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Thank you, Home! #ThankfulThursdays

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It is said that we don’t realise the importance of anything until we don’t crave and strive for it enough. While this might be true with regard to umpteen things, as a Navi Mumbaikar who had been on the prowl for the right abode for a long time, I can currently relate it perfectly with having a home that we can come back to everyday, which is filled with positivity and which is ours.

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For a woman, having a home she has decorated and defined herself is almost as important as the family that resides in it. Right from selecting the perfect shade for the walls and the type of furniture to bath and bed linen essentials, she wants only the best for it. After all, a home is lot more than a roof over the head. It is where one tries to find comfort and relaxation after a long day.

This prompt couldn’t have come at a better time, since thankfulness for a home of our choice has sincerely been on our minds of late. Even after saving enough and getting all the financials in place getting a home was proving difficult for us, mainly because I didn’t want to settle for a typical Mumbai apartment which leaves little scope for privacy and fresh air. Thankfully, God was listening to me ! 🙂

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Next six months are going to be the most eventful and exciting in our lives because the keys to our new home are going to be handed over to us soon and all the painting and furniture work will begin there. We’ve been frequenting home décor showrooms over the weekend and locking horns over stuff that is required right away and which can be put on a backburner for a year or so.

Our discussions fast become spirited and loud but what I love the most is A’s participation and excitement for it. From suggesting fake grass for our bedroom balcony and keeping a small barbeque set there to getting textured walls or a wallpaper and putting up enlarged framed photographs of both kids in their room, he is giving excellent helpful inputs! I forget this is probably his dream too?

After moving in and out of rented places for last eleven years, the thought of growing roots is very heartening. Finally, I and the kids can rejoice at the fact that we belong somewhere and not mentally calculate the time till we have to give up on a temporary home and new friends yet again. Permanence is one thing that has been gravely missing from our lives till date.

Thank you, my new home, for filling my heart with joy and giving me something new to dream about everyday. I can’t wait to come and live in you! <3

Linking this with Amrita and Tina for #ThankfulThursdays

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52 Comments

  1. Congratulations, Varsha!
    I can almost feel your excitement! Wishing you all good things for your new home. Make great memories there!

    1. Thank you, Mayuri. I’m excited for sure!

  2. Hearty congratulations, Varsha and may you always stay happy in your new home with your family and friends.

    1. Thanks a lot, Kamal. Happiness of getting it is itself consuming. ????

      1. Welcome Varsha.

  3. Congratulations Varsha !! A start of new journey with new hopes and creating new memories!! Wish every page is filled with happiness and blessings!!

    1. Thank you so much for the wonderful blessings. Means a lot to me!❤

  4. Congratulations, Varsha! Your excitement is palpable!!! And why shouldnt it be… specially when your developing new roots!!!

    1. Had been waiting for it for too long, Anagha. Now it is the time to finally enjoy it. ????

  5. jhilmildsaha says:

    Heartiest wishes for your new home. Hope it will be filled with happiness and positivity.

    1. Thank you, Jhilmil.

  6. I will keep a watch out to read how you decorate your new home Varsha.Our home will also be nearing completion in a few months.Thank you for sharing your story with us on #ThankfulThursdays

    1. I would love to share and get ideas from you, Amrita! I loved writing this post. Truly close to my heart. ❤

  7. That’s a great news. Congratulations on your new house. Stay blessed

    1. Thanks a lot!

  8. I can relate. I don’t like staying in rental homes. Your home is your home.

    1. Absolutely. Rented places are always temporary. They can’t be home.

  9. henajose says:

    Congrats on getting your new home. Having a home in Navi Mumbai is not a small thing.

    1. True, Hena. We waited so much for the right place. Glad it was worth it!

  10. Congo dear for a new home.. Such a beautiful it’s really great post

    1. Thanks a lot, Priyanka. 🙂

  11. Wow congratulations! This is such a special
    Moment. D foraging your own house is so fulfilling

    1. Indeed. It is a special feeling. Thank you, Charu. 🙂

  12. Congratulations for your new home. Having a home it’s just like a dream.

    1. True. Thanks for the comment, Anamika.

  13. Congratulations dear I know how exciting and happy you might be.. Enjoyed reading your blog

    1. Thanks a lot, dear.

  14. Oh wow that sounds great. Congratulations for your new home sweet home. Very happy and great time for you. Stay blessed. Having our own house is like the dream come true.

    1. It is a dream come true. Decorating my home was something I had been waiting for! Thanks, Minakshi. 🙂

  15. Heartiest Congratulations dear… I can feel your excitement from your words, shifting to own house is really like a dream come true.

    1. It is a dream come true. Thanks, Preeti.

  16. Nisha Malik says:

    Many many congratulations. It’s such a wonderful feeling to enter your home. You have penned your feelings beautifully.

    1. Thanks a lot, Nisha. Honest feelings come across well, I guess. 🙂

  17. Papri Ganguly says:

    Really great new. Heartest congratulations for your new home.

    1. Thanks a lot, Papri. 🙂

  18. Great news Varsh truly a new home is a big positive change in life. COngratulations!

    1. Thank you so much!

  19. Congratulations to you and your family..moving to your own home is just as exciting as it could get.. wish you a blessed future!

    1. Thanks for your wishes, Reetu.

  20. worldofmakeupmagique says:

    Many many congratulations to you… I can feel your happiness

    1. Thanks a lot, Deepika.

  21. Bedazzleu Esha Dogra says:

    Congratulations for your beautiful home. I wish you a lot of happiness. It’s a great feeling, celebrate your life????

    1. Thanks for your wishes, Esha. 🙂

  22. Wow congratulations to you for the new beginning. Wish you all the best.

    1. Thank you, Preetjyot.

  23. I’m so happy for you, congratulations. All the best for this new beginning. 🙂

    1. Thanks, Roshni!

  24. wow i can relate with the excitement because i was to excited when i moved to my new home!!!

    Allthatsmom

  25. Dr. Farhat Sultana says:

    Congratulations for the new journey of life. I can totally feel it.

    1. Thank you so much, Farhat! 🙂

  26. Such a wonderful post right from the heart! Congratulations for your own home. It must be a dream come true!

    1. It is a dream come true. Thank you so much for reading. 🙂

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