Monday, February 25, 2013

Saying goodbye...

10-years ago, I made the decision to purchase a lovely 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom condo. I was not dating anyone seriously at the time and I felt that I didn't really need a ton of space. I made that decision because I felt that the smaller mortgage payment would allow me to still travel to MA to visit my family often (yes, I used to "go home" every 6-weeks) and also to travel leisurely.

10-years later, I will be saying goodbye to the place I have called home for the last 10-years. Somehow I feel like moving on means I am officially becoming a grown-up. It is bitter-sweet because while I am excited to have more space (especially since JOE's things take up the majority of the condo), I will miss the coziness of the condo. I had a lot of happy memories here.

I shared a lot of meals at this table. When J & I were first dating, I used to cook him dinner and we'd eat at the dinner table. I also hosted a few dinners with friends.
Goodbye glass we need something more solid because glass and baby don't go together.

The lovely kitchen where I prepared so many meals! I'll now need to get used to a different kitchen. All the magnets on the refrigerator are from places I have visited over the years. I collect magnets :-).

I enjoyed sleeping on this bed. Unfortunately, it has since shrunk since JOE decided to move in. Goodbye bed...we now have to get a bigger and more kid friendly bed so kids can climb in and out if needed.

I spent quite a few summers people watching from this balcony. J even helped me stain it when we had to replace the wood. We don't have a balcony in our new place but we're hoping to put in a patio at some point  so we can enjoy outdoor meals as a family.

Yup...I feel like another era in my life is about to begin. I look forward to all the fun adventures this new era will bring.

Happy Monday readers!


  1. it is sad saying goodbye ... especially to the first place you truly considered your home. i have a feeling i'll be that way when we say goodbye to our current home in the future.

    cheers to new beginnings and more space :)

    1. Thank you. I am looking forward to the new adventures as a family in our new home.

  2. Aww, you will make so many new memories in your new home it will be wonderful!

  3. So many lovely memories, and many more to be made in your new home.Here's to new beginings!

  4. Wow J, your condo looks amazing. No wonder it's hard to turn that page. Great memories await you guys in the new house.

    PS - we collect magnets too. Great minds clearly think alike :)

    1. Thank you. It is so well lite, that was the reason I fell in love with it.
      Looking forward to making a new home with J & JOE.

  5. looks like a beautiful home! It was a little hard moving from our first house, but I like the new one so much more! Best of luck with the move!!

    {love jenny xoxo}

  6. Look on the bright side.... You have a new home in which to make wonderful new memories that will last a life time!

  7. Congrats on this new phase in your life. Home ownership is an awesome thing. It will give your little one roots and a place to truly grow up in. Exciting times. By the way, Abby loves the birthday present Jordan sent her. It is one of her new favorite toys. Thanks so much!!

    1. You are very welcome! I am so glad she loves it. Looks like she had quite a fun birthday! Good job momma!

  8. Awwww...i love the memories you shared but it sounds like nothing but exciting times ahead for you and the family in your new home. there is nothing better. here's to more memories!!


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