Notice anything different?
The first thing I did with my loot when I got home was sell it to the museum.
The second thing I did was have my house remodeled, repainted, and refurnished!
I bought some furniture in France and had it shipped overseas. It was spendy but I had some money to spare.
I had the kitchen remodeled, too! The guys came in a moved all the cabinets and stuff across the room.
That way I could have patio doors installed for my non-existent patio!
I loved the French style so I tried to recreate it in my dining room! It’s full of yellows, whites, and blues. Also I got one of the photos of the French countryside framed and hung it on the wall! I was so proud.
My bathroom is probably my favorite part ever! Seriously…I always wanted a bathroom like this. I may have stretched the budget a little thin but it was so worth it!
Don’t mind that weird little gnome. He followed me home and now I can’t get rid of him.
Speaking of things that followed me home, Storm is fitting right in! He’s a really happy bird and seems to like his tree.
A week after my return I was getting into my routine. Adam was going to be moving in soon and I realized that his room was the only one without furniture. At least I moved the lizards out of the spare room I guess.
I headed out to get some stuff for a teenage boy. I was feeling ill (it’s not a good idea to eat leftover pizza that you got before leaving on a month long trip) and I just wanted to get in and get out of the store.
I headed to the third floor and tried to find something that was not too girly or too childish.
So I bought some punk rock teen furniture and headed home. If Adam doesn’t like it the boy can buy his own stuff next time.
I made it home just in time, too.
After taking a nap I was finally starting to perk up a bit. I decided to make some spaghetti for dinner since I was feeling adventurous. I heard some banging around down the hall and I went to investigate.
Adam was catching up with Theodore Q. Rumplefugly who moved in with my crew when I return from my trip.
“You say hello to your lizard before you greet the sister you haven’t seen in a month and who is graciously letting you move in with her?”
“PENNY! Thank you so much! And I did miss you. But, I mean…Cueball is my homeboy and you are my sister.”
“Whatever. Hey, I know this stuff isn’t really your style but I wasn’t feeling great today and it was cheap. If you hang around for a while perhaps we can get you some better stuff.”
“Are you kidding?! It’s great. Mostly I’m just glad that I don’t have to live with Mom anymore. The woman has lost her marbles! And that baby thing is obnoxious. Have you met Ericka?”
“Not yet. I was going to go over later this week to give them their goodies. Anyway I got spaghetti going so call mom and tell her you didn’t die on the way over and then come eat.”
While Adam called Mom I finished the food. He wasn’t going to be too terrible a room-mate.
Using my new dining room felt great! I cannot believe I have awesome furniture now!
Not everything was all sunshine and rainbows though. My NEW sink broke while I was washing dishes.
I’m going to have to get used to the joys of home ownership. I’m also going to spend a great deal of time upgrading. And maybe hire a maid.
I need a job.