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Our home is on the cover of Oregon Home Mag!

Friends! Do you recognize this kitchen? So fun to have our home featured on the cover of Oregon Home Magazine as well as a lovely article written by Emily Grosvenor called “The Art Of Relocation” about why we left the city for small town Sisters, Oregon....

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I can hardly believe we made it here!

What a journey this has been. From the seed of a crazy idea to leave our home of 20 years (Portland, OR) for a tiny town and a simpler life to NOW. A full year of dreaming, planning, packing, storing, living in two temporary digs, selling tons of our belongings,...

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New House Update!

As I write this, the snow is coming down yet the sun is out. It’s gorgeous AND I can’t wait for Spring to arrive. I thought I’d give you a house update! Things are happening! We have walls. We have shiplap. We have hardwoods. And we have this tile...

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Look mom! It’s happening!

We’re on the three week countdown until we finally move to Sisters, Oregon. We are beyond ready and excited. Our home won’t be ready until April, so we’re cozying up in a furnished rental just down the road from the construction site for a month or...

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Visioning a whole new life together

Can I tell you about something cool that happened a few weeks ago? John and I were at our house site – the one we’re building in Sisters, Oregon (you can read more here and here about that big adventure). As we were exploring the construction site, we...

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New House Update: We have walls (sort of)

Dear friends, My heart is going to explode! We went to Sisters this weekend to check out the progress of the house, and it’s safe to say a lot has happened since the last time we were there. Things I want to remember about this visit: Watching True play in the...

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Crazy Excited!

Moving/transition update: Friends! Permits came through and voila: our new home in Sisters, Oregon is no longer a dream on paper. It’s actually starting. We are crazy excited. Smaller than our last home (hello, downsizing and simplifying > feels really good...

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