Moving to a house

Hey guys, guys, we’re moving to a house! Like… tomorrow!! 8O

I’ve mentioned it on Twitter but I guess I should blog about it too. I found the house up for rent about 2 months ago. We were thinking about buying our own place, but even if we’re saving it’s still a long way to go before we can afford it. Renting suits us better for now.

Anyway, it’s a small row house. 3 rooms + kitchen, with a garage and laundry room.
All of my adult life I’ve lived in apartments in apartment buildings so just having a front door – my own front door, not a stairwell – will be amazing. And I won’t have to park the car on some parking lot somewhere, I’ll have a driveway and a garage. And a lawn! A very small lawn, but still a lawn. Whee!

We’ve spent all week packing and sorting. Tomorrow we’ll get the key to the house and then we’ll move all the small stuff. On Saturday we’ll rent a trailer or something and move all the furniture. Sunday we’ll move whatever’s left + clean the old apartment.
God, I’m getting tired just writing this… As I said on Twitter I’m already dreading moving all my books. :oops:

Markus: Hey, listen, I’ve packed the camera in this box. If you at any time get a sudden urge to photograph something this is where to look. It’s in the corner with the guy, under the box of dice.

Me: The… guy?

Markus: Yeah, he’s parachuting from an aeroplane taking pictures from the sky. :D

Me: Parachuting… Right. I’ll probably remember that.

That’s the man I’m marrying right there, haha ♥


  1. 30 August 2012

    How fun, good luck with your move :)

  2. 30 August 2012

    Hahaha, love the box! And congratulations on the house! It must be great to have your own space outside as well as inside :D

  3. 30 August 2012

    Im horrible at really labeling boxes. Thats so cute :)

    Congrats on the house! A driveway and a garage are extremely nice perks. Have fun settling in!

  4. Mendifae
    30 August 2012

    Congrats!! There’s nothing like having your own lawn! :D

  5. 2 September 2012

    Åh vad kul, grattis! :D Skulle också gärna bo i hus om jag hade råd. En egen gräsmatta vore guld!

    • 3 September 2012

      Grejen är att när vi räknade på huset kom vi fram till att det inte så skulle bli så hemskt mycket dyrare än lägenheten vi bodde i (vi hade rätt dyr hyra iofs). Eller jag får väl se när elräkningen kommer i vinter efter 4 veckor med 30 minusgrader… :S

  6. 3 September 2012

    Yay that is exciting! I hope the house is all you dreamed it would be. I personally enjoy not having to mow the lawn and shovel the snow off the driveway for now. But once I have kids I guess I would want to have a house to call my own. Cute guy drawing too. Your future husband sounds wonderful. :D

    • 3 September 2012

      Yeah, the snow… That’s the one thing I don’t look forward too. At least it’s a short driveway.
      My boyfriend does random stuff like that all the time, he’s rather interesting to live with. ^_^

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