Monday, June 22, 2009

We've been looking at houses=)

Ok, remember back in the day when I was fretting over whether or not to move in with LC, read this post. It was posted quite some time ago. Well, ladies, we spent the entire morning on Saturday looking at houses. I decided to go for it. LC and I have been living together since October. Yes, things have moved quickly, but I just know he's the one. I love him and can't imagine a day without him. I mean I could do without all the incessant complaining over my shopping habit, but nonetheless, it's a small annoyance that I've learned to tune out. One of my friends calls me a "late bloomer". I acquired my "first, real" job when most people have been working for oh say about 5 years. I decided to enjoy life, go to grad school, obtain another degree (well, almost. just need to write my thesis), and not use it. So with that being said, I cannot afford a house in the area I would like to live in:( The thing is I will not be taking part in qualifying for the loan or putting my name on the deed. We're not married, and in due time, that will come. I pay rent now to an apartment, and it's really no different than paying rent to LC. I can decorate things how I want, paint walls, plant flowers, and I can do all of this without fear of damaging something, landscapers ruining my flowers, new light fixtures, etc. I know some of you might disagree, and I get that. Awhile back, I disagreed. I was scared. I was scared of what happened with TWOS. But you know what, LC isn't TWOS. LC is LC. I love him more than he'll ever know. I love him more than words can describe. So, for me, this is the right decision. I am signing a 6 mo. lease with my apartments since it's about that time. That way it will give us time to find a house and make the necessary renovations to make it liveable i.e. updated kitchen and bathrooms, painting, moving, etc. So, I will definitely keep you all in the loop.


Sparkle Sparkle said...

good for you!! happy house hunting!

TexanCouture said...

Yay! Can't wait to see what kind of house you choose! I'm sure it will be adorable!

And don't worry about things moving quickly David & I moved in together after 4 months of dating, then he moved to Austin while I was still in New Orleans 4 months later after I graduated I followed where we are happily living together again we will make 3 years together in September

I'm sure my ring will come within a yr or 2 the latest but I just love us how we are and couldn't imagine not living with him!

What Kate Wore said...

Oooh, how fun Miss Belle! Good for you! When you know, you just know, and you go for it.

Sending a hug and a smile your way,

Learning As I Go said...

you will know when the time is right and it sounds like it is now. Best of luck to you. I am happy for the both of you.

Jennifer said...

Yay! I am so happy for you! Your life is falling into place and that is so exciting! Have fun decorating! I can't wait until Thomas and I get closer to the wedding and can start house hunting!

Anonymous said...

Sounds like you're happy, which is what matters!

Brunch at Saks said...

Just found your blog- love it! Good luck house hunting :)


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