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A Quick Update

Time is short. The girls are napping and I have so much to tell you, but I know naps won't last much longer.

So here's the quick recap.

I have the blueprints for the one story house in my hands! (And should have the rough estimate within a week or so.)

Easter was a success! We got two Easters, one with the Hubs' family, which was entertaining with 'hard boiled eggs' that turned out to not be boiled. Things got wonderfully messy with that one!

Then, a second Easter with my family at my parents' house. The highlight there was the amazing cheese dip! Seriously incredible! I'll tell you more later. Oh, and watching my sister chase a run away kite up hill! Definitely one of the best parts of the day!

So I'll sit down later and write all of this down in a bit more detail, but for now I hope you're enjoying your Monday. What was the highlight to your holiday?

Have a beautiful day!

Here's a house inspiration photo for today...

 

Oh what I would give to dissapear in there for a couple hours!

 

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