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Happy Tuesday friends!! What a week it has been!! So duh (because I've talked about it ad nauseum at this point), we moved and it was the most seamless and painless move we could have ever asked for! I was worried that one thing would go wrong and throw a wrench into everything, but thankfully the universe was on our side & we were successful! 

We moved into our last place as girlfriend and boyfriend so moving out 5 years later as husband and wife was really special and to be honest - a little emotional!! I honestly don't think I've ever seen movers work as quickly as the company we hired - they had everything out in under 40 minutes and then held our stuff overnight on the truck and delivered on time & again had everything in the right room within the hour the next day!! Best decision ever to hire Tom & his team! 
First item in the new fridge - my favorite prosecco! 
Hello | Goodbye Doormat (under $12)

We pretty much went non-stop from Thursday to Friday working hard to get our living room, kitchen & bedroom (the office was last on our list) presentable because I invited our friends over on Saturday! I knew having a deadline to get stuff done would push us to get through a ton of boxes fast! 
I went a little flower crazy at Trader Joe's - I mean how can you not when the flowers are so pretty and so cheap!! I also picked out some hydrangeas and used this tutorial to keep them alive longer and so far - it's been working!! 
It was actually supposed to be stormy on Sunday, but thankfully we were given a last little taste of Summer! Lobsters, family & the best dessert ever made for a perfect afternoon! 

I wish I had the exact recipe for this strawberry shortcake I had over the weekend, but I do know that it was made with Bisquick, homemade whipped cream & with the strawberries a little bit of sugar was added...also my SIL added milk to the bisquick to make the biscuits even tastier! 
Oh how I love long weekends, especially when it means one extra day for a lazy morning and delicious brunch! We were actually seated next to a couple visiting Boston from Nashville so naturally we made them tell us exactly what we had to do when we go in a couple of months! 
Girlfriend Jeans || Rebecca Minkoff 'Regan' Satchel |
Comfiest Black V-Neck Tee || Similar utility jacket ||
After brunch we headed to The Street @ Chestnut Hill to do the domesticated thing and shop at the Container Store! Seriously - it felt like every single family was also shopping...something about that store brings people out in droves! 
I'll be posting pictures of the new place as everything starts to come together, but I wanted to share this incredible find from Home Goods - this Sunpan fabric bench was exactly what I was looking for! I also feel like it goes so well with our nightstands
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I'm feeling ready for the week ahead - especially since it's a short one! How was your long weekend? Link up below to share it with us! 

84 comments

  1. I'm so glad your move went so well! That always makes for a great start in a new place! Strawberry shortcake is a favorite down here in the South--yours looks so appetizing! And I bought a tufted fabric bench from HG for our living room about a year ago! Don't they have the best stuff?
    Sarah at MeetTheShaneyfelts

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  2. So happy the move went so seamless for you guys! I can't wait to see more of your new place absolutely loving that bench you found! And of course your TJ Maxx jacket find, so cute! Hope you guys get settled in quickly! <3, Pamela Sequins & Sea Breezes

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  3. YOU DID IT and I am tickled pink for you guys!!! You look gorgeous in that olive jacket and during the move; well, because you always look marvelous!! Oh how your space is going to have your B stamp on it and be fantastic!!

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  4. Yay for an easy move! I am sure you are so relieved to be in your new place. It looks adorable and you unpacked so fast to have people over, impressive! I am in love with your mini playhouse in the back, it's adorable and I now want one!

    Xoxo,
    Whitney & Blaire
    Peaches In A Pod

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  5. So excited your move went so well! Your new place looks absolutely adorable!! I also love your cute weekend outfit- I can't wait to be able to rock a jacket :) so hot... Ha! Have a great week!

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  6. Looks like a wonderful weekend! That Lobster looks amazing! It is always bittersweet moving out of a place into a new one, especially all the memories you leave behind. I cried so hard when we moved out of our first apartment together we had when we first got married. I still get emotional thinking about it lol. Have a great week!

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  7. Isn't it kind of surreal for things that you've been talking about and planning for months are actually behind you?! I'm so excited for you guys and can't wait to see more of your new place!! Your bedroom is gorgeous!!

