The Dining Room

Good morning friends, Yesterday I showed you what our living room looks like and my inspiration for it. We never had two living spaces before, so we are going to have to get a few new pieces for that room. That is not the case for a lot of other rooms in our house. Including the dining room. Our dining room furniture is actually all from Ikea. We bought the day we moved from Kentucky to South Carolina. We already had a truck, that wasn’t full, so we made a quick stop at Ikea. We didn’t have a dining room table […]

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The Living Room

The Living Room | Te Amo Too

I can’t believe today is the day I start sharing our house with you! This is so exciting! Welcome! That’s right. You are greeted by a closet as soon as you open the front door. In reality it’s really not that awkward, just the picture I took of it! On the right of the closet is the dining room and on the left is our living room. A lot of sunlight through these windows. I have been completely inspired by this Charming Tennessee Mountain Cottage I found while browsing through Southern Living. All the pictures of it are absolutely beautiful, you […]

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The Setback

Day 10 . The Setback | Te Amo Too

You guys, the whole buying process is kind of stressful! I don’t think we ever had to sign so many documents in our lives (and by we I mean my husband!). You fill out so many forms and go after so many documents, and then it’s all the back and forth of I need this and that. These things make me cringe! I always think they’re gonna ask for something that we don’t have. Like it happens every single time I am trying to renew my driver’s license (it expires the same day we have to renew our visas). Our closing day […]

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The Day We Found a House

Day 9 . The Day We Found a House | Te Amo Too

I told you a couple of posts ago that I started doing my research and saving favorite house listings pretty early on. After we did a drive by and eliminated a few houses, we talked to our realtor about the ones we were interested in and she scheduled the walk ins. Going house shopping is so much fun and surreal at the same time. It’s one of those things that I wanted so much but it always felt so far away in the future. And when it’s time, it just feels like you’re living in a dream. Just like your […]

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My 5 Best Tips for Buying a House

My 5 Best Tips for Buying a House | Te Amo Too

At this point in life I have a lot of experience packing and moving but I am absolutely not an expert on buying a house, since we just bought our first one, and we’re still not done with the process. So I am just going to share what happened to us and I hope it helps! I would love to hear about your experiences on the comment section below. The process of buying a house starts way earlier than you would think. For us, it actually started a few years ago. We knew that we would like to buy a […]

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How to Find a House in a New Town

How to Find a House in a New Town | Te Amo Too

Google, Google and Google. As soon as my husband accepted the job offer in Virginia I started doing my research online. At first I was excited about the city which led me to google things like “what to do in Richmond”, but soon after that I wanted to be prepared for the biggest purchase of our lives: our first house. This led me to more Googling – “what I should know about Richmond”, “moving to Richmond”, “good school districts in Richmond”, basically any Richmond combination I could think of! Download the app for your phone. I tried a couple […]

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10 Best Moving and Packing Tips

The 10 Best Moving and Packing Tips | Te Amo Too

I have shared my packing story. There are a few things I would do the same and many things I would do differently. So here are the 10 Best Moving and Packing Tips for ya’ No large boxes. Get small boxes. Only use large boxes if the items won’t fit in small or medium ones. Large boxes become too heavy too quickly and are a huge hassle to carry. It can lead to injuries, even if you’re not loading the truck yourself. If the box is too heavy for you to move around, chances are they are heavy for everyone. They are also much […]

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The Day We Started Packing (part 2)

Day 5 . The Day We Started Packing | Write 31 Days | Te Amo Too

The Plan: Pack one room a day, leaving enough time to repair and clean the apartment before returning the keys. Be completely done on moving day and watch the movers load everything in the truck while grinning because for the first time ever we actually paid people to load and unload the truck. Eat lunch on our way to Virginia. Unload the truck into the storage unit at 5:00 pm. Go out to eat and celebrate! Reality (what actually happened): Pack everything that can fit in a box. Not enough time to be organized. Pay someone an absurd amount of […]

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The Day We Started Packing (part 1)

Day 4 . The Day We Started Packing | Write 31 Days | Te Amo Too

(and by we I mean I) My thoughts before packing: I can do this. Look at the amount of stuff all your friends have. You don’t own a third of it; You came to this country with a few suitcases. It’s not like you’ve been accumulating stuff all your life. Your childhood memories are only that: memories! No keepsakes, no family heirlooms, only a few years worth of stuff. You can do this; You have moved before. It didn’t take that long to gather all your junk and put it somewhere else. You can do this; You are such a […]

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Miracles (Free Printable)

Free Miracles Printable | Te Amo Too

Ok, so in an effort to inspire you to believe in those “coincidences” I am offering a Free Printable today. It is sized 8 x 10, so you can print it and put it in a frame, or hang on the wall with some pretty washi tape. However you choose to use it, snap a picture and post it online using the hashtag #teamotoo, I would love to feature you! Click here to download your free printable. To receive the blog posts in your inbox subscribe at the top of the sidebar on your right and follow along on Facebook, […]

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