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Two months of being homeowners (SO ADULT) and it still feels like a dream. Sure, in this dream we are also exhausted and overworked (Chris, not me) and have a teething baby, but STILL. We have a house. LIVING THE DREAM.  I still get all teary-eyed when I think back to the weeks leading up […]


Two Months in Gainesville.

I hate mattress shopping.  I’ve only been once, but it was a long and torturous enough process that I can confidently say I hate it.   I think it’s the worst. But what was also the worst was our mattress. There was no way that thing was making the move to Gainesville with us. So […]


The Sweetest Sleep With Tuft & Needle.

There’s something so exciting about moving to a new place that’s completely empty, just waiting to be filled with your furniture and personality and decorations. Just waiting to be made into your house.  But, it’s also a little intimidating. I mean, it takes a lot of time and energy and money and bargain hunting to […]

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