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  8. Wow! Talk about productive! Those movers sound amazing and I'm loving your place so far from your snaps. Your kitchen is so pretty. And those lobsters?!! Yes please! Congrats on your new home! Xx

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  9. Alcohol being the first thing that you put in your new fridge means that you did moving RIGHT!
    The Adored Life

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  10. Lovely that the move went well! That's so good and so much fun with a new place to decorate! Xx

    www.thefashionfolks.com

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  11. Aww congratulations on the move girl!

    xo Jen
    Skirt The Rules

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  12. Glad that your move went well. I don't usually like strawberry shortcake but that one looks good. I heard of some people who work four longer days and always have a three-day weekend...I would not complain about that!

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  13. So happy the move was seamless! I absolutely love unpacking and making a new space YOUR space. The pictures and snaps so far look fabulous! Glad yall had a great long weekend!

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  14. I watched that hydrangea video and I can't believe she added dish soap! Let me know how they last for you. Your new place is gorgeous! And I think it was a great idea to invite people over to have a bit of a deadline!
    Xo, Evelina @ Fortunate House

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  15. It looks really fun!!!
    xx
    Mónica Sors
    MES VOYAGES À PARIS
    NEW POST: ABANDONED MOTEL

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  16. SO happy to hear the move went well! I'm totally with you, there's nothing like having people over to get you unpacking faster.

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  17. yay for moving being over! i swear - hiring movers is the best decision of life. it just makes things (usually) so much less stressful. and isn't it wild how it takes no time to unpack in comparison to packing. ha. love your nightstands seeing that all pulled together. and yay for a holiday weekend with a little relaxing :)

    xoxo cheshire kat

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  18. Yay for a seamless move and for the beautiful new place! And you already know that I LOVE that the first item in the fridge was champs! Cheers to a short week <3
    Green Fashionista

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  19. Congrats on a seamless move! That eggs Benedict looks so good! Your master bedroom looks amazing! Have a wonderful week!

    Jill
    Doused In Pink

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  20. So glad that the move was seamless!!! Sounds like you hired some rock star movers!! I am one of those people who has to have everything unpacked and set up as quickly as possible. I hate looking at boxes. I love that bench you got! HomeGoods for the win! And that brunch is to die for!

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  21. Yay! How often to moves go well?! Rarely. Very happy for you guys!

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  22. Congrats on such a successful move! I don't think I've ever heard anyone that was so happy with their moving process. That's awesome that you were able to get through so many boxes in time to host people by Saturday!

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  23. Can't wait to see more pictures of yalls new place! I'm so glad everything went smoothly!

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  24. Moving is always stressful, but that's so awesome that yours seemed to go on without a hitch! And way to go with giving yourself a deadline to get things organized! I don't think that our house was presentable for a couple of weeks after we moved in! A lobster boil sounds like the perfect way to end the summer! They look so delicious, along with that strawberry shortcake!

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  25. Oh how wonderful that strawberry cheesecake looks :) YUM !!!! Looks like a wonderful weekend !

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  26. SO glad the move went smoothly! Can't wait to see what you've done with the new place! :)

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  27. I feel you on the emotional front! When we bought our home two years ago, we moved out of the apartment we had lived in for five years - the place we lived in together after we were engaged, I definitely felt emotional and mayyyybe cried, lol. I love The Container Store, haha. Love the snaps from this weekend!

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  28. Looks like you had a great weekend! Congrats on the new place and those lobsters look delicious!
    ~Samantha
    http://goldcoastgirlblog.com

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  29. You had a great weekend - I can't believe all the work you've gotten done in the new place already. It looks great!

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  30. Congrats on the move! Glad it all went well. I'm impressed you already hosted! Looks like fun.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

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  31. I'm so glad the move when smooth for you guys! We're considering using a moving company the next time because it was SO overwhelming just doing it ourselves, with the help of my dad and step-mom. Though we had their help, it was still too much and the heavy wooden furniture was a nightmare to get up and down stairs, never again, haha! I watched a bit of the video you linked on making hydrangeas last longer, I'll definitely be referencing it in the future. We've decided we want to keep fresh flowers in the house as much as possible. I need to find a Trader Joe's around here because I've been hearing that they're so incredibly cheap and you've confirmed it! Thanks so much for sharing, beautiful, and I hope you have a wonderful rest of the week!

