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Friday, 11 December 2015


WE'VE DONE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
We managed to exchange contracts today!!
It started at just after 9am,
but by lunchtime, we hadn't got
any further than the second person
from the bottom!!
The solicitor was not answering her
emails from Emma, our solicitor!!
By 2pm, Emma was pulling her hair out,
as there are 6 levels in the chain.

We were going through so many
different emotions.
Anger, worry and frustration!
By around 2.45pm I had a call from Emma,
telling me we had finally exchanged!!
What a relief!!
We are now moving on Tuesday next week.
Because it's about 4 hours travelling time, the removal
company are coming at 8am Monday morning.
They will load the truck with all of our things,
other than our bed, fridge and TV!
They will then come back Tuesday morning at 8am,
load our bed etc onto the truck and off we go.
They will unload as much as they can, depending
on the light and what time they get there.
They will sleep in the truck overnight, all 3 of them!
They will travel back to East Grinstead
on Wednesday morning.
One of our friends will meet us at the house.
He is going to help us unpack etc.
I am absolutely shattered!
The stress over the last 6 months and the lack
of sleep for the last week has caught up with me.
I am going to have the best sleep ever tonight!!
Hubby is already snoring his head off!!
I think I will join him now.
I would like to give a massive
to all my lovely followers, who left me
the most wonderful and caring messages.
I feel so lucky to have you as friends.
Every time I read them, they picked me up and
even sometimes brought a tear to my eyes.
You are all so very kind.
Sending you all a massive HUG!


Sarah said...

Really pleased for you Carol. We moved house on Friday 21st December 2001, it was total chaos so close to Christmas but worth every minute!! Hope it all goes well xx

Chrissy said...

Now that is what I call an excellent Christmas present..see, it was worth waiting for...all is well, and now forward you wonderfully exciting and don't forget pictures..and remember to get your mail forwared..mine could be there any


Carol said...

So pleased for you Carol, hope all goes smoothly next week and you enjoy a wonderful Christmas in your new home. Carol x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Yippeeeeeeee indeed. Hope you had a good sleep. Hope the move goes smoothly and you get settled in for Christmas. Looking forward to visiting you xx

The Little Stamper said...

Hoorayyyyyyyyy!! I am so happy for your Carol as I have seen what my parents have been through and it is not pleasant!! I am so happy that, like them, you will be in your new home for Christmas. :-)

Take care.

Sharon xxx

Carole C. said...

Hooray, at last Carol.
Good luck next week and hope the move goes well. Hope that you are very happy in your new home.
Carole x

Carole said...

So pleased the wait is over. Praying for a fine day for you and a smooth transition. good luck in your new home and very happy Christmas and New year! Hugs xx

Stamping Bubbles said...

Hooray. So pleased you are finally moving. Good luck for Monday/Tuesday.
Crafty hugs

Liz's creative corner said...

Wishing you well with the move hun, and lots of good luck and enjoyment in your New Home too, hugs Liz xx

Rainey's Craft Room said...

So pleased for you and hope that it all goes smoothly from now on.
Have a Merry Christmas in your new home!

Elise said...

Yayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy! What WONDERFUL news Carol! I am so very very happy for you and hubby! Woot woot! Sending you both a very Merry Christmas in your new home!!!!!!!!!!!!

Big hugs,

Elise said...

Sweetie .. wanted to drop by and wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas!!!!!!

Big hugs,