Archives for December 2013

The highlights and favorites of 2013

I can’t believe another year has come and gone. As I looked back on the posts throughout the year, I was surprised by some of the favorites. Sometimes what I might think to be a dud turns into a favorite and just like that it has made the top list for 2013. Below is the […]

Our Christmas 2013 Recap

Christmas got just so much better this year. Gwyn is at the age where she, for the most part, understands the traditions and wonders of Christmas. Cal, he’s not quite there yet, but he sure did enjoy as much as he could even if he didn’t understand what was going on entirely. For Christmas we […]

Merry Christmas! (too excited to sleep!)

I really didn’t have a post ready for today. I’ve been spending some much anticipated time with family and just didn’t do it! But, now it is Christmas Eve and  I am just too pumped to go to bed! The kids have been asleep for hours, the cookies, milk, and carrots have been set out […]

Our Christmas card 2013

For our Christmas card this year we took our first ever family photos. It was a quick twenty minute in-and-out kind of session which was just perfect for our little family. I tried to coordinate our outfits without being too matchy-matchy and using colors that weren’t too seasonal. Every year I order our cards from […]

Best in Show decorated house award 2013 printable

Last year we added a new Christmas tradition to our repertoire, that of which we repeated last night. It is one of my favorite Christmas memories and our experience last night was no exception. We get bundled in our jammies and coats, hot chocolate in hands, and hop into the car to look at Christmas […]

What we wore

Welcome to What We Wore Wednesday! Once I became a mom it became a little more difficult for me to get “dressed” each day. The easy, most comfortable outfit is the staple yoga pant and t-shirt combo, which I still frequent often, but after a while of feeling sluggish and “blah” I decided to start […]

Your holiday home tour questions answered

I’d like to give a big thank you for your sweet words on our holiday home! Since moving here in August it’s been an adjustment for us all and while we may not have pictures hung on the walls or a fancy dining table, we’ve made it quite comfortable for our little family. Hearing from […]

Our holiday home tour

Hello! Today I am (finally) sharing our home decorated for the holidays. This is just absolutely one of my favorite times of the year and I have added some new Christmas decor goodies to add to our collection. This year I took on a more neutral theme with hints of red focusing on  burlap, fur, […]

Our first ever family photos- 2013

We recently had our family photos taken for the first time, and let me tell you, I was one worried mama. I was worried about the weather, whether or not the kids/hubby would want to be there, whether or not they’d wear what I had chosen and so on. But after meeting Mica from Mica […]

Burlap Ruffle Lampshade Tutorial

Once I saw this picture on Pinterest I knew I had to make one of these ruffle lampshades. I just fell in  love instantly. So after a little internet browsing I came across this tutorial and after a lot of burlap, cutting and gluing, I had achieved exactly what I was looking for! And then […]