    XO,

    Jalisa
    www.thestylecontour.com

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  32. Glad the move went well and the weather held out for all the activities you had planned for the weekend!! The bedroom looks great! Can't wait to see the rest! XOXO, R

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  33. I'm so glad the move went so well! I'm sure it feels amazing to be in the new place and it looks like it was a fun long weekend, too! Glad the storm stayed away! Also, love that pink wall!

    xo, Rachel
    A Blonde's Moment

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  34. Congrats on the new place and glad the move went well! I love your bedroom decor and that bench goes perfectly! Your food photos are making me hungry! :)

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  35. Yeah!!!! So glad everything went well. Hiring movers for big moves is seriously the best money ever spent right? Can't wait to see all the new digs!

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  36. Congrats on the new place. I love how you had decorated it, I knew I would. You have great taste and style. Glad the move went well, I know how stressful it is. How is that I have never seen that pink gate in Chestnut Hill?? Great picture of you, love that purse.

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  37. So glad to hear your move was seamless and your decor looks amazing!! I LOVE your acrylic bench at the end of the bed, I'm looking for the same one :)
    xx Tess | Sequins are the New Black

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  38. Looks like you had a good weekend. Thank goodness moving was painless and smooth this time. Love the sneak peaks you showed. And now I am craving lobster. That strawberry shortcake looks heavenly as well.

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  39. KUDOS for that bottle being the first thing in the fridge - totally deserved.
    Love that pic of you in front of the red garage... beautiful!

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  40. So glad the move went so well for you guys! When we moved a couple of years ago, it was a mess...we moved about an hour and a half away from our hometown...it poured for a week straight and I was going through IVF...talk about chaotic!
    Love the look of your bedroom, totally my style!

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  41. I LOVE those nightstands! I seriously always forget to check out overstock when looking at home things. Can't wait to see how the rest of your new space falls together and I'm so glad your move went so seamlessly!

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  42. Yay for getting moved in! So excited for you guys!

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  43. I love your bedding! I can't wait to see the rest. All of that food looks delicious. It's been way too long since I've had lobster.

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  44. I love the new blog look!! (It's been a while, lol)
    Congrats on a successful move! I think I'll prob feel the same way once we get a house... lots of memories in our little apartment!

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  45. Yay for a quick & easy move!! Can't wait to see more photos of the new place!! That strawberry shortcake looks delish.
    Kelsey
    www.thepeacockroost.com

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  46. That is so great that your move went so smoothly! I can't wait to see more of your new place! It's always so exciting settling in and making it your own!

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  47. So thankful you had an awesome move and the weather cooperated! Loving the room you showed above - you have a flair for decorating! Yay you!

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  48. so glad the move went to so great! cute post!

    kelseybang.com

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  49. I am so glad the move went well! I'm also amazed y'all stayed in your previous place for five years-Chris and I can't seem to sit still! Haha. :)

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  50. Biana, it's looking awesome! Can't wait to see more pictures. I'm curious about that little house in the strawberry shortcake picture - is that in your new backyard?
    Also, cheers to a long weekend! Glad everything went so smoothly and you're getting settled in!

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  51. YOU are a DEFINITE OVER-ACHIEVER!! lol! I thought that I unpack fast? Geeze...you have ME beat!!!!! Who is brave enough to invite friends/family A DAY AFTER MOVING??? OMG YOU ROCK! So happy for you both! Huge Congratulations! LOVE the bench, just darling! Ok, please tell us about that tiny little house featured with the strawberry shortcake, I am dying to hear!!! catchatwithcarenandcody

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  52. I love that y'all gave yourself a deadline, having friends over, so that you had to be unpacked. Also, those flowers are fantastic, and I totally agree that TJ's has the best ones (and best prices). New England lobster boils are my FAVORITE - definitely miss them! Enjoy your short week :)

    Meg, Borrowed Heaven

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  53. Cheers for the move going so seamlessly! :) Can't wait to see more details of the new place, the little bits I can see look so great already!

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  54. Fabulous weekend! Need one like it so much!
    Enjoy the rest of week.
    Would you like to follow each other?
    https://glaringwaves.blogspot.ba/

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  55. Congrats on a stress-free move! Love how your bedroom is coming together! That photo of you against the pink wall is gorgeous. Cheers to a short work week! xo

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  56. Looks like a great weekend..
    yay on your big move.. the space is already looking just like home

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  57. Yay! So happy to hear the move went so smooth! I cant wait to see more pictures of the new place! That is so exciting!! And omg those lobsters look amazing! Yum!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

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  58. So good to hear the move went smoothely and the movers were so good on making it a quick transition. Congrats on the new place and I can't wait to see how everything comes together with your home decor. The bench from Home Goods looks like a serious win! Those lobsters look delicious...what a great way to spend the weekend being productive but enjoying the company of friends and family along with some delish nibbles and shopping!

