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You come upon a house in the woods...

I have a bad habit of looking at houses for sale in our area long before Mr. Bear and I were ready to begin our quest for our first home. 111 more words

First Time Home Buyer

This Old House

I’ve been awfully reminiscent lately of the past 2 years and 8 months in our 1st home together. Showing the house to prospective renters, I find myself wanting to point out every single beautiful quality of the home like a proud mother when asked to describe her child. 775 more words


our apartment!

I have to admit, I kind of thought we would invite everyone we knew over to our little apartment… but soon we realized it is pretty¬†small. 256 more words

For The Home

It Isn't Much...

Things are getting closer now. We are officially 3 days away from the wedding. Trevor and I could not be more excited! It feels like we’ve been waiting forever to get married! 364 more words

My Writing Space

I don’t really use the same space to write. The first time I kept a journal (which I think we equate to today’s blogs), I was six-years-old on a family road trip to Yellowstone, WY. 321 more words


A new home for the Swansons.

After ending a long and stressful whirlwind of house hunting, Jar and I finally found our dream home. Looking back, I wish I would’ve documented those many months of waiting and wanting. 554 more words

Our First Place

A Tribute to 252

Yesterday, Dayne & I said goodbye to our apartment. Our itty-bitty, practically-on-top-of-the-Rt.-30-bypass, faces-the-garages-and-garbage-dump, beautiful, lovable, first-married apartment. The place I moved into mostly by myself (I dutifully carried my TV down the hill and up the stairs in the summer heat, wondering if I was going to make it). 323 more words