The Long Awaited Home

“Though You have made me see troubles, many and bitter, You will restore my life again. Psalm 71:20. Making a home with my family in a house we waited for. After going through some tough times and living in an apartment for a couple of years, we hope we have found our forever home. At least until we reach that eternal long awaited home someday. Join my family and I as we make this house our home.”

Blog: The Long Awaited Home

Check out a sample of The Long Awaited Home’s Work:

BEDROOM DECORATING IDEAS – Red and white cottage bedroom
FOYER DECORATING IDEAS – Welcoming foyer with an antique ironing board used as a table

Latest Posts:

  • Our Great Big Summertime Yard Tour June 7, 2017
    These photos were taken over Memorial Day weekend.  We start getting the property ready for summer over April vacation (the last week in April for us).  I have that week off from school and we try not …
  • The End of the Rainbow May 24, 2017
    It has been cold, rainy, warm, sunny, record-breaking hot (in the 90s), and back to the 40s & 50s again.  Oh, lovely spring!  I'll take it all.  I really love all weather, from thunderstorms …
  • Spring – at Home May 1, 2017
    This week I have been off from school for April vacation.  Brian was able to take two days off during the week too.  We mostly stayed at home and got a lot done to ready our home for the spring and su …
  • Decorating for Easter April 1, 2017
    The Easter decorations have finally made their appearance.  I have resisted decorating for spring because it is just so darn cold around here, and the snow never stops.  As I took these photos today w …
  • March – The Month So Far March 26, 2017
      Me, blogging with my 2 sidekicksMarch 21, 2017, TuesdayMarch is definitely roaring about like a lion in our house. A few weeks ago, Brian hit a HUGE raccoon while driving home from work on the highw …
  • National Puppy Day March 24, 2017
     It is National Puppy Day and I just can't let the day sneak by without sharing a couple of throwbacks to my two favorite puppies!Harley QuinnReyThese 2 girls are sisters, but 3 years apart.  Har …
  • Small Home Living ~ Kitchen March 22, 2017
    Recently, a sweet visitor to my blog asked to see my kitchen.  I really haven't posted much about the kitchen, mostly because there are still some changes I want to make.  I will be honest though …
  • Small House Living ~ Dining Room March 16, 2017
    This is the tiny dining room in our cozy little house.  It is very, very small, and when people are seated, there is no walking space around the table.  Yet it still works really well for us.The only …
  • Small House Living – Master Bedroom March 7, 2017
    Do you watch House Hunters?  I love this show and have not grown tired of it after watching hundreds of episodes over the years.  One thing I know though, my house would not fit the criteria for most …
  • Firewood ~ How We Store and Organize Our Wood March 4, 2017
    I'm not sure if you can tell how small this room is from the photos.  I recently had some friends from work over for a Ladies Night.  They had seen the  house on the blog, but had not yet seen it …
  • Decorating on a Dime – Old Window February 25, 2017
    This week I am on February vacation from school.  I have nothing exciting planned except a colonoscopy on Monday and a dentist appointment on Wednesday.  At least the weather is unseasonably warm, so …
  • Ikea Ektorp Sectional Sofa Update – Lofallet Beige February 19, 2017
    We have had the Ikea Ektorp sectional sofa for at least 5 years now.  So far I have not grown tired of it and still love the way it looks,  It has held up great under very heavy use and a lot of dog a …
  • Christmas 2016 Remembered ~ Part I February 4, 2017
    Who doesn't want to read a Christmas post in February?Since I didn't blog at all during Christmas, I thought I would add a few a ton of holiday photos just in case any of you wanted to see t …
  • Cleaning Faux Flowers February 1, 2017
    I have some pretty faux flowers that I have had for several years. These flowers are made from some sort of fabric, not plastic, and of course they are white.  Lately I have been noticing how dingy, d …
  • The Closet Project – Beyond the Curtains! January 30, 2017
    When we moved into this 175 year old house, this closet had bifold doors.  If you know anything about old homes, you know that the floors are never even throughout the rooms.  They usually slope down  …

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  1. Lovely ideas! Particularly like the vintage ironing board table!

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