Oregon Bound - Part 2

I will pick up our story as we arrive in Eugene.

Its dark, cold and rainy. It was a rough couple of days, searching for a house, dealing with the kids being crazy and staying in Motel 6 tiny little rooms.

We looked for 3 days straight for a house, all the ones we had seen online were already taken, or were not available till a couple weeks. we also ran into houses costing much more than we anticipated. We did find a few apartments that were cheeper, but were also not in good areas of town, or were really small.

One house we found was perfect, so we thought, only a 2 bedroom, but was roomy. We went to fill out applications, but the rental company would not rent to us, cause they wouldn't allow more than 2 people per bedroom.  It was pretty crushing, but i kept telling myself and Rudy that God had a plan, that we needed to trust him. After the 4th day, we went back to one of the very first houses we looked at, but passed cause it was more than we wanted to pay per month. We called to meet with the landlady who is the cutest 90 year old lady. Long story short, the house was ours.

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1412 Jefferson street 

Home Sweet Home

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Mint growing wild

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I absolutely adore my cute little house, its on the smaller side, only a 2 bedroom, but the master bedroom is pretty good size, so the kids share that one. Bonus is the second bedroom has a bigger closet :) score for mama.

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My kitchen reminds me of my Great Grandma Berry's house in Oklahoma, i love older homes like these, yes they have their little quarks, but i love it. Since this photo i have gotten the cutest old formica table. Still in need of 2 more chairs though, and Rudy an office chair. He's been using of of our kitchen chairs at his desk.

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We are slowly working on decorating and unpacking. its a work in progress. One downfall to selling most of your belongings, is replacing everything :)

After 2 weeks, i was able to find bunk beds for the boys, but we are still in need of a box spring for Adia's twin bed.

As i get more settled i will post more photos.

 

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We have a beautiful big backyard for the kids to play in, walking distance to the public library, cute little hippie market thats been around since the 70's, and the best fish and chips shop this side of texas. :)

 

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The kids haven been enjoying the leaves everywhere

 

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The sidewalk in front of our house.

 

 

These have been some of our highlights thus far

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Kombucha is sold EVERYWHERE!!!!!

I love it!

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Yummy donut shop, very funky and strange. They sell donuts with fruit loops on them. haha and no we did not eat those, but rudy did try the bacon maple.

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Awesome downtown art

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Eugene Library is the COOLEST library EVER!!!!

We spend alot of time there, so rudy can have quiet at the house to work and make his family money. He's such a good Daddy.

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Ian has thoroughly enjoyed the snails, this particular one he carried in his hand for 3 days straight, before he met his early demise. RIP Bob.

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Something small that i love, is Eugene passed a law that no store can use plastic bags, and if you forget your re-usable bag you can pay 5cents per paper bag. I think this is awesome, being the reduce, reuse before you recycle kinda gal.

 

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Thus far we are loving every minute of living in Eugene Oregon.

Stayed tune for more adventures in the lives of the Korv's