updates: cake, sadie, sweater weather

Sadie doesn’t like to wear a sweater. Here she is refusing to look at me while I take her picture 😉 Ok, I finally got her to look at me. She’s happier because she got a cozy spot on top of the clean laundry She spies a cozy spot to sit and she’ll climb on…

🐇Rabbit Trails Vintage🐇(super cute shop in Raleigh)

Skye and I visited our friend Donna at her shop, Rabbit Trails Vintage, in Raleigh. It is THE CUTEST shop ever. So creative and eclectic and beautiful! There is something here for everyone, it’s like a scavenger hunt for treasures! Old and new, traditional and whimsical all come together to make a beautiful mix. I…

🎉💕Happy Birthday, Mom!! 💕🎉

Happy birthday, Mom! You are such an inspiration to me! You are fun loving, busy, creative, and such an amazing home-maker Here you are helping me paint my bathroom (many years ago!) Cooking, crafting, playing the wii Such a good wife and mom The best baker and decorator! And sewing!! You’re the best! You sew…

🐷🎉pigs in party hats🎉🐷

The kids did such a great job with the pig project… They loved using the bingo dotters They loved the sticker dots They loved wearing the party hats Sadie, however, did not love wearing the party hat 😉 ————OUTTAKES————– ———

🌺inspiration flowers 🌺

I didn’t mean to turn this into another painting plus text! But the flowers seemed to be calling for something I could see a flower pot of scriptures or even a painting to give to your spouse with characteristics written on that you love about them. ❤️🌺💗

✒️another new craft (eeeek!!! It’s so fun)🖋

I’ve always wanted to try calligraphy! I have a very early memory (I was younger than 7) of my mom leaving at some point to take a calligraphy class. (Why is that important? I don’t know all the psychology behind it but I think I need to do everything my mom does 🙂 ) (except…

healthy recipes + leaves + recent paintings

The leaves are gorgeous right now!! God! You are so creative!! I keep thinking about how the leaves could just fall off the trees, but no! They turn brilliant colors first 🙂 ❤️🍂 This was a very cozy and yummy recipe. The cashews blended up with the soup make it very creamy. I’m staring to…

pumpkin as fruits//trunk or treat 🎃🍓

We decided to do a fruit of the Spirit theme for trunk or treat. Here are the pumpkins before ….looking like traditional pumpkins. I especially loved the gray and red pumpkins. Ready for makeover time!! My personal favorite: ombré orange Second favorite: the red pumpkin came in handy for watermelon! 🍉 Third favorite: strawberry The…