New Year’s Eve Inspiration

Happy New Year’s Eve Eve all!  Is this year really almost over?  Wow.  I can hardly believe it.  Every year seems to go faster than the last.  There are so many different ways to ring in the new year: going out on the town, dancing the night away, or watching the ball drop in pajamas…. [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]

Christmas Activities Advent Calendar | Week 1

When I was a little girl, I loved those advent calendars you buy at the store that have a piece of holiday shaped chocolate behind each cardboard window.  We also made the red and green paper chains in grade school, where you take them home and tear off a link each day so you can… [Read More]

Thanksgiving Recap

Happy Saturday all!  I hope you had a fabulous Thanksgiving full of friends, family, fun and food!  My Thanksgiving was wonderful.  My morning started by heading to my mom’s to help her with some of the cooking while sneaking glimpses of the parade here and there.  As the rest of the family arrived, the house… [Read More]

Thanksgiving Inspirations

Thanksgiving is this week, hooray!  I love Thanksgiving.  Friends, family, fun and FOOD.  I’m constantly thankful for my life and everyone in it, so having a holiday to celebrate that thankfulness is perfection.  I’ve compiled this list of ten things that are inspiring my Thanksgiving this year.  Enjoy! Add frozen cranberries to champagne to keep… [Read More]

Pumpkin Carving Party

Happy Halloween Eve! Last night we had the annual family pumpkin carving party at my house.  There are only two words needed to describe this event:  fun mayhem.  When my family gets together it is always mayhem.  BUT, it is absolutely fun mayhem.  Between the kids and the grown-ups who still act like kids… we… [Read More]

Our First Halloween Party

I love relaxing Sundays.  That’s what today has been.  This morning, I got to sip my coffee while my Westie pup snuggled next to me and twinkle lights softly glistened on my headboard.  (I keep twinkle lights up on my headboard year round because I love them too much to take them down ever.)  Last… [Read More]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all!  It’s so nice to have a day off of work during the middle of the week– especially after ringing in 2013 at midnight!  One of my favorite things about new year’s eve is deciding what to wear.  It’s the perfect night to put on a lovely dress!  The options are… [Read More]