Christmas Cards – 2017

I’ve always felt that I would finally have my life together if I ever sent out Christmas cards. You really have to plan ahead to get them finished and sent out in a timely manner. Having a baby this year really gave me the extra motivation to get them done. It’s safe to say that… [Read More]

Christmas 2017

We look forward to Christmas so much, and then it’s over in the blink of an eye. From about Thursday to Monday (Christmas day) we had lots of friends and family to see and a few Christmas gatherings to attend, while I tried to watch lots of Christmas movies, bake, and cram all the festiveness… [Read More]

A Very Milly Christmas

Having the holidays off for maternity leave is pretty fabulous. Right now I’ve got a sweet sleeping babe right next to me, a delicious cup of coffee in a Christmas mug, and Friends on TV. (I really should put on a Christmas movie… oh well!) Since this is Milly’s first Christmas, I’ve made it my… [Read More]

Newborn Stocking Stuffers

The stockings were hung by the chimney with care. I always loved opening up my stocking first thing on Christmas morning. My mom is an excellent stocking stuffer, and now it’s my turn! I’m not sure what I’ll put in Emilia’s stocking, but I’m envisioning hair bows, baby lotion, cute socks, and a warm winter hat. Here… [Read More]

Emilia’s Newborn Christmas List

I’m not sure if most people Christmas shop for their newborns or not, but I can’t help it. Milly is so much fun to shop for, and I’ve already figured out most of what I want to get her. In order to keep myself from going overboard, I want to follow the “something they want,… [Read More]

Wenatchee Festival of Trees

Happy December 1st!! Let all the Christmas festivities commence! If you’re anything like us, you don’t wait for December 1st to roll around before getting into the holiday spirit. My halls were decked before Thanksgiving. I always do it the weekend before, so when Thanksgiving is over it’s done and I can enjoy it rather than dragging… [Read More]

It’s Beginning to Look…

A lot like Christmas!! Hi! How was your Thanksgiving? Mine was wonderful- I just love that holiday. On Thanksgiving Eve, I stayed the night with my mom to help her with some of the preparations. Thanksgiving morning started bright and early, and after staying up so late the night before I was super tired. Coffee… [Read More]

Christmas Activities Advent Calendar: Week 4

This is the last week of our Christmas Activities advent calendar!  (Saturday- Wednesday)  As our calendar got closer and closer to Christmas, we got busier and busier.  My husband grew up attending multiple Christmases due to an extensive family (he still has all of his grandparents, the lucky guy!), while I grew up attending one.  It’s taken… [Read More]

Christmas Activities Advent Calendar: Week 3

As promised, here is week 3 of our Christmas activities advent calendar! Day 14 || Treat yourself while Christmas shopping On Saturday the 14th we took a trip to Seattle to do some Christmas shopping, so I couldn’t help but including this in our advent calendar.  I mean, I am a girl after all.  I… [Read More]

Christmas Activities Advent Calendar | Week 2

Hey all, I hope you had a wonderful Christmas!  It has been such a busy season for us,  which is why it has been so long since my last post.  But, I’ve enjoyed every minute of it!  Okay, so I know Christmas is over now, but I’m still going to go ahead and finish out… [Read More]