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store bought bones

Processed with VSCOcam with a6 preset Processed with VSCOcam with f2 preset​A few weeks ago, Geoffrey and I took a rare trip into town together and spent the day running errands in preparation for our new home. We made it a prerogative to pick out our remaining bathroom lights, as well as our fridge, stove, washer, and dryer. In addition, we also had to meet a contractor out at our place first thing in the morning. In between all of that, I was also making deliveries for Potomac Trading Post, Ltd. Talk about a busy morning!

Processed with VSCOcam with a6 presetWe went to a lighting store that I’ve wanted to visit for a few years now. I picked out three really beautiful fixtures, which amounted to around $800. Then in true Emory form, I went home and found similar lighting for a fraction of the price online. Why do I even bother going shopping in person?

Processed with VSCOcam with c1 presetOur biggest expense was the lot of appliances that we ended up purchasing from the hardware store. I’ve had my eye on a combo washer and dryer unit for a few years now, and because we saved so much money on our fridge and stove, we decided to splurge on the w/d unit. I’m so excited! 

Processed with VSCOcam with a6 presetAll in all it was a productive day. More importantly, we can now cross appliances off our to-do list for The Little Barn. Phew!

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  1. Congratulations on your new home! I’ve been feeling very “nesty” lately and so ready to move into a space that is all mine! Not that I don’t love my roommates… :P

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  2. Love living vicariously through your posts. Is the silver fridge yours? I like it!

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    • Ha! Thanks Chris. Yes, the silver fridge is ours. I was initially going to go with a Smeg or Elmira, but our kitchen was slowly becoming more commercial looking and less vintage. When I came across this 7′ tall fridge, for 1/3 of the price of the other two, I couldn’t resist. That and a double oven, we should be all set. ;-)

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