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We totally got the house. You may congratulate me now.
Posted on June 25, 2007 8:03 PM
Bah | June 25, 2007 8:12 PM
HURRAH! That's fabulous!
Erin | June 25, 2007 8:22 PM
Congrats!!!!I am so excited for you guys, and seething w/ jealousy! I want to move.
jodi | June 25, 2007 8:23 PM
Congrats, Beth! This is totally awesome.
We moved last November into our dream house. It was so worth it (although we were sad at the time leaving the home our then 15 month old took his first steps in etc.)
Fast forward 7 months - it was so worth it! He loves having a back yard and loads of room to spread his mess around!
I am thrilled for you! :-D
Jacqueline | June 25, 2007 8:23 PM
lorien | June 25, 2007 8:25 PM
So I can stop the one dance, but I'll double-time the other one. Off I go. . . .
samantha Jo Campen | June 25, 2007 8:33 PM
Hellooo neighbor! Yay!
Laura GF | June 25, 2007 8:33 PM
Cynthia | June 25, 2007 8:42 PM
Cynthia | June 25, 2007 8:43 PM
Maribeth | June 25, 2007 8:43 PM
donna | June 25, 2007 8:45 PM
Awesome! Great job! You are supreme house hunting MACHINES Baby! Now go have yourself a glass of wine (and sparkling juice for Chris, or something he likes??) and celebrate! Woot!
Heather | June 25, 2007 8:57 PM
when do you close?!
chatty cricket | June 25, 2007 8:58 PM
CONGRATULATIONS! That is so exciting. It sounds amazing. Pictures will follow sometime, right? So happy for you. And jealous of the closets. Sounds fabulous!
Meegan | June 25, 2007 9:09 PM
So happy for you all.
sarah | June 25, 2007 9:11 PM
Congratulations to all of you! Good luck on the next several weeks. There's a reason MOVE is a 4-letter word. :)
Laura | June 25, 2007 9:14 PM
YES! That's completely awesome - congrats!
Beth in StL | June 25, 2007 9:15 PM
YOU ROCK MRS. MCHOTTIE!! CONGRATS!! Now PLEASE PLEASE PLEEEEEEEEEASE send those JuJu's my way!! We move Friday but HAVENT FOUND A HOUSE!!
Cheryl | June 25, 2007 9:18 PM
CONGRATULATIONS!!!! I am so happy for all of you, especially Mia.
Krush | June 25, 2007 9:19 PM
**doin' a little elaine dance in celebration**
Corinne | June 25, 2007 9:22 PM
Woo Hoooooo! Now setting vibes on to selling Current House....
Shelly | June 25, 2007 9:23 PM
SHUT UP! You guys, that's so awesome! Congratulations!! (Naturally, we want pictures...)
Emily | June 25, 2007 9:38 PM
I will breathe a big sigh of relief for you. Congrats!
angela | June 25, 2007 9:39 PM
Wow. And without plying the guy with liquor and a cute baby? Clearly you're awesome.
Elaine | June 25, 2007 9:41 PM
Yay! Yippee! Congratulations!!
Susan | June 25, 2007 9:44 PM
YAY! CONGRATS!!! When do you get to move?
Amy | June 25, 2007 9:51 PM
that's wonderful. congratulations!!
momomax | June 25, 2007 9:54 PM
yippee!!!!! So cool. Can't wait to see pictures of the new place. You should definately take pictures before and after you decorate!
Colleen | June 25, 2007 10:03 PM
Leah | June 25, 2007 10:09 PM
There's nothing else to say but...HOORAY!
I'm so happy for the whole Cactus-Fish family. You deserve every good thing!
Sam | June 25, 2007 10:11 PM
Congrats! Have fun moving!
Kelly | June 25, 2007 10:15 PM
Fine...congrats! Glad everything worked out on the buying end. Good luck with your house sale - hope it goes quickly!
Melanie | June 25, 2007 10:16 PM
Happy dance time!!
Pammer | June 25, 2007 10:26 PM
Wooo-hoooo! Congratulations! Mia will love her new yard.
