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.
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.