Tuesday, June 25, 2013

We have Relocated

Whew.  The past hear and a half has been quiet a year for our family.  Our family is such a blessing to me and God showers us all with blessings and love.

One such blessing is our new home.   After five years in our beautiful lake house, we decided this farmhouse out in the country would be the perfect home for our family. 

The house had great bones, but needed lots of cosmetic work. We have a very long to do list waiting for us to get to and I love the rooms in the house.  Here are some before photos:


Looking into the family room...

Living Room...

Dining Room...

More Living Room...

We moved during the month of April.  We had rain, snow, and ice storms for 26 days.  That's okay though.  We're a tough group and a little or a lot of precipitation slowed us down, but it did not stop us.  And the snow was pretty.

After we had the stuff moved, we went to work ripping up carpeting,

Getting rid of turquoise paint...

Getting our hands dirty...

And getting the chickens settled in their new yard.

And amid the work lists and chores, spring came and thrilled us with it's beauty.

And while we have not even managed to finish a single room, we are getting there and it is starting to feel like home to us.

And finally the best evidence that this is home sweet home is smiling faces.
I can honestly say that doing the dishes in the evening is one of my favorite times of the day.
We all dance and sing our way though the dishes.
And when I see this I know everything is as it should be in the Boiten household.

More to come.

1 comment:

  1. Congrats- couldn't be happier for you all.

    It's going to be fun to see how you change things up in the near future. What a special thing, huh?