We bought a house now we have to fill it

So… this is my house.

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Or it will be. In 19 days. That’s right. The first of September marks us finally getting to the month of settlement. I still have to wait 19 days, but moving into our house is actually, finally, starting to feel real.

Let me rewind slightly… We set a three month settlement period for two reasons. 1) The current owner needed to find another house and 2) We had a six month lease on our apartment which doesn’t run out until a week after settlement (well planned!)

I am counting the days till I get to say goodbye to this shoebox apartment.

Sure this apartment has been extremely convenient for everything. But it is smaller than the apartment we were in in Sydney. It doesn’t have any decent windows. It doesn’t have space. It doesn’t even have an oven. Continue reading