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New year, new office

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I got a new office!

I wasn’t supposed to get an office, but then my husband decided to paint our older son’s room in preparation for our possible move this summer (more on that when we get orders). After spending a few nights in the guest room (an old master suite), my son asked if he could stay. He’s only going to be with us until August—then he’s off to college, sniff, sniff—so we said yes.

His younger brother, Taz, is handling it admirably since he’ll get the queen bed after WileE moves out, and the whole room if we stay. 😉

My old office was actually a corner of our oversized—thanks to the previous owners’ addition—master suite. Now instead of staring at my bed, clean laundry that needs folded, and the side of my neighbor’s house, I have a view of trees and the street through two windows, and a room all to myself.

Not the ocean view I aspire to, but an improvement for sure.

I love the blue color—good for creativity!—and the fact that I don’t have to worry about interruptions now that I’m not in a multi-purpose room. Plus, I used to sometimes avoid spending time at my desk because I was getting sick of working and sleeping in the same place. No more (unless you catch me napping on the carpet).

Anyway, we’ll probably be downsizing and I may be back to sharing if we move this summer, but for now, I’m enjoying my new space.

What would your ideal office look like?