What A Great Day For A Hike!! | Let’s Explore

Get Outside and Get Moving!

There is beauty all around us, so take the time to lace up your gym shoes and get moving. Wonder awaits just outside your door!!!

Jogging Path

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Just A Slight Change Of Plans…. | Cary, North Carolina

Loftus Family On The Move

Beautiful North Caroina Feature

Well here we are again with another slight change of plans!! We were all set to settle in the Lake Murray South Carolina area and then spent some time in the Raleigh Areas of Cary and Apex and fell in love with the beautiful and progressive towns. Having  After a few promising land scouting trips we discovered that North Carolina suited all of our needs a little better.

Having so many top Universities in close proximity really provides a wonderful blend of educators, outdoor enthusiasts and fun-loving people. Apex , N.C. was even voted the absolute #1 best place to live in America. So we figured we just had to give it a shot. We have spent the last week meeting people, looking for an immediate place to live for the next year or two while focusing on a home build and researching and visiting schools!!! Phew…

Of course we still managed to have fun while working on getting situated by celebrating the 4th of July as well as having a blast with our Cousins from Atlanta who came to Raleigh for a visit. Wow, can’t wait to see what’s in store for the next few weeks….

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Loftus Land Search*** North Carolina | The Journey of Building Our Home

Gorgeous North Carolina!!!

After scouting land in Kentucky and Tennessee we scooted on down to North Carolina. Starting off near the North Carolina / South Carolina border, then headed up towards the beautiful inner banks. North Carolina quickly shot to the top of the list!!! Stunning.

 

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Loftus Land Search***Kentucky | The Journey of Building Our Dream Home

Wow what a fast blur the last 12 days have been! We made it back safely, thank goodness, from our cross-country road trip. Our search for land to build our home proved successful in the fact that we believe we have narrowed down our search for locations. There were 2 or 3 areas in particular that we could definitely see ourselves planting roots.

It was an amazing and eye-opening experience and I am grateful to have been able to explore different parts of the country and meet new friends! We looked at several properties in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia after dropping our boys of at Grandma Gaga’s House in Palos Heights, IL. Along the way driving from Boise Idaho we stopped in the following states: Utah, Wyoming, South Dakota, Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia.

Ace and Kingston had a wonderful time hanging out at Grandma’s House and doing all sorts of fun things including going to the movies, Going to Fun zone, playing with their cousins Jack and Dylan and going to the Museum of Science and Industry.

I will be blogging a few separate posts covering the entire trip. This first post will cover some pictures from our time in Kentucky!! Kentucky had Thoroughbreds, Distillery’s, friendly people and a deep love for the University of Kentucky…

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