... to feel like a home around here! Yesterday, we went grocery shopping to stock up on some much-needed pantry essentials. We have been eating out for what seems like forever, and I have to say, if I never have another chicken nugget for the rest of my life it will be too soon!!! With a newly-stocked pantry, I made spaghetti for lunch (it's my hubby's favorite, so I had to make it as our first meal in this house, lol), and baked up a batch of some yummy banana bread. I have been craving it for quite a while, so it was wonderful to eat a slice that was fresh from the oven. My honey came home for lunch and said, "Wow, this is what I missed -- you in an apron and the house smelling so good!!"
Since arriving here, we bought a new washer and dryer set -- our first MAJOR purchase as a married couple, that's for sure! In Japan, the base housing came with all of the major appliances (and, since we were newlyweds, we were able to get furniture for free, as well), so coming Stateside has been a bit costly! Thankfully, the Lord provided me with a man who is an extremely good steward of what God has given us, and we have been able to buy things here and there without going into any debt. There are still quite a few things we need to purchase, but we intend to remain debt-free, so they will be bought bit by bit over the upcoming paydays.
We are pretty much unpacked, though there are still a few boxes in the extra bedroom. Since we don't have a lot of furniture, some things will have to remain boxed up until we buy some bookshelves. We also need to buy a dresser, so we've been looking for something so that we can unpack our clothing... I'm getting sick of living out of suitcases, but at least we have a closet to hang things up in. I guess I'll be thankful for that, right? :o)
On another topic, I was able to visit with our new OB yesterday, and she said things were looking good with the baby. She expects I'll be right on time, so I'm hoping she's right! I am truly ready to sleep on my stomach, wear my old skirts, and hold that baby, LOL! He's really running out of room, and kicks my ribs often to prove it. ;o)
Anyway, my honey is home from work now, so I'm off to greet him! :o) Hope everyone has a fantastic weekend!