God through tear stained eyes. The next few days were a nightmare as we waited to hear from our loan officer and finally at 2:45PM on Thursday the 25th we got the all clear and the final numbers that we were anxiously awaiting and they turned out to be less than we were expecting I kind of felt like it was God's way of saying see Mrs. A I told you I'd take care of you. Mr. A and I chose to tithe a large portion of the left over funds we felt God made it possible for us to have that money and He deserved His share.

Anyway at 10:45AM on Friday the 26th we got keys to our home and drove straight there after closing we ran all through the house soaking in the awesome feeling of owning our home! Then our wonderful amazing friends helped us move and yes we really did do it in just about 2.5 hours. I think total we had about 10 people helping us and we felt truly blessed as we bought pizza and celebrated with our friends who were so geniunely happy for us.

Ok so enough chit chat on to the pictures these were taken the day of closing so I'll post pics as we get moved in too. BTW maybe you lovely bloggers can help Mr. A and I settle a debate I've said we should paint our wood trim to modernize the house and make choosing paint colors easier he says we should leave it we both could go either way. So what are your thoughts?

Here we are with our sold sign :)

and again yes Mr. A is hanging in the tree someone told him to climb it so he did and no I don't have any make up on we'd been moving :p


in front of our front door I can't wait to decorate the porch for Holidays!!


the study AKA Mr. A's room and yes that awful red is going away!


living room with fireplace

standing in the living room looking up over the 1/2 wall into the kitchen which BTW I pink puffy heart!


downstairs bathroom


masterbedroom the ceiling fan has got to be raised I'm not tall by any means and I nearly hit it :(


upstairs bath why yes that is dark turquoise paint and yes it's going bye bye.

guest room 1 and Mr. A already in fix it mode :)

guest room 2 AKA Mrs. A's craft area for now.


So there you have it pics of our wonderful new home we're slowly getting boxes unpacked. I kind of feel like I have two jobs right now one at work and one unpacking boxes at home. Hopefully we'll get it all unpacked soon and then we can get to work on the little improvement projects like some paint over that awful red and even more awful deep turquoise blech. I'm not a fan of dark colors for walls so those will be changing.

Thanks so much for all of your kind words on my last few posts I've missed my bloggie friends and cannot wait to get caught up with your lives..

Later Alligators...

Mrs. A


Alissa said...

What a beautiful house! How exciting, you both look so happy. I can't wait to hear about the exciting things you do to the place.

Jami Balmet said...

Wow! Your house is Beautiful!!!!! I love it!!!!!!

I'm glad the stress is passed and hopefully you can focus on the fun stuff of moving in :D

Please post more pics once you start decorating!!!!!

Pocketfull of Pink @ 5th Belle Ave said...

Thank you SO much for stopping by my blog! CONGRATULATIONS on your new home! I am so smitten with your kitchen - I love all of the white! What a special and exciting time in your life. I can't wait to see how it unfolds as you get settled!

Risley said...

love it!!

Taylor @ The Undomestic Momma said...

How exciting!!!! You are going to make that the cutest holiday porch ever---cant wait to see it!!!

Melissa said...

congrats! my husband and i just closed on our first house today, so i know all the feelings you described! enjoy making it your very own! have a wonderful and truly blessed Easter, remembering Him!

Mrs. S. said...

What a cute house! I see so much potential!

Lauren said...

YEAH!!! That's such a great house! Enjoy yourselves!

Meredith said...

Yay! Congratulations--it's beautiful! :) :) :)

LeAnna said...

So glad everything worked out a-ok! It looks amazing!!!

Anonymous said...

Awesome!!! Thanks for sharing the pics! Have a Blessed Weekend!

Mrs. Lukie said...

What a beautiful home--and congratulations! Oh, and my vote is YES, paint the wood trim :)

Anne said...

Congrats!!! I dream of the day hubby & I have our first real home. I hope you have a wonderful time getting things organized and making it 'your own.' :)

Llama said...

CONGRATTTTTTSSS! I knew that you would make it through...and loooook at what youve got! It is so gorgeous! I wish you a lifetime of happy memories!

In this wonderful life... said...

cute house! Congrats :)

Stephanie said...

Yay! Congrats on the house! How exciting!