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23 Oct, 2012

Chicken, meet head

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Home/reno

Mark and I are spending the day packing, and generally freaking out about all the things we need to do before we move back into our house TOMORROW.

Tomorrow, just for kicks (and much to Mark’s dismay I’m sure), I will be liveblogging the big day uploading pics to my Flickr set every hour on the hour (but not adding to the blog because I have my doubts that we’ll have an Internet connection)…  so do check it tomorrow, or follow #FishbowlReno on Twitter. Here we gooooo!


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1 | Brenda A.

October 23rd, 2012 at 12:16 pm

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