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Painted Shutters

Painted Shutters

This post is a bit old, and has been waiting in the queue – but it seems time to share! Obviously there is nothing too complicated with this project, but pictures make things much more interesting : ) One $5 shutter from our local Habitat Restore. Several coats of leftover paint. And add one grapevine … Continue reading

A Day at the Amusement Park

A Day at the Amusement Park

Baby girl and I had a fabulous adventure today with my sister and some very dear friends from our old church. Abbie loved watching the carousel go around and around : ) That middle face, above, just blesses my heart! What a darling baby girl. {1} Partial group shot. Abbie’s grabbing at the mist blowing … Continue reading

A Spontaneous Stop

A Spontaneous Stop

We made a spontaneous stop today : ) Isn’t that what Saturdays are for?! That, and I have such a sweet husband who will change plans at a moment’s notice for me! {“Oh and Stephen, there’s that great nursery I’d been meaning to show you!”} We saw some simply beautiful flowers. And introduced Abbie to … Continue reading

2 Years

2 Years

We’ve been married 2 years today! What a precious, good and gracious gift from our heavenly Father these years have been. This time two years ago we hadn’t seen each other all day…how strange the idea of that is to my ears now : ) I am beyond thankful to our Father to have you … Continue reading

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s day to my mom and mom in law : ) You both are such wonderful ladies that Stephen and I are so blessed to have as moms. {Old Newspaper Types font} These words were printed on to my stationary using my Silhouette’s sketch pens. {Janda Apple Cobbler font} {Patterns & Dots font} She’s … Continue reading

Avengers Cupcake Toppers “Printables”

Avengers Cupcake Toppers “Printables”

To confirm your suspicion that all we do here is birthday related {not always true ; ) }, I have another birthday post to share! My wonderful husband’s birthday was this past weekend. We went to go see the Avengers with some dear friends to celebrate. I brought dessert : ) I call these toppers, “printables,” … Continue reading

Butterfly Birthday {Cake & Presents}

Butterfly Birthday {Cake & Presents}

Well I teased you with “butterfly” in the title of my last post, so here finally you can start to see one of the butterflies I made for Abbie’s party! A million thanks to my friend Laura (not Laura, another Laura) for all her cake advice! This cake could not have come out near as … Continue reading

Butterfly Birthday {Friends & Family}

Butterfly Birthday {Friends & Family}

Well our baby girl has turned one! We had two amazing photographers at her party, so prepare yourselves for many photo-heavy posts – including this one! These first two photos were taken by Stephen’s brother, Andrew. A perfect profile. Look how sassy Abbie Grace already looks ; ) The following pictures were taken by the … Continue reading

Birthday Dress

Birthday Dress

To begin with, I should have probably named this post after its location. If you follow that link, you’ll know why that was not possible {can’t have that word on this site, unless we’re talking about how long they lasted in the NCAA tournament this year : ) }. But I knew that I’d want to … Continue reading