This morning on the way to school, Will asked me about Papa's work. I was talking to him about Papa's job, and then I mentioned to him that in a few years Papa will retire. I then went on to explain to him how after you have worked for a certain number of years, after … Continue reading #134 Extra Tired.
Before I lost my mom, before I knew her cancer would return and our days would be numbered, before all of the heartache and loss, I knew a handful of girls that had lost their mother early on in life. Every time a picture would be posted on a social media feed, I would think … Continue reading #133 The Answer.
We found ourselves on a Saturday with no prior commitments, no plans or errands to run - a small victory in itself. We decided to make a family day of it, and started our day off with breakfast at Pancake Pantry. The Pancake Pantry is a Nashville staple. There is no doubt that when you … Continue reading #132 Nate’s 1st Pancake Pantry Experience.
Tonight's dinner is brought to you by Skinnytaste. Andrew and I have been trying to shed those holiday pounds, and these chicken enchiladas did not disappoint!
Today was Nate's favorite teacher, Ms. Taylor's, last day. In honor of her last day, we made her a sweet Valentine's Day gift for her to remember her little buddy Nate. Once we got to school, Ms. Taylor also surprised us with a sweet tribute to Nate - she made him his very own photo … Continue reading #130 Nate’s Favorite Teacher.
My good friend and neighbor is expecting her second baby, and a few of the neighborhood girls and I got together at a restaurant to celebrate her upcoming arrival. It felt so good to be in such great company. I love these girls as my neighbors and my friends. In honor of this fun occasion, … Continue reading #129 Baby Sprinkle.
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.