Tonight we said goodbye to our dear friends who are moving to St. Louis. We met them for dinner at Loveless Cafe, and then spent some time after dinner wandering the grounds taking pictures of our kids together. We have spent the last few years getting together with them at least once a month. We … Continue reading #39 Goodbye, Dear Friends.
During my dad’s visit with us a few weeks ago, he shared the news that he and his girlfriend would be getting married some time in the near future. I have deleted and re-written this entry several times. It’s been hard to find the words to express the millions of thoughts that have been racing … Continue reading #38 It’s Ok to Not be Ok Right Now.
For Will's first birthday, Andrew and I went all out. We invited all of our friends and family, and surprisingly many family members were able to attend despite having the party out of state - many of them traveled over 10 hours to celebrate his special day. We had a photographer come out to capture … Continue reading #37 Will’s Birthday Invitation.
These last few weeks have been an absolute blur. The busyness kicked off with hosting my dad and his girlfriend for a week at our house. Shortly after they left, we hosted our friends over Memorial Day weekend while their house was on the market. The following weekend, we visited Chattanooga. We returned from our … Continue reading #36 Busy busy.
We just returned home after a long weekend in Chattanooga, and we had a great time with our little family. Andrew and I found a wonderful Airbnb just a few blocks away from the artsy district, the Northshore. It was the sweetest little bungalow, just a cozy place to unwind after our daily adventures. We … Continue reading #35 Chattanooga.
We celebrated our anniversary a little differently this year. Usually we get a sitter and take a night out for ourselves, but this year we took a family vacation to Chattanooga and spent it with our boys. Our last two attempts at taking a trip with the kids both ended in complete disaster, so we … Continue reading #34 Seven Years.
May and October, two of the most beautiful months of the year, and I struggle through both. Without warning, I will find myself enter into this terrible funk that I cannot shake. In May, it starts around Mother's Day, and doesn't end until the 23rd, the day my mom died. October is the month of … Continue reading #33 May & October.