Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Home Sweet Home...I love it!!!!!

After four days of traveling, 2,650 miles of driving, spending wayyyyy too much money on gas, hotels and food, I am finally in Virginia Beach!!!!! We made it here yesterday around 3 pm and went over to the district office to pick up our keys to my new home!!! Yesterday was an emotional roller coaster ride for me, simply because all the months of planning and waiting for this move to happen had passed, and the day was finally here! I was going to see my new home, the place where my husband and I will share our life together for the next three years. I couldn't sleep all night the day before so I was very exhausted and cranky yesterday. I was also terrified by the lady who works for Lincoln and issued me my keys. She so politely informed me that I will get lost ALL THE TIME. She let me know that traffic is crazy, which we witnessed first hand while driving in from Richmond, but its nothing I'm not used to since I'm from California. She definitely stressed me out and almost made me have an anxiety attack once we left there.

 I'll admit I was a little worried that my house wouldn't be as nice as I'd hoped since I knew we weren't gonna be living in one of the brand new, bright and shiny neighborhoods. But I was very pleasantly surprised!! I absolutely love our house!! Its so cute and the neighborhood is just adorable! We actually have three bedrooms: a master bedroom and two smaller rooms, but I guess they don't count the third room in the sq footage for some reason. All three rooms have closets but my room has a WALK IN CLOSET!!! I was so freaking excited when I opened it and saw how big it was!! I literally threw my arms out and twirled around I was so happy!! :) I also met my next door neighbor and she was very sweet and helpful and talked to us for about half an hour outside and told us all about the neighborhood.

So far it has been very quiet here, and the only bad thing is that my furniture arrived here before we did (that driver was just way too efficient I guess) so he had our stuff placed in a temporary storage unit at another companies wharehouse. He didn't even call me until yesterday to give me the number and name of the 3rd moving company I have to deal with. At this point I am so over it!!! They were supposed to deliver my furniture today but when I called yesterday the lady said they can't deliver until the 3rd or 4th of August since its a very busy time for them. Needless to say I was a little pissed, but theres nothing really I can do about it. I just feel bad for my inlaws and Grandpa because they are here with me and have nothing to sit on and no tv or anything to do, lol. We dont even have any pots or pans to cook with so that has been interesting.

 Hopefully my stuff will be delivered next week when they said, if not I am going to be really stressed out!! Then it will be crazy and hectic trying to get it all set up before my hubby comes home soon. I really want to have as much as possible set up and make our home  nice and cozy for him. I just want to make him happy when he gets off that darn ship!! :) I am so thankful and happy that the Lord got us here safely and that I have a wonderful family and in-laws to help me get through this move. I am going to be so sad when they leave and I am here all alone until my hubby comes home. I'm definitely a little worried about being here by myself and I know I'm gonna be so lonely!

I am excited though because there are so many wonderful bloggy friends that I will be able to meet now that I am on the East Coast!! I'm so excited to meet Mrs. Gambizzle and Samantha sometime soon!! Plus I will defintely need to meet up somewhere with Miss Jordan, Reina and Nicole!! Its gonna be fabulous.... :) Now that I have practically written a novel here, I'm off to enjoy a dinner on the floor with my family. We're having stouffers lasagna, garlic bread, and caesar salad!!! Mmmmmmmm I can almost taste it.... :)




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22 comments:

  1. aww yay..welcome:) are you living in housing?

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  2. Welcome to Hampton Roads! I think I know that area where you live. Get a map, and you won't get lost! Everything you need is right off of 264. I hope you love it here :)

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  3. Oh my gosh! After all the stress your new home sounds AMAZING! I am glad you mad it safe and enjoy Virginia!

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  4. And you have me and two other blogging girlies only an hour away from you so you are going to be just fine! I'm glad you got there safely and that you love the new place. I hope your furniture turns up soon!

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  5. Like C.W. said: 264 and 64... learn them, live them, don't be on them during rush hour :(

    I love Hmpton Roads and miss it so much! Being back home for the month only made it worse! It's a great place with a bunch of fabulous things to discover! Enjoy your time here! I can't wait to hear all about it!

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  6. that's so great!! good luck getting all your stuff back!!

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  7. Yaaaay! I'm glad you made it safely and hopefully all your crappy days in the past few weeks will be redeemed! Kind of like karma!

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  8. Yay! Congrats on your new house :) And be warned... I learned how to drive in LA too, but East Coast drivers are absolutely INSANE!

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  9. post ppictures! i'd love to see it once you get it set up.

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  10. Not til Aug 3rd or 4th!! What a disaster!!!!! But at least you're there :) and that much closer to seeing him!!!

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  11. I am so glad that you have gotten there safe and the east coast is treating you well! I cannot wait to meet you and hear about all of your fun adventures in VA Beach.

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  12. So glad you made it safe and that you have the keys to your house!!!! I bet that's a great feeling! Now let the unpacking begin!!!

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  13. Congrats on moving!!! Virginia is a pretty crazy place..invest in a gps, but it's very easy to learn. And like Elizabeth said.. avoid driving if possible during rush hour. I prefer driving overnight :)

    I can't wait to read about your time in Virginia because I'm sure we will have the same ones!!

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  14. Have fun girlie! You're gonna love Virginia. :) I'm so glad you made it there safe and sound.

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  15. A GPS will be your best friend! Spend lots of time at the beach on base, I'm thinking you're near Little Creek. It will keep you guys busy :) Have fun exploring.

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  16. I'm so glad you made it there!!!! I really hope your furniture gets there soon so you don't have to eat on the floor like I know we will! =)

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  17. Yay! Welcome! I hope you enjoyed that delicious dinner. :)

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  18. I'm so glad to hear that you made it safely. I hope you love it there and your hubby will be home before you know it. Best wishes!

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  19. I'm so happy things are going good for you, except for the Lincoln lady who told you that you'd get lost all the time! Get some maps and keep them in your car just in case. :)

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  20. Enjoy the area! We were there for 4 1/2 years & loved it!

    One thing that helped me is "East to the Beach." "West is away" as in a way from the beach. That always helped me. And it really isn't that bad.

    Good luck!

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