Carmen | June 25, 2007 10:28 PM
Yay!!!! That is so wonderful!! Congratulations and many hopeful, happy, happenin' thoughts going out to ya for the sale of your place.
Amy | June 25, 2007 10:34 PM
OMG! I am over the moon about the house. I'm very behind on my commenting, but I'm trying to catch up. So glad for the good news!
wordgirl | June 25, 2007 10:55 PM
Congrats! Hope that all of the inspections and signings go smoothly and you guys are painlessly in there ASAP!!
GranolaSpice | June 25, 2007 11:03 PM
and oh yeah
Dee | June 25, 2007 11:16 PM
That's great news! Congratulations!
Crystal | June 25, 2007 11:27 PM
Whew! It's good to know that the poor sacrificial goat didn't die for nothing!
Sparkle Pants | June 25, 2007 11:32 PM
THAT TOTALLY ROCKS!! Very happy for you...
wendy | June 26, 2007 12:04 AM
So happy for you all. Please give us details when time and energy permits.
Diane | June 26, 2007 12:49 AM
CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! It's so exciting to get the house you wanted!!!!!!!!
Stephanie | June 26, 2007 12:52 AM
A hearty congratulations to ya! We need pics! =]
Suz | June 26, 2007 1:52 AM
What great news. I'm sure all the fingers, toes, and eyes crossed around the blogosphere contributed.
ann adams | June 26, 2007 3:15 AM
Trying again. I think it ate my congratulation.
ann adams | June 26, 2007 3:18 AM
Katherine | June 26, 2007 4:15 AM
Aurelia | June 26, 2007 5:40 AM
Hope all goes as smoothly.
crookedeyebrow | June 26, 2007 6:50 AM
Truly good news!
mikkie | June 26, 2007 7:07 AM
Congratulations - Here's hoping you'll be posting some pictures soon.
cassie-b | June 26, 2007 7:17 AM
Way to go. Congratulations! When's the housewarming party?
Frank | June 26, 2007 7:25 AM
Ofcourse, now I have throw out all my stalking data and start all over again.
Jon (was) in Michigan | June 26, 2007 7:39 AM
Congratulations! Now the fun can begin!
Bunny | June 26, 2007 7:43 AM
Congratulations! So happy to hear this news! Can't wait to read all about the packing and moving. I'm sure it will make for some great stories from you and Chris!
Lisa | June 26, 2007 7:54 AM
Sarah, Goon Squad Sarah | June 26, 2007 8:34 AM
Fraulein N | June 26, 2007 8:41 AM
I am late to the entry but congratulations, that is so exciting! I househunt all the time in the States - even though I am in London and not moving back to the States for a year! Houses are exciting, enjoy it!
Andrea Botham | June 26, 2007 8:54 AM
Congrats! Very exciting! Now the fun stuff begins! Hopefully Chris is tolerable to move with, because my husband is not, and I have to say it makes things much harder than they need to be. Good luck!
Jessie | June 26, 2007 8:58 AM
Yay, yay, yay! We are one powerful group of juju dancers! :-)
Diane | June 26, 2007 9:04 AM
Congratulations! Now the closing period - which to me is the worst part. Coming from someone who has closed (both buying and selling) way too many times.
ckirby50 | June 26, 2007 9:08 AM
william | June 26, 2007 9:14 AM
Yoo Hooo!! Congratulations.
PRETTY IN THE CITY | June 26, 2007 9:16 AM
Swistle | June 26, 2007 9:22 AM
Colleen | June 26, 2007 9:58 AM
WooHOOO!!! Yes yes yes!!!
