In keeping with my new year's resolution, I managed to read nine (9!!) books this month. Off to a great start so far! Thanks to the cold temperatures, many nights were spent snuggled on the couch in front of the fireplace, hot tea and a good book in my hand. I absolutely loved "Eleanor Oliphant … Continue reading #128 This Month in Books.
Will always loves helping around the house where he can. He takes his big brother responsibility very seriously. While I was getting dinner ready tonight, he insisted on setting the table. I looked up from the stove, and saw him proudly setting out forks at our places at the dinner table. Be still my heart.
I have been wanting to update our guest bathroom for some time now, and one of the elements I wanted to include were photographs of the kids playing in the tub. Tonight they were having a great time playing in the soap bubbles, so I grabbed our DSLR camera and started snapping photos. I loved … Continue reading #126 Bath Time Photos.
I have always loved the minimalist look of simple words on a white background framed and hung on a wall. Etsy has all sorts of these designs you can purchase, and while I love shopping on Etsy, there are certain projects that I see online that I know I could make myself for a fraction … Continue reading #125 DIY Dining Room Art.
There comes a point when your baby becomes a toddler, and life starts to find its groove. There is no definite moment; it merely happens over time. One morning you will have realized that it has been weeks since you woke up during the night to comfort your crying infant. Another time, it will hit … Continue reading #124 Rhythm of Life.
It took me a lot of convincing, but after seeing Nate's wild man hair in our Christmas pictures, I finally agreed to take him for his first haircut. He has the sweetest, most precious baby curls, and I knew taking him for that first haircut would get rid of all that sweetness. Just a little … Continue reading #123 Nate’s First Haircut.
The most wonderful sound to wake up to on a weekday morning is the pitter patter of little feet running down the hall towards our bedroom. I first hear the sounds of the creak of a door, the quiet click as the door catches in the latch, and then soft footsteps of sock-clad feet making … Continue reading #122 Wake Up Call.
I am back after some much-needed time away. It felt good to unplug, especially during the holidays, to be present with my family and focus on all the joy and the fun the holiday season can bring. This year brings a lot of planning. My husband's 40th birthday is this year, and I want to … Continue reading #121 New Year, New Resolutions.