Where have I been since before the holiday break – IN DECEMBER? What have I been up to? Why have I been so MIA? WHY HAVEN’T I UPDATED MY BLOG?!?!?! Believe me – I’ve heard all three (maybe four) of you asking me these questions, wondering why I could barely spare a second to update my blog?
Well, since I’M 30 (THIRTY) YEARS OLD NOW (today!), I suppose I can spill the beans. It won’t be exciting to you at all, unless you happen to live in uber-bawlmer, super-hip, kitsch, john-watersy, and hon-i-fied HAMPDEN, Baltimore, Maryland… Because that’s where this chica just bought a house!!!
I’m going to back up and say that I haven’t technically bought the house yet – I don’t close until the end of February – but the sellers did accept my offer and the ball has been rolling forward since that glorious day in early January when the Ravens beat the Patriots (just to fall to the hands of those nasty Colts). But goodness… buying a house takes up 160 percent of one’s time, doesn’t it? Who knew? Not me… this is my first home. Couple that with my busiest work month of the year, and a side project I took on before I knew I’d have no time due to a house purchase, and dang. I have been so busy, I didn’t know which end was up. But it’s ok, because I bought a home!
I love saying that. Typing it, too.
Anyway, I’m a big girl now, and I’m here to tell the rest of my friends that have yet to turn 30 (why am I always the first?)… 30 feels great. My life is great. I have everything to be happy and excited about, and for the first time in a while, I am! Hooray for birthdays and optimism (and chewy sweet tarts)!
Since I also own approximately zero pieces of furniture (actual calculation) – I live in a very small studio now, remember? – I will be trying my best to document my decoration process… and more importantly – asking for help. Delight by Design, I’m looking at you. You, too, Apartment Therapy.
So let me start of asking a question: Do any of you have any design blogs that you’d recommend for me? I’m ready to get my creative juices flowing!