goodbye little barn

Processed with VSCO with a4 presetIf you couldn’t already guess from the title of this post, I have some news to share with all of you. We have officially sold our home, The Little Barn. I really can’t believe that I am writing these words. Our journey with this particular home began over two years ago when we began looking for property outside of the city that we were living in. After settling on an empty lot, we had TLB constructed. It was finally finished just over one and a half years ago. At the time, we loved it.

We didn’t really take into consideration the possibility of a family or designing home for children. Those factors are ultimately why we are moving. It is just not ideal for our growing family. So, back we go into the city, and to the same neighbourhood as our second home together, Little Green. Our new home is only two blocks away from our beloved old green house. It is also the same colour, but only much bigger. We have aptly named it Big Green.

Friends, I will be taking a break from blogging. We get possession of our new home in two weeks, on August 26. As if my life wasn’t busy enough with this move, my masters program also begins on August 24. Lastly, it is Remy’s half birthday on August 25. I will therefore return here sometime in September.

Processed with VSCO with a4 presetI hope that you all enjoy the rest of your summer! Have fun, be safe, and take care!



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  1. So many changes, but that’s what makes life interesting. Goodbye small house.

  2. All the best with the move. Enjoy the transition to your next course of study and see you when you’re settled.

  3. !! You have put your own stamp on all your houses, so I am sure you will love Big Green and it will treat you well.

  4. An ode to Little Barn:
    There you sit on the prairie
    Wondering who will now care for me?
    Your walls are tall and strong
    I promise you won’t feel empty long.
    You were built with Joy and love
    We will always be with you and share the same stars above.
    Adios little abode.

  5. Take Care and we will see you soon! x

  6. Congratulations and good luck moving!

  • Welcome, friends! My name is Emory. I am a wife, mother of two (one earthside and one with the angels), and an animal rescuer. This is our life on the Canadian prairies.

  • Man, did Remy and I have a standoff this morning. All because she didn’t want to wear socks with her boots. She threw a massive tantrum, and I yelled at her. Afterwards, we went for our walk and everything was back to normal. That is, aside from her puffy eyes and tear-stained face. My poor girl. Parenting can be so hard sometimes. Thank goodness for children being so resilient. 
That disaster behind me is nearly gone. We’re currently installing the last of our kitchen shelves, and our new sink arrived this morning. I’m excited to have a less cluttered spare room!
Have a wonderful week, everyone. This room has not yet been touched by us. It is our master bedroom. Everything about it (aside from our furniture) is exactly the same as when we purchased our home. I think that if we do list in the near future, it will be the only room in our house that we did not renovate. Part of me wants to stay just to finish it. A small part.
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