Lifestyle Home Meghan King Reveals 'Smaller' House She Bought 'All by Myself' a Year Ago amid Jim Edmonds Divorce "So much can change in one year, in two years," King wrote on Instagram of her new home and new life By Glenn Garner Glenn Garner Instagram Twitter Glenn Garner is a Writer/Reporter who works heavily with PEOPLE's Movies and TV verticals. Since graduating from Northern Arizona University with a dual major in journalism and photography, he got his professional start at OUT Magazine, The Advocate and Teen Vogue, and he's since consistently kept his finger on the pulse of the LGBTQ community. His first book The Guncle Guide was released in 2020 and was featured on Katie Couric's list of 100 recommended books of the year. People Editorial Guidelines Published on November 15, 2021 04:27 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Meghan King is building a new life with her kids and husband Cuffe Owens. The Real Housewives of Orange County alum, 37, proudly showed off her "perfect" new home Sunday on Instagram, a year after she made the big purchase amid her divorce from ex-husband Jim Edmonds. "These photos were taken on a dreary day one year ago when I bought this house all by myself," she wrote in the caption. "A year to date before that was when my world was rocked and I was forced to endure the most humiliating public split I'd ever have the displeasure of experiencing. Meghan King Celebrates First Halloween with Husband Cuffe Owens and Her Kids: 'We Survived' Meghan King Owens/Instagram But King used the traumatic time as a learning experience and managed to reshape her life as a single mom — and a first-time homeowner! "I learned to single parent three preschoolers during Covid and managed to save enough money to leave my former family home and proudly provide a *much smaller, much cozier* PERFECT home for my kids," she wrote, adding that the purchase was "tumultuous" and she couldn't share it publicly at the time because of "divorce circumstances." "I couldn't celebrate or announce this monumental victory …anyone going through a divorce with kids knows the internal tug of wanting to share special news with kids weighed against the consequences that come when they share that news with their other half of their family… it's very real and very sad," she explains. "In my first year of home ownership I continued putting myself back together and learned how to balance single motherhood with self-care. And at roughly the one year anniversary of buying my house I got married. King finalized her divorce from Edmonds, 51, earlier this year. The exes, who tied the knot in October 2014, share daughter Aspen, 4½, and twin sons Hart and Hayes, 3. They announced their separation in October 2019, following rumors that the retired MLB pro had an affair with their former nanny. The split came after he admitted to sending sexual text messages and "lewd photos" to another woman that June. Edmonds got engaged in July to girlfriend Kortnie O'Connor, after they made their relationship public in April 2020. King previously identified O'Connor as a friend with whom she and Edmonds had a threesome, although Edmonds later claimed that "was a joke." RELATED VIDEO: President Joe Biden Attends Nephew Cuffe Owens and Meghan King's Wedding King tied the knot with Owens, 42, who is President Joe Biden's nephew, last month in a "small, family wedding" at his parents Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, home. The ceremony was attended by the president and First Lady Jill Biden, and came just days after they made their relationship Instagram official. The couple teased a glimpse of their home last month, when she posted a family photo of their first Halloween together with her kids. "So much can change in one year, in two years. You are strong, you are worthy, and you can do what I did. It will hurt and you will cry, but you will prevail. You have no other choice to make the decision every single day to find happiness. I believe in you," said King.