Starting in October, I planned on picking a theme for the each month to focus on in this blog for the rest of the year. My theme for October was all about me. I found that topic pretty hard to stick with! Talking about oneself can be hard! For November, I’ve picked a topic that should be overly easy for me to go on and on about: my house and home!
Another reason to talk about our house in November is bc November 12th is the 3 year anniversary of living here! We bought our house in July 2015, but were still transitioning to living in a different state so didn’t fully move in until a few months later.
For the most part, moving into and living in our own house is as fantastic as I imagined it would be. After 15 years of apartment living, being able to fix anything, or do anything we want to our own house is wonderful.
One thing I wasn’t expecting was that the contents of our apartment, which was about 1/2 the size of our new home, completely filled the house, including the basement. When we moved we bought very little new items, but somehow we had furniture, clothes, books, and stuff to fill every nook and cranny.
Slowly and surely we have been making our house our own, some of that involves learning what we want our house and lifestyle to be. Cleaning, decluttering, curating, and “upgrading” our house has been a wonderful and sometimes difficult experience but I wouldn’t want it any other way.
This month, I plan to share more about our house, how we have and are making it our home; more about where we live and why we love it.