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Vibrant Designs by Mimi

Vibrant Designs by Mimi

This blog took a nap over the past half a year when baby boy came (: Some of my most favorite things we got in preparation for his arrival were those featured in this post. A sweet friend of mine, Mimi of Vibrant Designs by Mimi, made this set for my diaper bag. She is … Continue reading

Chicken Yum Yum

Chicken Yum Yum

This delicious crockpot, chicken dish is from my friend, Leah. She has lots of yummy and creative ideas – so be sure to check out her blog! If you’ve ever wanted the perfect chicken & cream of- kind of warm-your-belly, comfort food type of dish – this is it : D And it’s made more … Continue reading

A Goodbye at Kid’s Night

A Goodbye at Kid’s Night

Time has sadly come to say goodbye to our dear Dutch friends. Please pray for their safe travels tomorrow! It is actually impossible to get a picture of three babies looking at the camera at the same time – so this slideshow of sorts will suffice. And baby girl got to meet the Chick-Fil-A cow … Continue reading

Chase & Laura are MARRIED!!!

Chase & Laura are MARRIED!!!

We just finished up a beautiful weekend celebrating the marriage of two of our dearest friends! I didn’t spent much time taking pictures as we were busy helping out and enjoying the celebration most of the time. But the few photos I did have time to take made it to this post ; ) {We … Continue reading

Science Museum

Science Museum

Yesterday we went to the science museum with our friends from the Netherlands! The museum just added a new outdoor experience that our babies found delightful! It was especially appreciated on such a warm summer day. Abbie was too interested in all the new things to explore and not quite content enough to sit still … Continue reading

Chinese Lantern Bridal Shower

Chinese Lantern Bridal Shower

Do you remember my exciting announcement awhile back, about our dear friends Chase & Laura?  Well this past weekend we threw Laura a Bridal Shower! These were the invitations : )  They are quite similar to my Baby Shower invitations that were inspired by Jones Design Company’s vintage invites. The format of the invitation was inspired here. Paper buntings. The … 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

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

Baby Shower Invitations

Baby Shower Invitations

Before I begin all things birthday and to finish up my pair of posts about recent projects I’ve done for friends, I’ve got some baby shower invites to share! No lies here, I was completely copying these adorable invitations from one of my favorite blogs: Jones Design Company. Her name is also Emily : ) and she … Continue reading