3.04.2008

Getting to Know You...San Antonio!

We spent the weekend in San Antonio looking for houses, and getting to know the city that will be our home for the next couple years. It was my first time to Texas and I must say, it was different than I expected! I couldnt believe all the flourescent signs and bilboards...I heard it described best as "a never ending strip mall!" On the bright side...how convenient it will be to get, well anything! Any store I need at my fingertips! The bad news is that we found the perfect home in the perfect location, and after a lot of negotiation we came to agreement...and then we found out that it has a 30,000 dollar foundation problem! So, it looks like we may still be on the hunt!

This friendly lizard was one of the multiple lizards we saw!

I liked the riverwalk! I can foresee many date nights down there with my husband, and no kids!

This is a stage on the riverwalk...we saw the Alamo too, but didnt stop for a picture.

more of the 2.5 mile river
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15 comments:

Jacqueline & John said...

Oh you will love it!! Minus the heat and weird bugs! They do have a lot of strip malls!! I can't wait to hear more about good old Texas..before you know it you will be saying y'll!

echecchio said...

I didn't know that you knew where you were headed! Good old Texas! James and I are looking into either San Antonio or Hawaii. Wouldn't it be crazy if we ended up in the same place again....I swear we are not following you. :)

echecchio said...

I didn't know that you knew where you were headed! Good old Texas! James and I are looking into either San Antonio or Hawaii. Wouldn't it be crazy if we ended up in the same place again....I swear we are not following you. :)

Amelia Hannah Brubaker said...

hurry and get out there so i can come visit. i hope you get that house so i can have a designated room!
sorry about the battery, i will try to send that really soon. i got a canon sd750.. it's nothing special but im poor!

echecchio said...

Chelsea....before you leave me we have to get together and play with cake stuff! I would love to show you a few things, you already have quite the hands for it so I am sure it would be easy to teach you!

Elise said...

Looks like a great time. Sorry about the house thing though... that stinks. I'm sure you will use all of your realtor skills to find something even better! ITB,E

Elise said...

Looks like you guys had a great time! Sorry about the house thing though. That stinks! I'm sure that you will put your realtor skills to work and find something even better! ITB,E

Mike and Joy said...

Congrats on your soon-to-be move! I am sure you will find a lovely house without that little (ha!) foundation flaw. The riverwalk looks absolutely gorgeous, I bet you are excited to be moving there!

AOKI CIRCUS said...

San Antonio looks like such a fun place. Can I come and visit? I've always wanted to go there. So, now I have the most perfect excuse - to come and see Ellie's boyfriend and Jake's girlfriend!

John & Jaime said...

Hey, how is it going?!?! That is so exciting you are moving to San Antonio. I have only heard really good things about San Antonio. I hope you are able to find a house soon. Anyways, just wanted to say "hi." Take care.

Katie said...

That's a bummer- won't they knock that off the price? You probably really just don't want to deal with it though, right? I wish you were here to sell my house! We just barely put it up- we'll see how it goes. When is the big move?

Amanda said...

It looks like San Antonio is beautiful! I hear it's a great place to live too!!! I have been thinking about your little fam. a lot, these last few months you kind of have mixed emotions about everything..it's been such a big, great part of life! Enjoy the last few months in PA with all the great friends there etc.! We're excited to hear more about your next upcoming adventure! (sorry about the house prob..you'll find something better I'm sure :)

Chelsa said...

Everyone I know that lives in Texas LOVES it! As long as you're up for the humidity and heat I think you'll be happy. Sorry about the house thing. Love ya, Chelsa

Tiffany said...

Hey Chels, I'm sorry I didn't get Michelle's info. to you in time...we just got back from Florida.Let me know if you still want it.

Rachel said...

We will be in San Antonio in May, we just love visiting there!

I know you will love Texas, nothing beats the "Sweet South". People down here are SO friendly!

We will have to plan with Ashley and all come together. My kids just love Sea World and Phil and I could spend every night on the RIver Walk. We have a favorite hotel that we always stay at too. Just wait til the Thanksgiving "parade" that goes through the river. I am getting so jealous just thinking about it all!!

When will the actual move take place? Did you say that in your post? I am going to email Ash now to tell her we will be taking a family trip all together!