Here is the long awaited post.
I have had so many people ask me about the house that I posting before I even attempt to return e-mails.
Our new house is a lucky number. I am not saying it on here, but everyone got a good laugh at church on Sunday when I told them our new address and the we are The Gold's and we live in a gold house.
We try to make ourselves easy to find.
They thought it even funnier when I told them that we have a thing for picking great houses.
I am not sure if they believed me when I explained that we used to be The Gold and the end of The Rainbow, but most of you know that to be true.
Caroline loves our front window.
She smiles and blows kisses to everyone who passes.
Obviously my mom doesn't read the blog.
This is what she brought me for the porch.
I've only lived in Utah for two weeks and I'm already a hypocrite.
Our front room.
I can't believe that I live in a house that I love.
Thanks so much to my mom for her generosity in the decorating and furnishing department.
She thought it was about time that I love my space.
And she was right.
I absolutely went gaga over this portrait of the Salt Lake Temple.
This photo does not do it justice.
It looks like the girls have made themselves at home.
We already have Uno cards all over the downstairs family room floor.
Do you see those couches? They have your kids names on them.
And this is Abigail's room adjacent to the family room.
It's pretty much a Five Star hotel.
It doubles as the guest room.
Come visit soon, ya hear?
You can't see the beautiful photo of the dogwoods.
You will have to see for yourself if it does Tennessee justice.
I think it can only do so much when it's just in black and white.
Abigail and I fraught over who got this portrait for a whole 24 hours.
Her decor won out. Boo hoo.
Our office is in a little alcove off the family room.
It's perfect. We were able to put in a table next to the desk for homework/laptop space.
You can't see it but straight ahead is the downstairs bathroom.
We put in one of those extra roomy shower curtains just for you.
Here is half the backyard.
I can't wait to plant some stuff in the flower bed.
LG loves the shed. It's an extra bonus. And doubles as the kids clubhouse.
I think today he is really happy that it only takes him a half hour to mow.
We are gonna save ourselves some serious yard-work time.
The other half. The girls love the swing.
LG and I have been too busy to take advantage so far.
The photo is taken from the garage door entrance. You have to go through the garage to get to backyard.
Olive and KittyBear use the doggy door.
Going down the hall.
Our half bath.
I told the owner of the house that having our own sink and toilet is an upgrade for us.
We still have to share the shower in the bathroom down the hall with the kids.
LG wanted to keep the extra powerful showerhead,
but I told him it would have to be toned down so that I could actually stand to shower.
LG loves the shampoo dispenser.
I love the glass doors that keep the kids from splashing water all over the place.
Sophia and Bella are so proud of their new room.
They even make their beds every other day.
Thanks to my mom and dad for the new bedding and dressers.
It is awesome having their own special space for all their things.
They even shut their dresser drawers every other day.
Last but certainly not least, Caroline's room.
I picked out the shabby chic cherry blossom bedspread.
The green leaves match the antique dresser perfectly.
The old vanity/desk is painted white and ready to be moved in also, but I haven't done it yet.
One thing at a time.
Next project is painting all my old frames brown to make a collage downstairs.
I'll keep you posted.
You know I will.