Friday, April 5, 2013


After some discussion and prayer, Jason and I decided we were "ready" to sell our house in hopes of buying something with a yard and a good school district.  On the Thursday of Spring Break, while Addison and I were in Harlingen, we listed our house on the market.  We knew the market had been strong in our neighborhood but were pleasantly surprised when we had two offers by Saturday afternoon.  After having both parties submit their final and best offer, we signed a contract on Saturday evening just three days after listing the house.  It was a bitter sweet feeling but definitely an answer to prayer.  We closed on the house today, 4 years and a month almost to the day after we bought it.  This was a great first house and has so many memories for Jason and I.  It was the house we bought just a few months before getting married.  We started our life as a married couple in this house.  We found out I was pregnant in this house and brought Addison home from the hospital to this house.  We have celebrated the holidays in this house and hosted parties for family and friends in this house.  We have spent lots of time in the common drive watching football games and BBQing.  We have developed a wonderful friendship with our neighbors Dan and Monica.  We made this house our home and loved every minute of it.  I am so sad it is no longer ours, but I do know that home is where your family is, and I feel confident we will make wonderful memories in our next house as well.  Until we find our next house, we are fortunate that Jenn is letting us rent her house.  Below are some pictures of our first house so I can always look back and remember it.  I hope these pictures will trigger all the wonderful moments we shared there.  So long house on Kiam.  In the words of my cousin's little girl...."It was a good 'ole house, but life goes on."  :)

Saying goodbye to our empty house

1 comment:

Cody and Britt said...

We will always love this house, too! So many special family times there, and we will never forget the fantastic engagement party and shower that you and that house hosted for us! We know the next one will be just as special. :)