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home. sweet. home.

So, it was a year ago today that we found our little house. Super bowl Sunday.....we weren't even looking to buy, we were out looking at different potential neighborhoods for one day when we thought we would buy. That day came fast and the moment we walked in the door we were in love. It was the ugliest house on the street but we were hooked from the moment we walked in the door. Here we are a year later living in our little dream starter house. We couldn't be happier. It is definitely a blessing that we are SO thankful for. Just remember that our door is always open :)
A little update on the family, Pops is doing a little better. He is back at rehab and has his own room because he has an infectious disease. We joked on the phone yesterday that maybe it isn't so bad since he got his own suite out of it and got to watch the super bowl with the TV to himself! He never complains and everyday when we talk we remind each other of all the blessings in our life and just to take each day as it comes. It's a great reminder and every day when we hang up I praise God for allowing us to talk one more time. You don't realize how precious it is until you lose it..in my case I lost it for a month when we couldn't talk. I will never take it for granted again

Another prayer request I have is grandma ruehlmann (Chris' gma) is in the hospital right now due to high blood pressure, she was supposed to go in for surgery on Tuesday due to a tumor in her colon but that has been pushed back until they get her heart under control. She is so precious so please lift her and grandpa elmer up in your prayers!


GF and GM Styll are doing well, still spunky and busy as ever....

here is a cute pic from the wedding...


The day it became ours!
THEN




and....



NOW a work in progress :)

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