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Couples Photos

I don’t think I ever mentioned that we finally got our professional photos taken. This has been on my wish list for the past three years. We never had professional engagement or even wedding photos taken. I just wanted something semi-good looking that we could hang in the house and give as gifts. So this … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Place Settings

Thanksgiving Place Settings

I’m hosting Thanksgiving this year – and I’m super excited to have my whole family in town! Since the Mister has to work crazy hours during the holiday seasons, it’s impossible for us to go home to see family for big holidays. So I’m especially grateful this year that my side of the family decided … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Decor

I spent a little bit of time last night putting out some Fall/Thanksgiving decor. And by some time, I mean, less than 10 minutes. How do you decorate for Thanksgiving / Fall?

House Improvements

We’ve been busy working on our final list of projects around the house in order to get ready for our home appraisal. Nope – we aren’t selling. But we are refinancing! And I’m so happy – for many reasons. 1) Refinancing and getting a home appraisal is forcing us to finish up the final touches … Continue reading

Insta-Fun

Insta-Fun

Here’s my new installment of instagram dumping….enjoy! Happy Independence Day and happy birthday to my little brother!

Baby Audrey Elise

Baby Audrey Elise

A little blog welcome to the newest member of our family – Audrey Elise arrived on June 15th in the early hours of the morning.   The little nugget weighed in at 9 lbs and 21 inches. Kate is doing well after surviving high blood pressure, mandatory bedrest for several weeks, an early induction at … Continue reading

Summer Fun List

I love summer! I especially love this time of year because there is so much POSSIBILITY of fun and adventure in the next few months! So here’s my list of summer fun activities that I want to do to relish the wonderfulness of summer. make smores on the fire pit plant flowers and veggies in … Continue reading

Lazy Weekend

Lazy Weekend

I hope you all had a fabulous weekend. We were pretty lazy. Partly because we just didn’t do anything, and partly because I wasn’t feeling top-notch. But all in all, it was a great weekend and I absolutely loved not doing anything except hanging out with the Mister and playing with the dogs. My brother … Continue reading

It’s A Girl!

It’s A Girl!

A few weeks ago I hosted my sister-in-law’s baby shower back in Nebraska. We are so excited for Kate and Matt to welcome Baby Audrey in early July – or hopefully earlier! I think Kate is ready for this baby to get here! It’s their first and it will be so exciting to have a … Continue reading

I am my Father’s daughter

Happy Father’s day to all the dad’s out there! My Pops is a pretty special guy. Growing up, he was a pretty strict dad. My curfew was never late than 9pm – EVER. He always expected top grades from us – ALWAYS. We were involved in multiple sports, choir, band and youth group. But we … Continue reading