The sun was setting as we drove over the Gay Street Bridge in Knoxville, TN. The water far below us was so beautiful in the golden light. The clouds that stretched across the sky were tinted pink. Everything around me was perfectly lovely. We'd spent the whole day driving and we were exhausted. We had … Continue reading Looking To Belong
We always joke that our family is semi-nomadic. We only stay in one place for so long before we’re packin’ up the U-Haul and hitting the road again. There are both pros and cons to this type of lifestyle. (also, I wrote this in the midst of our most recent moves, but didn't get around … Continue reading Pros and Cons of being Semi-Nomadic
Hey guys! Today I am going to be sharing some tips for helping kids through moves. As someone who has moved over a lot of times in my life, I’d dare to say that I am an expert in this area. *goofy grin* I’ve done both short, “easy” moves as well as lengthy, cross-state moves. … Continue reading How To Help Young Children With A Move
I’ve lived in a lot of different houses over the years. If I remember correctly, the last place that I was sad to leave was our little farm, when I was around nine or ten years old. It wasn’t that I loved the house (it was a double wide trailer that was terrifying to be … Continue reading What Makes A House A Home
*stumbles over to chair and stares at the screen for a really long time* *wishes I had a cup of coffee* *goes to the kitchen to get one* *remembers that we don’t have a microwave anymore and all of the pans are either in the fridge, dishwasher or boxes* *melts* I’m tired, guys. I really … Continue reading Roaches & Respiratory Infections
Hey friends! We officially moved into our new house on October 2nd. *wipes forehead* since then we have been cleaning (lots of cleaning, unfortunately) and unpacking! ANYWAY, moving is a perfect time for funny/weird/laughable things to happen. 😉 Enjoy this segment of Chronicles of a Chronic Mover. 😉 Amazingly, the drive down here went very … Continue reading Chronicles Of A Chronic Mover 2.0
Guys, I seriously can't believe it. It's here. It's really, truly here. We're leaving Tennessee for our new home tomorrow. This is our last full day living here. I'm still in shock, I guess. As much as I love moving and traveling, this happened so fast that my mind had no time to wrap itself … Continue reading It’s Finally Here (+ a couple awards and 25,000 words worth of pictures)
Hey guys! I did one of these day-in-the-life things back in March, but my life has changed quite a bit since then. I was planning to write up a whole post announcing this, but it fits in here fine, so yeah. XD We are planning another move. Within the next few weeks actually. *grins awkwardly … Continue reading A Day In My Life 2.0 (+ surprising announcement)
The smell of bacon hung heavy in the air. Kara breathed in deeply and a smile spread over her acne-ridden face. She slid into her chair, ignoring the chocolate handprints and the unidentifiable smears that covered the wooden seat. Kara grabbed a piece of homemade sourdough bread and layered it with juicy slices of tomato, … Continue reading Home (Part 1 of 2)
If there is one thing that I know a lot about, it is moving. When a person does something over and over again, there are bound to be mishaps, lessons and hilarious stories that happen along the way. So it is with moving in my life. *nods* Grab some popcorn, sit back and enjoy some … Continue reading Chronicles of a Chronic Mover
Your friends and family aren’t surprised when you announce another move and are always asking, “Hey, where are you moving next? You’re a pro at packing and unpacking. You can’t believe it when people talk about growing up in ONE house and rarely leaving the state. You move instead of taking vacations. Your online shopping … Continue reading You Know You’ve Moved A Lot When…
HELLO PEOPLE! I HAVE MISSED YOU! We haven’t had internet since we left our temporary home, which is why I haven’t posted anything in so long. But the internet is running now and I am finally back here where I belong! *happy sighs* When I left you, we had just closed on our house. On … Continue reading Operation Moving: Update
We closed on our house this morning!!!! *CHEERS* I am so happy that we finally have our house! I'm sooo excited to get moved in! I LOVE our new room! *heart eyes* It's HUGE, which is GREAT! 🙂 Thank you to everyone who prayed for us during this whole process! ~Hattush P.S. Hey all, check … Continue reading We Have A House!!!
*WEEPS* people, this is awful! THIS IS TRAGIC! THIS IS HEARTBREAKING! *wipes tears away from very red eyes and attempts to stop weeping* WHY OH WHY?! *controls self* Today, I'm writing a blog post to say farewell to something that has served me very well over the past almost year; something that has helped me … Continue reading Farewell, Faithful Friend!