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After traveling for over a week, I could go for a nice, slow morning in bed. Mike and I flew to Northern Virginia last Thursday evening. We stayed there through Monday, when he flew back to Chicago to work and I drove down to Raleigh to hang with my sister and nephews for the week. I'm flying back to Chicago this morning. 

We were in Virginia to scope out some neighborhoods because we'll be moving there at the end of the summer! We've known about this officially for a few months, but it feels good to share the news! Mike will be starting a masters program, so we will be there for a couple years. We're both excited for the adventure and to live in a new place together. It's going to be a whirlwind summer - we'll be getting married, honeymooning and moving all within about a month. I have a feeling we're going to crash in September, but I'm looking forward to all of the exciting changes coming! 

We got so many good recommendations on places in VA, too, which has added to our excitement! We're looking in the Leesburg and Fairfax areas, but will just have to wait to see what is available closer to when we're looking to move. 

In completely unrelated news, I ordered this bath caddy tray and am so excited. I love taking baths, especially in the winter, and am looking forward to having a spot to hold my wine, candle and iPad (for reading). 

I've been reading The Couple Next Door for literal months (I go through phases of really enjoying reading and then completely forgetting about it), but am back into it and it's getting very good. If you like suspenseful, dramatic books, I'd recommend it! 

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  3. Virginia is beautiful! It's exciting that you'll be moving there!

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  4. Congrats on the exciting move! You will really like Virginia. I may be biased because I was born and raised but it truly is a great place to live :) I currently live about 15 minutes from Fairfax.

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  5. I live in Alexandria, VA and I never want to leave this area!

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    1. We love Alexandria! We've walked around on a couple of our trips to DC - such a pretty and quaint area!

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  6. Northern Virginia will welcome you with open arms! I live near the Mosaic District (Falls Church) and it's a great spot for shopping and dining if you haven't stopped by before.

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    1. I second that, I live in the same area - we love it! Wishing you an early welcome to NoVA!

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    Hello everyone, I am Oliver Johnson Moore from Zurich Switzerland and want to use this medium to express gratitude to EDWARD JONES for fulfilling his promise by granting me a loan, i was stuck in a financial situation and needed to refinance and pay my bills as well as start up a Business. I tried seeking for loans from various loan firms both private and corporate organisations but never succeeded and most banks declined my credit request. But as God would have it, i was introduced by a friend named Lisa Rice to EDWARD JONES LOAN COMPANY and undergone the due process of obtaining a loan from the company, to my greatest surprise within 28hrs just like my friend Lisa, i was also granted a loan of $387,000.00; So my advise to everyone who desires a loan, "if you must contact any firm with reference to securing a loan online with low interest rate of 2% and better repayment plans/schedule, please contact EDWARD JONES LOAN COMPANY. Besides, he doesn't know that am doing this but due to the joy in me, i'm so happy and wish to let people know more about this great company whom truly give out loans, it is my prayer that GOD should bless them more as they put smiles on peoples faces. You can contact them via email on {Jonesloanfinance@yahoo.com} or Text +1(307) 241-3712

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