The Door Is Still Open — Moving Day

The Door Is Still Open — Moving Day

The movers are here and the big day has arrived. I guess this is my final picture of this house.

The bright side is that I took the week off to pack and unpack. It has been really nice to be home and spend the time focusing on the girls and my husband.

Frankly, I have been so busy arranging our move that I marvel how everything gets done in addition to working full time. I consider it an open miracle!

My friend, Rachael, suggested a wonderful metaphor for our change in location.

Rachael said to equate the move to the transition stage of labor: we are giving birth to a new baby house.

Infinitely more positive than a tornado or a cyclone.

So, I am happy to announce the arrival of our new home!

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32 thoughts on “The Door Is Still Open — Moving Day

  1. Osyth June 8, 2016 at 5:08 PM Reply

    Bon courage to you all …. the new adventure starts here 🙂

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  2. Doctor Jonathan June 8, 2016 at 5:16 PM Reply

    Congratulations on the move. May the future bring as many happy memories as the past. Now, get back to cooking!!! 🙂

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  3. theturtle June 8, 2016 at 5:31 PM Reply

    Wishing you very happy beginnings in the new house 🙂
    Turtle Hugs

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    • Cooking For The Time Challenged June 8, 2016 at 5:32 PM Reply

      Thank you! A new beginning.

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      • theturtle June 8, 2016 at 5:35 PM

        Enjoy it as much as you can 🙂 even those maddening things that are bound to happen whenever there are big changes in our lives …sometime in the future you’ll laugh over the craziness 🙂
        Turtle Hugs

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      • Cooking For The Time Challenged June 8, 2016 at 7:04 PM

        Too true! Besides, no point to sweating the small stuff. I am so grateful to be on the other side of moving — unpacking.🏡

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  4. nancyruth June 8, 2016 at 7:59 PM Reply

    How nice. Enjoy the adventure of your new home.

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  5. healthyindiankitchen June 8, 2016 at 9:04 PM Reply

    Congratulations!!

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  6. Karina Pinella June 8, 2016 at 10:24 PM Reply

    Good-bye, house. Hello, Home.

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  7. anotherfoodieblogger June 8, 2016 at 11:51 PM Reply

    I look forward to seeing a photo of your new home! Congratulations! xo

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  8. Natascha's Palace June 9, 2016 at 4:30 AM Reply

    Oh this is bittersweet! Leaving the old house and memories behind and the excitement of starting again! Best of luck and congratulations!!

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  9. lynne hoareau June 9, 2016 at 5:38 AM Reply

    Carol, I wish you joy and happiness in your new home. New beginnings, new adventures 🙂

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  10. CHCooks June 9, 2016 at 6:02 AM Reply

    Congrats on the move 🙂

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  11. deborahcrocker June 9, 2016 at 7:57 PM Reply

    Congratulations

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  12. Lynz Real Cooking June 10, 2016 at 11:33 PM Reply

    Congratulations!

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