Our Starter Story!

It’s easy to get caught up in “keeping up with the Joneses”, isn’t it? We see the neat things that others have and we try to model our own lives after the people we think are really cool. But we all have to start somewhere, right? Allow me to share our “Starter Story” with all of you!

When we got married, we moved into a tiny one-bedroom apartment. We wanted to make sure that we didn’t over-extend ourselves financially, and we also knew we didn’t need need a lot of space.

We lived there for 2 years…check it out!

Do you see that we had our office and our living room combined? And how about that tiny little laundry room? And let me tell you, that kitchen was MUCH easier to clean, but it was so small that it was difficult to do too much extravagant cooking in!

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A BIG Announcement! (And an Easter wish!)

I am SO excited to announce that earlier this morning, my husband and I closed on our FIRST HOME!!! We could not be more thrilled…and terrified…all at the same time! (If you’ve ever bought a home, you know the feeling!)

We have said from the beginning what a blessing the whole experience has been. Yes, it has been stressful at times, but we believe people were specifically placed in our lives to help us with this process – it was definitely what we call “a God thing” all the way around!

We starting casually looking at homes in the Fall of 2012, when my husband started calculating how much we had spent in rent up to that point. (That’ll get ya every time!)

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