Hello and Happy Monday and Happy Thanksgiving week! Hope you all had a great weekend. Ours was wonderful, busy, and a little eclectic given the title of this blog post! [Read more…]
Here are some things that are bringing a smile to my face these days. [Read more…]
I know I’m not the first person to say how it’s hard to believe this year’s Christmas has come and gone already and that we’ll be ringing in 2017 this coming weekend – but it is so true!
This year’s Christmas was wonderful and special because we kept it simple. While we missed going to Maine to visit Tommy’s side of the family (our original Christmas plan), about two months ago we decided to spend Christmas at our house and just chill. Each member of our little family had been busy traveling for various purposes throughout the year, especially towards the end, so the idea of not driving, flying, or packing for the Christmas holidays was very appealing to us. It’s certainly not as plug-and-play when you have a 19-month-old and a doggy. 🙂 [Read more…]
Happy Hump day friends!
Can you believe how close Christmas is?! I can’t wait to wrap my little family’s gifts on Friday night, build some of Ava’s bigger presents on Saturday night with Tommy, and watch her be surprised on Sunday. Tis the magic of Christmas. 🙂 [Read more…]
Okay, okay before anyone goes completely crazy I know Halloween weekend is upon us (and we have some very fun plans in the works) and while it is no secret my favorite holiday EVER is Christmas, I strongly believe in no Christmas decorating or activities until the day after Thanksgiving. Give each holiday it’s rightful time and place. However, there is nothing wrong with planning is there? The fact that several Christmas things lined up perfectly this week is just a sign of all the fun and excitement this time of year brings. [Read more…]
This past Christmas was spent on the west coast with my mom’s side of the family. We flew in and out of LAX (and were able to take advantage of that for a little bit as you’ll see), but the majority of our vacation was spent in and around Palm Desert. [Read more…]
Happy Monday everyone! I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend and a Happy New Year.
Pardon the timeliness (or lack thereof) for this post, but this is just to prepare you for the several posts that will be a mix of recaps and current musings for awhile as I try and make up the time I lost while I took a brief hiatus. 🙂 Hopefully all the back and forth will make sense. [Read more…]
Happy Tuesday! [Read more…]
Happy Tuesday, everyone! [Read more…]