Thursday, July 24, 2008

Our Trip To Oregon

Every year Adam and I take a trip to Seaside, Oregon. It is actually a tradition that was started by my friend Tara's family and they were kind enough to take me on their spring break trip one year in college. I loved it so much that I decided to continue the tradition with my own family. This year instead of just Adam and I going by ourselves we invited my parents and my sister Denise. It was a lot of fun spending time with them in one of our favorite places. They had never been so we showed them all the fun things to do in Seaside including the arcade, flying kites, and riding the sand bikes. Mom took a turn on the sand bikes and after a tough start on the sand she got going and was riding all over the beach.

We went to breakfast at Pig N' Pancake, our favorite breakfast place in Seaside, and I happened to see Shannon my roommate from college and her family. How random is that? It happened to be their last day in Seaside and our first so it was good that we got to see each other before they left. I got a picture of Shannon and I in Pig 'N Pancake but sadly I lost that camera on the beach so I dont have it to share with everyone. Bummer. It was a great trip anyway.

The major improvements are done!!

After almost two months of living in the basement of our new house we were finally able to move upstairs to enjoy our new carpet and paint and all the other little things we did. As promised here are some before and after pictures of the house.

The Master Bedroom Before and Then...

The Office Before...And After

The Spare Bedroom Before...........And After

And of course the living room before and after...

Our Favorite part and place to hang out is probably the back yard and patio...

Saturday, July 5, 2008

It's Been a Long Time

Well, a lot has happened since the last time I wrote and I haven't had time to post any stories. We bought and moved into our new house and we love it! We have been working really hard on it to get it to where we want it. Since we have the time we have been living in the basement while we work on the upstairs. We have painted the whole upstairs and we are waiting for our carpet to be installed. Once that happens we can finally unpack and get settled. We can then have a big ol' BBQ and house warming party so you can all bring us gifts...I will leave a list of items we want at the end of this blog. Just kidding, we wont be asking for any gifts, maybe a bag of chips to bring to the BBQ or something. I will post before and after pictures later and maybe a pharmacy story or two. Hope everyone had a happy 4th! Thanks for all the help with got with painting from our family! We love you all.