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Copenhagen in November

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I shared photos from our trip to Iceland, but none from Denmark. Copenhagen deserves better than that! We had a great time walking the cobblestone streets, visiting castles, and enjoying the Christmas markets that seemed to be everywhere. (Seriously, they were even inside some of the castles.)

Copenhagen November 25-30, 2015 (Photos post 1 of 2...because 80 photos seemed like waaay to many for one blog post.)
















 Ever since our trip to Australia, Sexy Nerd insists I pose like this whenever we come across a cannon.
It happens more often than you might expect.





The Worker's Museum in Copenhagen.
We didn't get it.

Waterfall House - Flipped!

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Remember the waterfall house we nearly bought? The one with the bat skeleton and huge hunk of mountainside in the living room? At around $270,000 in our dream neighborhood, I thought it was a great investment opportunity. Sexy Nerd, however, thought it was a money pit.
Today, it is listed online for almost $600,000.
(&*%@#*^#&@!!!!)
The infamous waterfall, now dewatered and stuffed with fake flowers. Meh.
The sagging balcony/roof, which was the deal-breaker for us, is still as saggy as ever.
All of this used to be open to the 1st floor, below. I understand the genius in closing it off from an investment standpoint, but it had looked sooo bright and airy when everything was open!
Darn you, Sexy Nerd.
(And also MWAH! I can't stay mad at you, my love.)
For all the photos from 4701 Paso Del Puma Pl NE 87111, click here.

Photos of Washington DC Cherry Blossoms in Springtime

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For fun ideas for your next trip, visit my post 6 Reasons to Love Washington DC.

Sexy Nerd was in Washington DC for business last week and I jumped at the chance to join him, eager to escape the darn allergens (my annual nemesis) at home. Unlike our last visit to DC, which was so brutally frigid I actually considered death-by-icicle rather than continuing to trudge along, the weather was sunny and perfect this time. On the day we flew home to Albuquerque, the daytime temperature plummeted down to the low 40s (30s with the wind chill - brrr!) so our timing couldn't have been better. We were supposedly too early in the year to catch the famous DC cherry blossoms in bloom, with the 2017 National Cherry Blossom Festival still several weeks away, but I can't help thinking this year's festivities may be mistimed. By the time visitors arrive to see the cherry blossoms, they're all going to be gone!












You'd never know it from this photo, but Sexy Nerd was actually having a g…

Construction Photos: It's All in the Details

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Another construction-crammed post already?? We're finally building our dream home. It's too exciting not to share!

Unlike my previous post, I'll try to rein in my rambling on this one and just share photos. You can jump to your own conclusion on things, such as whether or not some of the windows appear to be tied with string.

(They totally do. Ack!)


Foyer View from the Foyer My Office
Hallway
Hallway Bathroom
I know I'm supposed to be skipping the commentary, but it's worth pointing out that, yes, that is a curved floor to go underneath the bathroom vanity. It's a crazy house, so why not?
Master Bedroom
See the fireplace? It's going to look real, but won't actually be functional because YOU WOULD NOT BELIEVE HOW MUCH A FIREPLACE COSTS. Seriously, it's disgusting.
My Closet
Sexy Nerd insisted on adding skylights to my closet, though I begged to remove them from the plan for months. He says they will not fade or affect my clothing in any way whatsoeve…