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We’re In!!!

Saints be praised!!!  Jeff + I are officially moved into our new house!!!






I’ve been neglecting my posts lately because:  a)  my head hasn’t been on straight lately + b)  my head hasn’t been on straight lately.  I am bushed, people.  Tuckered out.  Dog tired.  Threadbare.  Beat to hell.

Packing, packing, packing, packing.  I was so sick of it!!!  A little diva princess was making sure that I knew that she was EXTREMELY dissatisfied with all the hoopla + boxes everywhere, which were ruining her nap times!Moving - 01

Look at her, she’s utterly disgusted!!!Moving - 02

I call that her bitch face.

Last Sunday we had the most A-list, prime grade, top-of-the-pops moving team that came to our aid!!!!  We were eight people strong!!!  My mom is reading this right now + probably screaming, “SHELLI + JEFF YOU ARE SO BLESSSSSSSED!!!!!!”.  We are.  We are the two luckiest people in British Columbia!

Take notes, if you are moving + have friends in the film industry, ask them to help.  People in the film industry know how to hustle!!!  They know how to get things done, get it done fast + get it done right!!!  They’re organized, methodical + no nonsense!!!Moving - 03

Cousin Neil is extremely detail oriented + packed all of our many fragile pictures with lots of care!!!Moving - 04

Jeff’s brother Tom is super hardcore + has a super brain that is amazing at playing tetris in our rented Uhaul.  I’m the worst at spatial planning.  My nephew Matt was there all day helping out + was a tireless hard worker!!!Moving - 05

After packing up the old house + the Uhaul, we started moving into the new house after a pizza break.Moving - 06

Lifting the larger items into the second story.  Jeff + I could have never done all of this by ourselves!!!Moving - 07

The entire move took about 5 hours!  We were all so exhausted in the end!  After everyone had left + things settled down, I let Megumi out of her carrier to wander around her new home.  I have NEVER seen her adjust so quickly + happily to a new environment in her whole kitty life!!!!!Moving - 08

Such a good sign!!!  She LURVES her new house SO MUCH!!!!!  Rolling around, skipping, jumping, happy mews!!!Moving - 10

Jeff + I love our new home too!  There’s still boxes everywhere + it’s going to take awhile to get everything in the right place.  But I want to profusely thank our moving team for all their positive energy + awesome muscle!!!!  We love you guys!!!!

15 Comments Post a comment
  1. Brian #

    It really is a gorgeous place. Remarkably private as it is set in amongst a lot of greenery and, about the only views of the other houses are over the rooftops or through the bushes.



    October 26, 2013
    • Thank you Brian! It is a perfect little pocket that we’ve found in Vancouver! I’m glad that you were able to see it during your visit!

      October 27, 2013
  2. I never noticed before how Megumi and the “Maneki Neko” both share a bent front paw, what an auspicious kitty you have! Mazel tov on your new place, I’m sure you both are already really loving being there!

    October 26, 2013
    • She is an auspicious kitty, isn’t she?! Thanks, A – wish you could come see the new house!

      October 27, 2013
  3. Deb Fayle #

    Yay, happy new house! I love it and feel nothing but happiness for you in your new space:)

    October 26, 2013
  4. Kenneth ''Papi~Dad's'' Nishino #

    Hey, Hey, Nan, congrats 2 U & Jeff, with the move and
    kudo’s 2 your ‘ FAB ‘ movers that was just AWsuM of them
    2 help out !!!!! so great finally 2 find a Home Sweet Home
    in Vancouver, boo’YAAH !!! don’t know if Mum, told U yet
    about, Blue, unfortunately he pasted, but immediately Mum
    and Ash, had 2 cute beautiful Aussie Finch’s, we call them
    Hugh and Sheila, they are totally fun and a happy pair !!!!!
    ok, get sum rest and take your time getting organized, Ok,
    Take Care, best 2 Jeff & Meg’s….Luv U, Miss U, DAD’s

    October 26, 2013
    • We are so grateful to our fab movers!!! I heard about Blue. I’m very sad about it. I’m going to miss him very much!

      October 27, 2013
  5. Being done with moving is always a great feeling!

    October 27, 2013
    • It’s such a relief!!! We’ve still got a couple things at the old house, but since the big move is over, I’ve been much more relaxed!!!

      October 27, 2013
  6. Congratulations!! May you blessed with many happy new memories! 🙂

    October 27, 2013
    • Thank you so much!!!! I have such a good feeling about this house, + I feel like it will bring us much happiness!

      October 27, 2013
  7. rocky nishino #

    Hi Shel and Jeff,
    Congratulations for the great move with fine weather and great friends helped you. Yes, of course I say, SHELLI AND JEFF YOU ARE SOOOOO BLESSED. PRAISE THE LORD!!!!!!.
    Ady, I am so proud of you that you called statue of the Japanese cat “Maneki Neko”(welcoming cat). You are always very smart girl.
    The new house looks so pretty and I can’t wait to see it.
    Please take good care of yourself and please don’t work too hard.
    Love and miss you,

    October 27, 2013
    • Yes, Adi is always a very smart girl! I can’t wait for you to see the new place – you’ll LOVE it!!!

      November 1, 2013

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