Good Morning! We are slowly but surely settling into our new home, getting boxes unpacked and making this place functional. I spent three days deep cleaning the kitchen. It seemed like there was a layer of grease on everything. It’s finally cleaned and it was the first room unpacked. I figured the kitchen needed to be the first room as that’s where everyone will gather for a meal and I should know where everything is so I can cook.
I’m so glad we labeled every box and the movers knew exactly what room to take boxes to. A few here and there ended up in other rooms, but for the most part, we didn’t have to do any heavy lifting with the U-haul they packed. They delivered it right to our new address and unpacked everything into the appropriate rooms. Other than the second U-haul we had to pack ourselves, it was cake. I shouldn’t say that. Moving is never cake…even with movers. Scott and I still woke up to hurt backs and shoulders and being utterly exhausted all three days of this move.
Immediately when our moving truck arrived at our new address, the kids made friends with five little girls who live next door. This is one of those little girls. Those girls have been so excited to have neighbors that have kids their age. The following day, we were invited to a neighborhood s’mores roasting across the street. It’s such a friendly neighborhood. Everyone waves at you when they walk down the street or introduces themselves. Its awesome!
Thankfully I have a physical therapy appointment this morning to help manage some of that pain from lifting and moving boxes. Hopefully I can get back on track after moving and be pain-free again like I was days before we moved.
I can’t wait to unload my office. I have a washer and dryer coming Thursday! I’m so excited about it, as the current washer and dryer is just nasty! My new washer and dryer is cherry red! I also have a new couch coming next Thursday. I’m sad I have to wait so long for that one. Once the couch is here though, I think it will start to feel more homey.
I’m definitely having fun now organizing and unpacking…this is the fun part of moving and I can do it at my own pace…not on a deadline.
What’s the thing you hate the most about moving?
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