Tuesday, October 9, 2012

~~~Goodbye My House.....~~~

 Hi all and THANK YOU for hanging in there and waiting for me! It has been CAAAA RAZY moving. After being in the old house for 28 years, we sure accumulated alot of STUFF! I know I will have to get rid of alot but have to live HERE for awhile and see what we use and don't use. I thought I would share some pictures of the old house....EMPTY! It looks SO strange to me. This first picture is the dining room. The picture below is the living room. Yvonne, the sofa you love is now HERE and looks right at home:):)
 I always LOVED this fireplace and decorating that mantle.
 This is the foyer, taken from the kitchen
 This was my office/guest room.
 and the bathroom off of that.

 This was the "Africa room". Now our bonus room is being fitted with alot of the items that were in here.

 The "bridge" upstairs. I used to sit up there, when we first moved in and read....
 The master bedroom.The drapes are a dark green, not blue as they appear. I did get the plants down:)
 master bath vanity
 Here is a TINY sneak peek at the new house. This was before the furniture got here. It looks better right now but not everything is in place so it will be a few days til I can really share. I do want to say how much I LOOOOOVE this new house! Quite a different space but we will make it HOME!!!!  Please be patient and I will post as soon as I can! XO, Pinky


  1. How exciting it will be for you to decorate your beautiful new home for the holidays this year. Enjoy!

  2. Pinky, isn't it funny to see your home with its "soul" removed? Each time we've moved, when everything is packed up, that's when I feel the home is no longer ours. Then, I REALLY get excited about the new place. I am sure you will have the new place all decorated in no time!

  3. I'm sure it's a little bitter sweet. I can't wait to see your new place decorated.

  4. Pinky,
    I can't wait to see more of the new house, so exciting! I agree, leaving the other house behind is bitter sweet. ((HUGS))

  5. Oh, Pinky, how sad!! Did you shed a few tears. You were there so long, but NOW for the fun. Starting to decorate anew. I would be getting so excited..Can't wait to see what you will do..Happy Tuesday..Judy

  6. Hi Pinky! Oh, leaving a home is kind of like leaving a part of yourself. But...your new home is gorgeous and I know you're going to love it and can't wait to see it.
    be a sweetie,
    Shelia :)

  7. I LOVE your old home. Someone is getting a gem!
    I'm waiting for my invitation!!!!

  8. I know it must be hard to leave a place that you have lived in for so long. We have been in our home for 26 years and I can't bear the thought of ever leaving. But your new home sounds lovely and I can't wait to see it with all of your personal touches :)


  9. Great old home and I do remember how lovely you had her decorated! The important thing here, is that you are enamored with your new house and that's what's more important than anything else! I'm sure it's going to look gorgeous, knowing you!! So, I can't wait til you share the finished move! Big hugs,

  10. Pinky,
    Saying goodbye envokes many, many emotions!!! So~o~o thankful that you were able to know that another family will soon call your house...home! In the meantime, please take it easy unpacking!!! Your new home is going to be exquisite!!! Let the making of Precious Memories begin!!!

  11. Hi Pinky-
    Well this great to see but also a bit sad to see. Even though I've never been there I felt as though I had. I've been in and out of your house since the Rate My Space days! I remember talking to you about the mantel Joe had just redone. The bamboo was hard to stain. I envy your ability to move from one nice home to another! What a great retirement home you have. You are going to love it and all the conveniences that come along with it. Can't wait to see more pictures as you progress! Hugs,Liz

  12. I am so excited about your new house and it looks wonderful!!! There is something always so sad about leaving a home. I can't even imagine after 28 years there! I always make everyone wander from room to room and tell a memory. Then I cry and we have to go! You will be all settled in your sweet new digs soon! I can't wait to see!

  13. It's so exciting for you as you start this new phase and chapter of your wonderful life. Cherish the wonderful memories of your old home, and have fun in developing joyous memories of your new home. Best wishes!

  14. Every time that I've moved, it has always been with mixed feelings no matter how excited I am about the "new" house. I'm so excited that you're excited to be in your new home. Can't wait to see more of this next chapter in your life!

  15. We moved after 27 yrs in the same house, so I know about stuff, lol!
    I never regretted moving for one minute. A new house, and new beginnings. God bless your new home and give you many years of good health to enjoy it!

  16. Hi Pinky! I know you must be excited and thrilled to be in your new home! I'm looking forward to seeing the reveal! Good luck with the unpacking :)

  17. How exciting for you!! Even though I bet the move pretty much did you in...I would have done me in.

    Looking forward to seeing your new home all decorated in your special style!!


  18. I know that even though you were looking forward to the new home that it was an emotional time when you had to say goodbye to the previous one. I know you have a TON of fond memories of your life there. I look forward to sharing with you in the new memories you will make. Congratulations on the move, Pinky. Enjoy all that decorating!!!!!

  19. You are going to have so much fun turning the new house into your home.

  20. I know this isn't easy to leave, but your new home is lovely too! I look forward to seeing how you decorate it! New chapters can be so exciting!

  21. Congratulations on your move!

    Thank you for stopping by! I hope you try the Pumpkin Blue Cheese Macaroni!

    Take care, Elizabeth

  22. I remember how sad it was to leave one of our homes in which our son practically grew up in...On the day we left that home, our son came home from college to say "goodbye" to the house....I never realized how much it meant to him...he said it was full of great childhood memories...I was so blown away....I know it was great to have sold it, but also sad to leave a home full of beautiful memories!!....

  23. My parents moved after 35 years in the same house & it's soooo weird!!! I can't wait to see the new house!

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