April 4, 2013

Home Sweet Michigan

I'm officially a Michigan girl again! You might have read the update on my big sister's blog awhile back, but I wanted to make it official on here too. After 5+ years in Chicago, I had started to contemplate moving back to Michigan. Once my family started talking about building on Lake Michigan, I knew I wanted to be back here! I loved my time in Chicago and am thankful for all the good times and friends there, but it felt like the right time to move to Michigan.

I listed my condo on the market and it sold in 21 days!! That pushed my move date up quite a bit! My Realtor gave me a number of good tips for getting my house sale ready. I definitely think the updates I made and staging played a big part in how fast I sold, so I will have to do a blog post on it soon!
Moving day
 
I've been happy settling into Michigan so far, it's funny how quickly it felt like home again even though it was a complete 180 degree change. I went from hearing city sounds and ambulances every night to the sound of ducks quacking on the lake! Right now my sister and I are living on a little lake while we build the new house on Lake Michigan, we say we're in training for living on the "big lake"! It's so peaceful, I've slept like a baby every night since I've been home. And I'm definitely enjoying the view...



Luckily, the snow has finally melted and it's starting to feel like Spring around here now!

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2 comments:

  1. What a surprise to read this exciting news when I called by for a catch up here at last. You already know I believe life is an adventure so enjoy your new chapter. Thankyou so much for your kind words and continuing support on my own blog, so much appreciated.

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  2. Thanks so much for sharing this. When I moved, I had a lot of extra stuff so I had to look for some Michigan storage centers to put all of that stuff in. I just moved to Lansing for a job, and I'm enjoying it here so far.

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