About Me

Minneapolis, MN, United States

Sunday, June 12, 2011

New Blog!

Hey everyone! We made it to MN! Below is the link to my new blog. Check it out for updates on me and Eric!

The Things We Do

Friday, June 10, 2011

Blog Title

Hey everyone! Thanks for all your feedback! I have decided on a name that just came up in conversation. My new blog title will be called: The Things We Do. Thank you Michelle for the help!

Please start using this website to view my blog: http://jilliansthingswedo.blogspot.com/ Jillian In GA will no longer be posted on.

We are on the road to MN, check my new blog to see how the move went! We should be in MN by June 13th but I probably wont be able to post for a few days.

Hope you have a great weekend!

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Our House

Hey everyone! I have decided on a new blog name but you are going to have to wait to see what it is. The name will be reveled on June 10th as we are driving to MN. For now I wanted to post some pictures of our house. It has changed over the 5 years we have owned it but this is how we will remember it.

Dining/Living Room

Living Room

Master Bedroom

Eric's Office

Guest Bedroom


We have loved living here over the years but we learned how hard it is to be a home owner. There is always something to do or work on when you own a home. We have loved having our own place but I will be happy to be renting again. We will buy a home again someday.... just not so soon.

Friday, June 3, 2011

The Plan

We are all packed and ready to go (for the most part)!! We will be closing on our house here in GA on June 10th at 3:30 (all prayers are welcome!) and will be hitting the road shortly after for the long drive to MN. Over the next week we will be meeting with friends here in Athens one last time and going out to some of our favorite restaurants. I really don't want to say goodbye to anyone! Luckily we will have plenty of reasons to visit!

Here is our moving plan:
  • Pick up 25 foot rental truck (YIKES!) on Thursday 6/9 and start loading it with all of our big furniture pieces.
  • Finish packing small boxes Friday 6/10 morning.
  • Close on our house at 3:30
  • By 4:30 hit the road and drive 8 hours to Paducah, KY where we will spend the night
  • Wake up on Saturday morning and drive the rest of the 13 hours to Stillwater, MN
  • Stay with my family for two nights before driving the truck up to Zimmerman, MN where we will be storing our things at Eric's mom's (Thanks Becky & Dan!!) and unload the truck
Here is our route:

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We will be back in MN in 9 days!

Monday, May 30, 2011

CONTEST: New Blog Title

With the move to MN coming soon I am going to need a new Blog title!! On the 12th of June I will no longer be Jillian In Georgia. With that said.... what should my new blog title be??

Starting today, I am holding a contest for the best name. Whoever gives me a great idea for a new blog title and I pick it...I will send you a $10 gift card to Starbucks. Start thinking!! You have until June 5th to post a comment with your idea.

Friday, May 27, 2011

Things We Wont Miss

This list is kind of petty... but I had to put it out there.
  • Pollen!!!
  • No alcohol sales on Sundays :)
  • Having to spend money to travel home for the holidays & being away from family
  • House maintenance
  • Big bugs, cockroaches, fire ants and snakes! 
  • Bermuda Grass (I know, its weird...but I miss the feeling of soft lush grass on my feet!)
  • Red clay and no sand
  • Having to dress up for football games....not that we ever did it, its just the principal
  • Humid oppressive hot summers
  • Being called a Yankee :)