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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

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


My first place

Ok so we didn’t make the cut on HGTV but we did find our first house!  It’s been a super exciting process, albeit a little stressful; there have been a few times when I thought we’d be camped out in the… 685 more words