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Moving to Minnesota: Our First Week

Our first week as Minnesotans has come and gone! Here’s what we’ve been up to.

We moved to Minnesota, and our first official week as Minnesotans has flown by! (Here, here, and here we shared a peek at our home building progress. Here is a summary of our move-in day. Now, we’ve been Minnesotans for one whole week!)

Over the past week, beyond managing our everyday work, we’ve been trying our best to balance exploring our new area and getting settled into our new home.

Over the course of the week, we made a lot of progress; now, we’re fully unpacked and organized. I am really excited for the weekend ahead, when we can focus on the details like decorating — my favorite part of moving!

Overall, my favorite room in our new house is our upstairs loft where Ben’s office and our extra “living room” are. It’s a really cozy space, and because we’ve never had an upstairs before, it’s pretty fun! It’s the perfect places for movies and popcorn, because it feels like a little getaway, away from the rooms we are in so frequently.

I can’t wait to share more progress and more of Minnesota! (Visit my Minnesota Must-Dos as we discover our favorite places in Minnesota.) Until then, here are a few peeks of home so far:

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Hiking has been a great escape from unpacking. Here, I’ve rounded up our favorite hikes in and around the Twin Cities in Minnesota.

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Our bedroom is furnished and decorated. On the other hand, every other room is a total work in progress.

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Pretty flowers from the farmers’ market!

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A Minnesota lifestyle, home decor, and travel blog by Kelly Zugay — Founder of Summer + Oak, Co-Founder of With Grace and Gold and Host of the Brand It, Build It Podcast.

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