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V and Co: home


for the summer months i’ll be blogging here and there with a few pics of what we’re up to. i’ll be closing comments so that i can focus mainly on my family and this special and rare occasion of having my WHOLE family at home. you can still contact me via email, facebook, or twitter. please feel free to! and we’ll “talk” more on the blog after the summer months! thanks so much!
we are moved in.
we are eating, sleeping, and pooping living in our home. (oh you know i had to throw that in there…its been too long since i said that word on here.)
it feels good. and comforting, to finally have things settled.
some of the small details that made it in the move and into this house are finding new homes.

the animals are calming down, children are adapting to “new” things like fire flies and humidity.

that first day we rolled into town, i guess the midwest was having a really big heat wave which includes a LOT of humidity.

we had to spend the night in a hotel till we signed papers on the house, so we got to the hotel and we all (we, meaning husband and i and the 4 kids and the big huge dog and the angry cat) were trying to get inside into some air conditioned air and quickly at that. once we were inside and settled i passed the mirror did a double take and yup sure enough i came face to face with:

alice cooper
i turn around to jake and say “really? you weren’t going to say anything about my makeup and hair?”
he answered: “what? oh yeah your hair’s doing the angry squirrel thing.”
i stand there staring at him not understanding so he continues: “you know cause it looks like it’s screaming at you.”

so i turn to facebook yet again. and yes you came to my rescue (apparently no ones make up was staying on for a few days) but i was given the suggestion of mineral make up to keep stuff on, thankfully i had that on hand and now no more alice cooper face (or hair! i got stuff for that too!)
even though i’ve only put up one frame on the wall (see first picture)and we’ve been here only a week and 3 days… i feel like this is finally becoming our home. and i feel really comfy here. iowan’s are SUPER nice. seriously!

there is one major purchase i need to probably look into, and soon…couches, so we can stop this kind of behavior. seriously he does somersaults and hand stands whenever he can. so next on the list: couches and gym classes for kyle. :/