Our Offer Was Accepted!!

Categories: BlogBy Published On: March 21, 202226.7 min read587 words16 Comments

HI Everybody,

Well our offer was accepted today. That doesn’t mean we are out of the woods yet. I won’t believe anything until we have the keys in hand. I have learned through this process that nothing is for sure until that happens. We are just one step closer.

We have our inspection on Thursday. We have to get the rest of our financing in order and I have to again get my house listed. I really need my house to sell…so we need continued prayers and good vibes. I will have astronomical payments if I don’t get my house sold. But it was really the only way we could get an offer accepted and be able to move my business without any interruptions. So on a wing and a prayer, I am hoping all of the pieces come together in a short amount of time.

If closing goes according to plan we will be in our new home the first week of May. Which is kind of interesting because we also bought this house in May 19 years ago. We got in just in time for my little Roo to be born.

I don’t want to share pictures of the home until I know for sure we are on track to get it. But I will share that we have a little over 5 acres, a shop– to be converted to my new studio (I will be in the basement until that can happen), I have a nice new kitchen with a gas stove (I have always wanted that so I can get a cast iron pan…I see all of these recipes. So I need to figure out how to get one, season it ect…life goals! ha!)  and a chicken coop with chickens. I told them in our offer if they had to rehome their chickens, I would be happy to keep them. We will now have chickens and our own farm fresh eggs. That makes me smile for some reason. There is a lot of work that will need to be done but I can do it as I can when I have time and money to do it. We won’t be in the city limits but close enough to a grocery store for me to feel comfortable. Rob will have a bit of a commute. It’s really not terrible. But we both felt more comfortable being outside of the big city.  Rob is excited that there is enough room to bury a bunker. LOL! *eye roll*

 

So I am praying all of this works out.

Rob spent the day in the ER with his mom. She has been admitted in the hospital. She is really struggling with her illness. His new job is being more than understanding. All of these things coming together so he can be close to take care of her is helping a little…but we still have so much work and prayers to be answered. This time in our lives is so difficult. I thought when you became empty nesters that your life got easier? That has not been the case for us. LOL! better to laugh than cry.

I just want to thank all of you for the prayers, words of encouragement and the stories that you all have shared. It has really meant a lot. Sometimes when you know you aren’t alone it helps. I will keep you posted on our progress and hope to share pics soon.

 

xoxox

Charisma

 

 

 

 

 

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16 Comments

  1. Jeanine Manatad March 21, 2022 at 10:56 pm - Reply

    Yayyy!!! So happy for you!!!

  2. Hope D March 21, 2022 at 11:52 pm - Reply

    Praises for each small victory. Life is made up of taking one step at a time.

  3. Ellena March 22, 2022 at 12:10 am - Reply

    Congrats on reaching this step in the process! Sending more positive vibes and energy your way so that you can get another step closer to your new home.

  4. Patricia Arbuckel March 22, 2022 at 3:13 am - Reply

    Sending lots of prayers for each little step forward. Prayers for Rob’s mom. This has been a a journey with many ups and downs, but feel you will land on the up side . Remember to breathe my Dear XXX

  5. Brenda Holcman Johnsen March 22, 2022 at 3:44 am - Reply

    You are certainly not alone my friend. You have a wonderful group of women here!

    I feel so happy for you

    Our story with our home is very similar! We prayed! And He answered!

  6. Anne Buckley March 22, 2022 at 3:57 am - Reply

    Add my prayers to the bunch as well! Thank you for sharing your good news of faith and persistence. It will all work out great, I’m sure. Hugs.

  7. Pam March 22, 2022 at 4:03 am - Reply

    It sounds like this one was waiting on you. 5 acres is wonderful! Prayers the inspection goes well with no surprises. Can’t wait to hear the update!

  8. Cindy Smith March 22, 2022 at 4:18 am - Reply

    Yay! I can’t wait to see pictures!!

  9. Pam March 22, 2022 at 4:58 am - Reply

    Continued prayers and quilted hugs.

  10. Karin March 22, 2022 at 7:30 am - Reply

    Congratulations on getting this far along!! Sending lots of good wishes and hoping it all works out well!!

  11. Ann West March 22, 2022 at 7:37 am - Reply

    Congratulations – life can be hard and very trying but many times there can be silver linings! Best of luck to you always.

  12. C Stephannie Albrecht March 22, 2022 at 7:55 am - Reply

    Congratulations! Take a deep breath, have gratitude and feel joy in your blessings. Then whatever happens, you’ll still feel happy.

  13. Susan Kirby March 22, 2022 at 8:27 am - Reply

    Answered prayers. Very happy for your family. Praying for you MIL.

  14. Janna March 22, 2022 at 8:31 am - Reply

    Congratulations and welcome to far eastern Washington!

  15. Sherri March 22, 2022 at 9:10 am - Reply

    Congratulations God is so good! Continued prayers for all to go smoothly for you.

  16. Cynthia Marrs March 22, 2022 at 10:55 am - Reply

    Whew! Your new (to you) home sounds like a dream come true. Fingers crossed that everything goes through fine. The chickens will be happy they didn’t have to move.

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