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Interests: life. art. gym. toddler-life. westies. marriage. family. photography. music. scrapbooking. shopping. color.
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We've been trying to improve/change Ellis' bedtime routine for the past couple of weeks. Since we took the railing down from her crib, and a now in her own twin bed, I decided to try something new. Less stimulation with... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2016 at LiFe {unscripted}
Lately, if I happen to get onto Henry for barking in the house, or pawing (scratching) at my legs because he wants me to pick him up - there's a little voice that scolds me with, "Hey! That's my Bubba!... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2016 at LiFe {unscripted}
And for a split second, as I looked at her through the glow on my phone - iTunes playing our bedtime songs - and the glow coming from her nightlight... I saw this baby. I could not stop the tears... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2016 at LiFe {unscripted}
"Once in a while, when it's good It'll feel like it should When you're all still around And you're still safe and sound And you don't miss a thing Till you cry when you're driving away in the dark" Lyrics... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2016 at LiFe {unscripted}
from the 34th List. 11. Over the past year, I took an online course over Adobe Illustrator (Illustrator 100: Essentials), and is still slowly (very slowly) making my way through the second course (Illustrator 210: Illustrating). I switched over to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2015 at LiFe {unscripted}
It's a part of parenthood that is hard for me. To relax. Sure I finally relax at the end of each day. But during the day - is it possible to relax knowing that there are a million things I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2015 at LiFe {unscripted}
I found these photos this past summer in my scrapbook drawer. Lots of good memories came back like it was just yesterday. But it wasn't just yesterday. These photos were taken a long time ago… Back when I used to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2015 at LiFe {unscripted}
so sorry for just replying to you - I used the Saw Tooth ring hangers - the nails just tap in gently to hold the saw tooth on, and then just a regular picture frame hook to hang on the wall. Here is the link: Hope this helps!
Sherry, I don't. I would love to say that I could, but I just don't have the time to sew right now. The summer time is my only time to sew as a teacher during the school year :)
Toggle Commented Oct 27, 2015 on Onesie Quilt at LiFe {unscripted}
Interrupting my 34th List topics, for a couple of special moments we've had this week. I taught her her very first knock-knock joke yesterday. It's an oldie, but goodie for this time of year - and now will forever be... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2015 at LiFe {unscripted}
:) Thank you! Glad you enjoy reading! Love you.
Toggle Commented Oct 2, 2015 on 7 & 8 at LiFe {unscripted}
from the 34 list 9. Craving a trip back to Seattle with Adam. Last year around this time, we were planning our first trip together to Seattle. I had been once - a long time ago - what feels like... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2015 at LiFe {unscripted}
from the 34 list 7. Since I wrote about scrapbooking yesterday, it's fitting that number 7 today is about printing out photos. Back when Ellis turned 2, I created a number two out of photos for her party. I had... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2015 at LiFe {unscripted}
from the 34 List 5. I have been purposely making time to scrapbook again. The kits have been coming monthly, and sometimes they stack up (sadly). But when I finally make time to go through them and play - it... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2015 at LiFe {unscripted}
From the 34 List 3. There was a brief period after Ellis turned one that she didn't want to "rock-a-baby" (as we call it) before bed. She just wanted me to put her in her bed and sing a song... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2015 at LiFe {unscripted}
Oh, I'm fighting back the tears. Beautiful. Just beautiful :)
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I started my list of 34 things like these past few posts, and then life stepped on the accelerator and the list got left in my laptop bag. And I'm okay with that. Because it stayed in my bag, I... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2015 at LiFe {unscripted}
On Wednesday, it poured rain nearly all morning and early afternoon. By the time it was time to take Henry on his evening walk around the neighborhood, the streets had puddled very nicely. We left the house with Henry on... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2015 at LiFe {unscripted}
"You make what doesn't matter fade to grey." Mother's Day 2015. I shot a wedding the day/night before so I wanted to really soak up the day with my babes. And that we did. We watched Dora first thing together... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2015 at LiFe {unscripted}
Doctor said a couple more weeks - just to be on the safe side. It does mean, however, that at our next appointment, the cast will be removed. So on the bright side, at least we have a date! I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2015 at LiFe {unscripted}
April 2015 April 2014 After a failed attempt of trying to sneak a nap - and by "sneak" I mean "trick" Ellis into taking a power nap - late in the afternoon, we quickly decided to go for drive out... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2015 at LiFe {unscripted}
Our only family of four photo :) We went out to Trickham to see Adam's current creation - a HUGE Jurassic Park style gate on a ranch with buffalo, longhorns and a teepee. We always love seeing his hard work... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2015 at LiFe {unscripted}
Like when you forget that her Easter party is the next day and need to make last minute gifts for her friends at school. I purchased these cute navy polka dot sacks from Pick Your Plum a few years Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2015 at LiFe {unscripted}
Hands down... She did :) She didn't pose like this - are you kidding?! I can't get her to stay still! - Adam is just really awesome at pressing the shutter at just the right time. Adam got us both... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2015 at LiFe {unscripted}
Her most favorite things party at age two. I hemmed and hawed over what to do for this birthday. She loves Peppa Pig, but she also loves Dora the Explorer. What theme was going to suit her 2nd birthday? Did... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2015 at LiFe {unscripted}