Aurora | June 26, 2007 10:06 AM
Irene | June 26, 2007 10:09 AM
Isabel | June 26, 2007 10:48 AM
And, not to freak you out or anything, but I just realized that part of your "Sucky" post was interwoven into a dream I had recently. In it, my boyfriend and I were looking for houses to buy (which is odd, because that is so not something we are up to yet). We were in a great house that cost 2.5 million dollars (which is also odd, because I do not think we will ever, EVER have that much money). (And how random are 2.5 Mill. dollars???) The downside was that, you guessed it, the entire backyard was basically a creek. And I said to the Real Estate agent: This is a great house and all, but in a few years we will probably want kids and then this house will be of no use to us. To which my boyfriend said: "Who is talking about kids??? I want THIS house, now!" And the dream ended with my saying: "You want to buy a house for 2.5 MILLLION DOLLARS that will be useless to us in a few years???"
And that was my dream. Very random and sorry if I bored you. I just thought you'd like to know that your house buying stories have influenced the dreams of a college girl in Austria, who is now very confused about why the hell she is dreaming of things like buying houses and having babies...
Catharina | June 26, 2007 10:48 AM
Congrats!!! How awesome, I am so happy for the 3 of you. :)
I'll start doing my sale-of-your-current-house dance now, k?
Teenuh | June 26, 2007 11:22 AM
Yay Yard! Yay Closets! YAY CACTUS-FISH FAMILY!!!
heels | June 26, 2007 11:27 AM
CONGRATULATIONS! That is awesome news. :)
carrster | June 26, 2007 11:49 AM
So happy to hear this news -- congratulations!! (I'm still keeping extremities crossed until you sell the first house, so please keep us posted.
shelley | June 26, 2007 1:09 PM
Yay! I am so very pleased for you guys.
bad penguin | June 26, 2007 1:14 PM
ali | June 26, 2007 1:47 PM
Yay for getting the house you wanted! I hope that yours sells quickly!
Kait | June 26, 2007 2:08 PM
super de duper great news! congrats.
michele | June 26, 2007 3:14 PM
Dawn | June 26, 2007 3:29 PM
Yay! Plus you have more comments than Chris. Double bonus.
Jenn Benn | June 26, 2007 4:11 PM
Jhianna | June 26, 2007 4:15 PM
WOO-HOOOOOO! I mean, CONGRATS!
Jaycie | June 26, 2007 4:23 PM
Congratulations! It was about a year ago that my family did the same thing, so I know what a relief it can be!
Stephanie | June 26, 2007 4:55 PM
Woohoo! That's great news. Good luck with the move and selling your house.
Milly | June 26, 2007 5:52 PM
Congratulations! I have been reading daily and wondering something...please please forgive me if I have somehow missed the memo on this.
What is it that you decided you wanted in a house that you didn't have in your old one? This questions sounds very much like "why the hell are you moving?" but really I don't mean it like that. Is it the neighborhood? The four bathrooms? If you have already addressed this somewhere, please direct me. Again, congratulations!
Rachael | June 26, 2007 6:03 PM
Congratulations!!! I am sure you dread the whole move thing though!
coolchick | June 26, 2007 10:09 PM
Congratulations! That is great!
Kelley | June 26, 2007 11:47 PM
Maria | June 27, 2007 5:47 AM
Yay! How exciting! Hooray for the Cactus Fish family!
Sheryl | June 27, 2007 6:47 AM
erika | June 27, 2007 8:08 AM
I know I'm a little late to the party - but Congrads!!!
Casey | June 27, 2007 8:58 AM
CONGRATS! You must be so excited. From someone who's been house-hunting for a year and a half - I'm a little jealous, but that's awesome for you guys!!
Jenny | June 27, 2007 9:53 AM
Fantastic news, Congratulations!
Now cross your fingers for us... we've just put in our third and final offer on a house we've dubbed 'The Slum' (we've made a token increase in price from our last offer) and will hopefully find out today or tomorrow.
ewe_are_here | June 27, 2007 12:16 PM
Congrats!!!!!!!!!!! I am SO happy for you!! I hope moving goes smoothly and that you sell your house soon.
Nadine | June 27, 2007 2:06 PM
aimee/greeblemonkey | June 28, 2007 12:02 AM
Congratulations and all the best on your route to making a whole new set of memories for you and your family...
Dee | June 28, 2007 6:01 PM
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