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  59. I am so happy everything went so smoothly because moving can be the most stressful thing! Your place already looks stunning (the little sneak peeks, anyway) and all that food looks amazing. Happy week ahead gorgeous! XO -Kim

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  60. YAY for a painless move! Those are hard to come by ;) And I get emotional every time we move, it's always a bittersweet feeling!

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  61. What a fun way to spend a long weekend! Those lobsters are WOW!!!

    - Cielo
    Mermaid in Heels

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  62. That bench is TOO perfect!! Love it! So glad the move went so well... and the weather held up for a fantastic Labor Day weekend celebration, too!! That strawberry shortcake looks SO good... I made one similar once but used splenda instead! It's such a tasty treat!

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  63. Such lovely pictures and what a fun and productive weekend! BTW, loving the "Hello" "Goodbye" mat. Thanks for sharing!

    AFU

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  64. Yay, congrats on your move! Decorating a new place is so much fun :)

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  65. So glad your move went well! Love the sneak peek of your place - that bench was such a great find!

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  66. Glad you got everything moved over! I love how prosecco was the first thing in the fridge--girl after my own heart right there!

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  67. So so happy to hear that the move went well--and it looks like you guys are quickly getting settled! That's the best feeling! :)

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  68. So glad your move was painless! The new place looks great, and so does the strawberry shortcake!

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  69. Congrats on your new space! I loved following around and seeing all the snaps! It made me so excited for you guys! I hope you are loving the new space! And also that Strawberry shortcake makes me want to cheat on my whole 30!
    xoxo,Victoria
    www.coffeeandablonde.blogspot.com

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  70. I loved following along with the move on Snapchat! Especially since we JUST went through the same thing! Moving is so stressful!! That Strawberry Shortcake will be made by me this weekend--it sounds freakin' amazing!

    www.rosyoutlookblog.com

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  71. I say this every week but y'all seriously have the best weekends. Yay for a successful move!

    Zelle
    Southern Style

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  72. I read that you were able to move into a new place. I'm so glad to hear this, I wish you success and happiness life

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  73. Hurrah for a painless move! That's like unheard of. LOL

    Love the pink wall pic!

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  74. Goodness gracious, you guys ROCKED that move! Wow! I can't wait to see more pictures. It looks amazing from what you've shown us so far! Love those flowers, and your bedding is so cute!

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  75. Moving is such a whirlwind! Glad it went well for you guys. Can't wait to see pics of your new place!

    Brooke
    pumps and push-ups

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  76. I couldn't get over how fast you unpacked, that is probably a record somewhere! I've been loving what I'm seeing of your place, so so cute. I am scared to go to my new HomeGoods here now because that bench is so cute and maybe I need it...don't need it, but totally need it. Ha! You know what I mean, right?! :) Hope you're having a great start to the week!

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  77. So glad you guys moved so quickly and painlessly! That fabric bench is SOOO pretty, may need to look into it for my room!

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  78. Strawberry shortcake made from scratch is so amazing! Definitely craving some after that picture. I'm so glad your move went smoothly-- it's the kind of thing that can either go really good or really bad depending on your movers! Your bedroom looks great and I'm excited to see the rest of the place!

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  79. Sounds like a good weekend and I'm sure you are super relieved to be all moved into your new apartment! Love the bench that you got at Home Goods!

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  80. What an easy, seamless, carefree move. I cannot believe how fast you got things organized and put in their place. The bedroom looks awesome and so do you in your Fall-like layered outfit. Love the cute sporty outfits of you and Gary matching, too.

    Happy New Home B!!

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  81. What a fun move! Love the decor you have! I was swooning over your flower picture on instagram! Your outfit is killer. And what an important quote to remember! xx, I'm Fixin' To

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  82. oh that is so awesome the move was seamless and painless!! that is really fabulous, because moving can absolutely suck. i think we might hire movers next time as well, i mean we *can* do it ourselves and with friends, but why not make it easy and simple?
    need that doormat in my life.
    holy moly, that strawberry shortcake looks DIVINE.

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  83. Love that your move was so seamless and painless! Over this last month we did two moves one for me and my apartment and one for our home in North Carolina! Neither of which was seamless or painless! Can you do a post on how to simplify and make moving easier? Any and all tips would be appreciated!!! Thank you B!!! <3

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