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Thursday, May 5, 2011

Thankful Thursday - Change Is Great



Today, I am so thankful and excited. I said I might have some news, and I do. I'm moving, hooray! Let me share a little story with you. About a year and a half ago, I was in escrow to buy a house, at the last minute, the house was gone. It was a really, really sad time. Since I had already given notice on my rental, and someone else was moving in, I had to leave. In desperation, and thinking it was temporary, I rented the house I am in now. It is/was a nice place, but much smaller than my other house, so half of my belongs had to go into storage. I thought I could use the upstairs as my art studio, but I either bake or freeze up there, so my studio moved into the middle of my living space (and I've nearly stopped painting, so sad!). Then, my daughter moved back in with me. The only space for her was on the couch. So, in a nutshell, that is the squished into a house story.
However, now I am most happy and grateful to say I am moving, hooray! It is a really great hippie sort of cabin in the forest. It has lots of character and space. It is actually three cabins. One for me to live in, one for an art studio, and one for my daughter. It seems like a perfect fit for the current situation. I am so excited, I can't wait to show you pictures. Our move-in date is June 1st, and I can hardly wait!
So, how about you, what are you thankful for today?


11 comments:

Taylor Lynn said...

How awesome, Jennifer! Congrats! That cabin sounds fabulous. :) I bet you're ecstatic and will be for the next month or so! ;)

Gilding Lilies said...

Thanks Taylor Lynn, I am so excited!

Jamie said...

How exciting! I can't wait to hear all about it, what an incredible setting to foster creativity.

Simply Smitten said...

That sounds AMAZING, and definitely worth waiting for! Do you think you could put up a fourth cabin for me? ;) Can't wait to see pics!!! Congrats!

Gilding Lilies said...

Simply Smitten, I'm not sure I can manage a fourth cabin, but you're welcome to come and visit!

GiGi said...

Sending you best wishes and congratulations on the exciting news. Yay! Back to painting!

Gilding Lilies said...

Thanks GiGi, it's gonna be good!

Kathleen said...

sounds wonderful . cant wait to see pics

LindaMillion said...

This sounds wonderful! I'm so happy for you.

Laloofah said...

Hey, Jennifer!

Wow, I'm so behind - look at the exciting news I missed! What a nightmare that whole disappearing house trauma must have been, I'm sure glad you were able to find a place, even if it was too small. And now you're just days away from moving into your fun cabin(s)! You must be SO excited!! Your cabin(s) in the woods sound whimsical and so charming, can't wait to hear more about them!

Happy moving and congratulations!

(Our house has been on the market for a month, wish us luck ~ maybe we'll be following your example soon!) :-)

It's not Thursday, but today I'm thankful that BW is on vacation for the next two weeks and we just finished a landscaping project we started two weeks ago (but couldn't finish because of all our rain!)

Gilding Lilies said...

I wish you good luck with your house Laloofah!