We knew we'd be moving for five months, and yet, my heart wasn't prepared for leaving our friends that felt like family. I am awful with goodbyes to begin with. If you can imagine awkward encounters and uncontrollable tears then you can picture my departure. We were so blessed to live near and work with … Continue reading Community
We used to go to Costco for lunch dates during the middle of the week. We were living in South Bend, Indiana while Erik was finishing grad school and while options were limited, this was one of our favorite staples. I love their smoothies, and all of their vegetarian samples, while Erik loves their pizza, … Continue reading Why we’re leaving Silicon Valley
We have two months left in the Bay Area! I remember counting down the days until we were California residents and now I find myself equal parts excited, sad and anxious about leaving this place we've called home for the past few years. With our California clock running down we sat down and thought about … Continue reading Bay Area Bucket List
It's times like these that I'm grateful I'm not old and senile and don't confuse my google search browser with my Facebook status section, to that end, I have no excuse for the following. This home buying process has brought out an endless curiosity for all things, well, home buying. Here is an abbreviated list … Continue reading Well, this is embarrassing…
Our offer was accepted and we're now under contract! I've never been more excited and anxious in my life. Okay - so maybe that's an exaggeration since I recently planned a wedding and felt pretty similarly about what was and wasn't in my locust of control... but all this to say, we're almost there! & … Continue reading Under Contract!
For those that say there's no such thing as love at first sight, you've clearly never tried to shop for a home using a real estate app. In the Bay Area, I'd find myself falling in love with a home based on pictures every other hour. While looking into limited options in Oregon, however, I … Continue reading Extending an offer: take two
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