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Exciting News!


Today is an exciting day in the GreenBean household. Mr. GreenBeanSexy Man and I are closing on our first home today!:) We're very excited to have found our perfect house after looking at about 45 houses and three months of searching and waiting. And now today's the day. And how perfect that we're buying our first house a week before our one year wedding anniversary? I think that's a good present, don't you?

Of course, one of the bedrooms will become my office/library and I can't wait to have a room full of bookshelves. I'll be sure to post pictures when it's all finished.

Now comes the painting and decorating and honestly, I have no idea what I'm doing! If anyone has good suggestions on books to read (of course) or TV shows I should watch, I'd love to hear them.

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  1. Congrats! That's so exciting. Can't wait to see pics.

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  2. Congrats and enjoy! :) (next comes babies!) Or pets. Both are a handful. :)

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  3. Congrats to you both! What a perfect way to end your first year of marriage!

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  4. Congrats! I agree, it's a great gift for your anniversary!!

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  5. Congratulations! That is so exciting to buy your first house. And, overwhelming so don't feel you have to get everything done right away. You have a lifetime together to do that :-)

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  6. Congrats! That's very exciting!

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  7. Congratulations! I just moved a couple of months ago and we're STILL unpacking things and buying furniture and stuff. I got one of the walls in my room painted read, and I have zebra print blinds.. if that helps. haha.
    Good luck !

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  8. Congratulations with your new house! :)

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  9. CONGRATS - having a home library room sounds like a dream. we hope to get a house one say soon too!

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  10. Awww Congrats. That is so lovely. Enjoy :)

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  11. Awesome! That's so exciting!

    As far as TV shows go, if you've got access to the infamous Springfield Mediacom standard cable, HGTV is on channel 68. It's basically one giant home improvement channel, and they've got all kinds of neat decorating ideas. My roomies and I always turn it on when we get bored! Lol. Good luck with moving in! :)

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  12. Congratulations on your new home. Best wishes!

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  13. Congrats! It's so exciting and what a great time to be buying (not selling) a house.

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  14. Wonderful news! Congrats...may you have decades of happy memories there! xoxo

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  15. Congratulations Sarah! That's very exciting.

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  16. Congrats! That's very exciting! :)

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