To be honest, every moment from the day of acceptance to the day of closing to the day of packing to moving in the snow (Texas snow), I was nervous – I think sometimes more nervous than happy. I had so many questions/doubts going through my mind. Namely, my doubts involved whether I could take care of a house and whether I was ‘grown-up’ enough to take care of potential serious problems with a house (leaks, bugs (yes, bugs are serious), repairs, etc.)
To date (well, yester-date), I have been fortunate to live in either my parents’ house or an apartment, which allowed me to be free of any maintenance worries! Now, the responsibility fell on me (and Binks), and I have to say it was daunting.
Then, came my first night in the house. I am in love. It’s beautiful and I’m happy. I cannot believe that I’m officially a home-owner and it means more than I thought it would.
So, this morning I woke up thinking about the perfect breakfast to make to break-in my new kitchen. What else but Old Faithful:
Oatmeal (for 2):
- 3/4 cup rolled oats
- 3 tbsp chia seeds
- 1 tbsp ground flax
- 2 tbsp wheat germ
- 1 tbsp turbinado sugar
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- Coconut, shredded, unsweetened
- Raspberry preserves
- Almonds, raw
A perfect meal in my perfect house.