We Made It!

by Heather on September 24, 2012

And now we’re working on the frenzy of unpacking and taking care of a baby.  Which basically means we’re taking care of a baby and taking our time with the unpacking part :)  This is my view as of now:

So far in Little Rock I haven’t worn any makeup, I have about 10 cardboard cuts on my hands, have averaged about 4-5 hours of sleep a night and have spent more time making sure that Wes and the dogs aren’t freaking out than I have unpacking.  It’s been crazy.

 

However, since we’ve been here we’ve met our amazing neighbors, spent lots of time exploring the area (it took me a full 22 years to finally understand the streets of my hometown which is a basic grid-system – this could take a while), made plans for where we’re going to hike and hang out, and laughed harder than I have in the past few weeks.

 

To say this is overwhelming is an understatement, but I know that this was a good move for our family.  I can’t wait to share the house with you guys once we get it set up!  And even though I’m pretty exhausted I also can’t wait to get back in the kitchen.  Eating out is fun sometimes, but I’m finding that everything basically tastes the same now, no matter what restaurant we go to.

 

Now…let the journey begin!

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{ 14 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Ashley September 24, 2012

Good luck!!! I know this feeling all too well, minus the whole baby thing which I’m sure intensifies the situation. Make sure to get some rest!

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2 Liz @ Tip Top Shape September 24, 2012

How exciting!!! I’m happy to hear you have nice neighbors! That can really make or break the place you live.

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3 axelle the french cook September 24, 2012

A new beginning !!
You’ll need strength but I’m sure you’ll made it ;)

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4 Salah (BEAT) September 24, 2012

Yay!!! I’m so excited for ya’ll!!! Loveyou!

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5 Natalie @ Free Range Human September 24, 2012

I’m so glad you made it! Sending you stressless unpacking vibes!

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6 Delishhh September 24, 2012

But you already put up curtains!! wow! I hate moving, it takes me one year to settle in – good luck – seems you are doing a great job!

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7 Urban Wife September 24, 2012

Yay for cheery curtains! I feel the same way about eating out a lot. Don’t worry, you will be unpacked before you know it.

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8 Robin Sue September 24, 2012

Congrats! I missed alot here, but now that the kids are back in school I can catch up on all my favorite blogs. Wes is so cute! Can’t wait to see your house all together!!

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9 Sarah September 24, 2012

Oh girl. Hang in there! Unpacking can be fun because you are making this new place your HOME. And I know it will be lovely and love-filled.

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10 Kim in MD September 25, 2012

Congratulations on your move, Heather! The unpacking will happen over time, so don’t sweat that. Take care of your family and dogs and everything will fall into place eventually!

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11 Becky September 25, 2012

Glad the move is done for you. And Little Rock is such a beautiful place!!

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12 Lauren at Keep It Sweet September 25, 2012

Congrats / good luck, such an exciting move for you and your family!

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13 Anna @ On Anna's Plate October 6, 2012

This is totally, totally late, but I hope that y’all are settling into Little Rock nicely. I love Little Rock– that’s actually on our (very short) list of places that we’d potentially like to end up, if a job ever opened up at the university. Close to family, GREAT food and beautiful hiking– what more could you want?!? I know y’all will love it!

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14 Heather October 6, 2012

thanks sweetheart! that would be so fun if you guys do end up here – i’m 110% sure i’d love that ;)

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