Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Wedding dress tradition: year 8

Each year, I'm even more thankful I decided to do the wedding dress tradition.  My gorgeous girl is 8.  I can't believe it's been 7 years since the first picture. 

Friday, October 17, 2014

Brooklyn turns 8!

My girl turned 8 last week! 
We celebrated over the weekend in POP STAR style-chosen by Brooklyn, of course!

These girls know how to ROCK OUT!

Oh, Brooklyn Blanche, 
how are you already EIGHT?

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Halloween sign

I made a craft!  I did!  I did!  Something came over me and I felt compelled to do something crafty.  It's the first crafty thing I've done since we moved to the new house!  
Rumor has it, this is THE neighborhood for Halloween, so I felt like I needed to up my game in the Halloween decor department, you know?  

 I found this super nice cutting board that was brand new at Goodwill.  I thought it would be perfect for a sign because it already had the handle for hanging.  $4.99 y'all!  I was hoping green was the half off color of the day because that would be a sa-weet deal, but it wasn't.  Oh well. 
I painted it with chalk spray paint and then added vinyl for the witch and ghosts.  This was my first experience with the chalk marker and I'm never going back to the old school chalk!  The marker is AWESOME!  I was thinking...eh,six bucks for two?  But they are well worth it!  Can't wait to write on more stuff!  Then I just tied on a ribbon and it was done!  The best part is, when Halloween is over, I can take everything off of it, and use it for a different kind of sign.  
I've got some more to do, but it's getting there! 

Thursday, September 4, 2014


I'm still here.

And I have a new friend. 
His name is Omar.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

August says

Gus: "Mama, I don't like you anymore."
Mommy: (fake crying) "Whyyyyy?"
Gus: "Because I LOVE you."

Monday, May 26, 2014


Nine years ago today, we became parents when God gave us Porter.  He has brought us joy from the first day, and I am so proud to call him my son.
Happy Birthday Porter!

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Mother's Day

I love Mother's day.  I love celebrating my own Mother and I love my darling children celebrating me!

"The love of a little girl and her mom is when they do things together and when they help each other and when they share things.  They always snuggle each other and go places together like Old Navy."
Brooklyn-age 7