It’s hard to believe that this week marks one year since we moved into our first house. We started the building process in May 2015 and moved in at the very end of the year. And in the year since, so much has happened! It’s weird to think that when we moved in, I had… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Foundation to Finished
“Plans are nothing. Planning is everything.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower I love that quote! I’m joining Modern Mrs. Darcy’s Reading Challenge in 2017, and planning is half the fun! I’m sure the titles will change as I go, but here’s a rough idea of what I plan to read. She also has a “Reading for Growth”… Continue reading 2017 Reading Plans
Hope you had a family-filled holiday. We’re soaking up the time with family and wishing you lots of peace and love, and a happy new year! Per tradition, here’s the card we sent out this year… and past years! 2016 2015 – Happy New Year! … 2014 … 2013 … 2012 …… Continue reading Merry Christmas!
This week has been all about getting ready for our first trip with the baby. We’re leaving this morning to drive to MS to see Sam’s family for Christmas. It will be Amelia’s first road trip and nights away from home… wish us luck! It’s also our first holiday season in the new house and… Continue reading Deck the Halls
Last year my excuse was moving, and this year my excuse is a new baby… but in the days of yore I spent who-knows-how-many hours making crafty decorations for the holidays. I wonder if I’ll ever have that much time on my hands again? But of course, one of the best parts of making decorations… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Christmas Craft Round Up
Another weekly update on my current Works in Progress 🙂 Merry and Bright Cross Stitch I finished the second clue and I’ve slowly made a dent in clue #2… as you can see, I take advantage of any moment I can! I definitely won’t get this one finished before Christmas, but I’ll keep plugging away. I’ll… Continue reading WIP Wednesday
Happy Friday! I’m sharing the highlights of my week… five to be exact! H54F is all about focusing on five little things that made me happy; it’s my way of recapping the week and a reminder to stay grateful. 1 – Christmas Traditions. It was so great to see my BFF in person for the weekend!… Continue reading High Five for Friday!
Another weekly update on my current Works in Progress 🙂 Merry and Bright Cross Stitch I’m almost done with the first clue and ready to move on to the second clue of the Merry and Bright cross stitch. Have I mentioned that I got the corresponding needle minder when I bought the kit? That little penguin… Continue reading WIP Wednesday
My dear friend and her husband drove up from MS to visit for the weekend. It’s quite a long drive to spend a couple days with us – so sweet! It was so great to see them in person and introduce Amelia. Unfortunately, A is going through a cranky phase and spent most of their… Continue reading Franklin City Sights: Dickens of a Christmas
Amelia is 2 months old! I keep a little journal to write letters to Amelia each month (all two of them so far, ha!) but of course I need to dump some photos and memories here as well. A quick update on life with Amelia: The second month involved more crying (on her part) but… Continue reading Two Months with Amelia