The next chapter

We are here.

Our mailbox has a roof.

Zoe's bedroom has a bright orange wall, just like she wanted it.

Her closet is yellow, just like she wanted it.

My favorite spot already: our kitchen's blogging eating area, complete with skylights and a view of Zoe's "play structure" in the backyard.

Zoe seemed to figure out our crazy new fridge before I did. She will lose interest in making ice at some point, right?

This is the one corner of our bedroom I can show you without moving a metric ton of CRAP.

The one thing missing?

Our first girl. Who arrived Thursday after her flight on the brand new pet airline.

The family is all here.

Our stuff is all here (somewhere).

Now the real fun begins.


Amie said...

Your new home is beautiful! I am so happy for your family. Happy unpacking and enjoy your next chapter--it looks like its going to be a great one.

Kathi McCracken Dente said...

Oh! Your house looks lovely! I love the colors in Zoe's room. Good luck unpacking!

desperate housewife said...

Yay! Your home looks gorgeous and hey, with such a great fridge, who needs unpacked boxes?

Marie Green said...

Ooooo! I love your house, from what I've seen of it... Do you like it? That is the real question, right?

I hope you are all settling in and feeling "at home"!

Sarah said...

Wow! Your new home looks beautiful :) I'm sure you will have many happy memories there.

Swistle said...

I love Zoe's room. Hey, why don't _I_ have an orange wall and a yellow closet?

bat7mess said...

Welcome to the DC area! Hope you guys are very happy in your new home!

Marianne said...

I love that there's an airline just for pets. Awesome!

artemisia said...

Welcome home!

I am so pumped you used the Pet Airline. Did everything go well?

Michelle said...

It looks so wonderful! I love your mailbox more than anyone should. Good luck settling in!

Existential Waitress said...

Your new home is so beautiful! Congrats!

Eleanor Q. said...

Can I just say that Zoe is awesome? How cool is she, that she wanted an orange wall and a yellow closet.

Do you like it? Are you settling in okay?

Astarte said...

I like orange! We had an orange ceiling in our old-old house, with yellow glaze, and it always looked like a sunrise to me. Now, our dining room has orange in it.

I'm glad you're here. :)

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