AVERY TURNS 5.

Hey friends! We are in Christmas mode over here, but pressing pause on Christmas prep for a Birthday week for this special girl. She turns 5 on Sunday! Avery Joy was the baby we honestly didn’t think we would have. We prayed and prayed for a second baby, and after becoming content with Gods plan for our family and focusing … Read More

THANKSGIVING.

Hey friends! Today is my kids last day of school for this week and we are excited to have family plans. I just wanted to leave a note and let you guys know that I’m thankful for you and the blogging community. I’m still pretty new to this but everyone has been encouraging and supportive this far. Also I’m so … Read More

FRIDAY FAVORITES.

Hey friends! Happy Friday! If you live in the Midwest, you may still have snow on the ground like us;) I am linking up today with Andrea, Narci, and Erika and sharing some favorites. First, we woke up to a winter wonderland yesterday and had about 3 inches of snow on the ground! For Southern Illinois, a snow before Thanksgiving is unheard of. We … Read More

FRIDAY FAVORITES. HOLIDAY EDITION.

Hey friends! I am linking up today with Andrea, Narci and Erika. I usually share random favorites from the week, but today I want to share why we don’t have an Elf on the Shelf and now have a Shepherd on the Search. I know, I know it’s early to be talking about Christmas and some of you are either loving the thought of … Read More

FRIDAY FAVORITES.

Hey friends! What a whirlwind of a week! I am linking up today with Narci, Andrea, and Erika and sharing favorites. Our days have been jam packed lately. First up, last week Avery had a field trip to the fire station. Brandon had some other obligations that day and was able to come too. It was fun. After that we headed to school to … Read More

Be back Friday.

Hey friends! Due to bad weather tomorrow in our area, trick or treating was moved to tonight. So, we rushed to finish family costumes last night and a blog post didn’t happen. I’ll be back on Friday.

FRIDAY FAVORITES. HALLOWEEN EDITION.

Hey friends! I am linking up today with Andrea, Narci and Erika and sharing favorites. Since Halloween is approaching soon I thought it would be fun to share my favorite people dressed up from years past. Last year at Boo at the Zoo! Going all the way back… 2009 I mean?! Ellie could have cared less about Halloween at 4 months old but we just … Read More

WEEKEND TOP 3.

Hey friends! We had an eventful weekend last weekend and I am sharing our favorites. We bought these umbrellas a few weeks ago and Avery was excited it was raining and that she could use her new umbrella when we walked to get Ellie from school Friday. Friday afternoons are the best around here because no homework and we usually … Read More

FRIDAY FAVORITES.

Hey friends! Happy Friday. As always, I’m linking up today with Andrea, Erika and Narci and sharing favorites from the week. First up, I ordered new glasses and Ellie has these glasses. It is always more fun to pretend you need glasses than when you actually need them;) I was picking up a few groceries the other day, and this creamer was calling … Read More

FALL PAINTINGS.

Hey friends! We have had some crazy cold weather (more winter like than fall) and after church the other day we decided to paint some festive pictures. We didn’t think to take pictures throughout so it is what it is. I had browsed Pinterest for some ideas and had the girls pick out what they liked on there also. Lucky … Read More