birthdays, family photos, and the beach

Mom had a birthday! We celebrated by going out to lunch Wes came home for a few days. We were happy to see him and Kayla! Wil didn’t come home until Monday and just missed Wes, but we had Nikita to stand in for family photos – ha! Grampa and Gramma enjoyed seeing Wes! Then…

Catch up 🪴🍂🧶 (and new folks in town!)

The last time I was here I told you about the trip to Greenville and shopping at the Depot…here are a bunch of what I bought all in a row: the 2 floral paintings, 2 trays, and the sweet flower plate. The black grid with photos clipped to it is from ikea. Nerds candy corn!…

Leaving our Second Child at College -part one

I had to wait to write this post for the emotions to subside…but the good news is that I feel much better and we are all ok!! Both boys are settling into school nicely and love it. And we are settling into our new normal very nicely too- thankfully! When it was time for school,…

🎈🔑Birthday, Key, Preach, and Pack 🧳 📦

I’ve been putting off writing about this past weekend. It was such a sweet time to send Wil off and see Wes, but it’s still too fresh!! 🙂 so we are going back to remember Wes’ birthday and other details of what happened BEFORE GD (goodbye day) It was so fun to have Wes home…

what a week!

All the last minute shopping trips…clothes, shoes, bedding….. Mini fridge…his dream has come true. Wil has ALWAYS wanted a mini fridge in his room! Wes is home!!! We get him for a few days before he leaves for school. So happy to have everyone together. The boys had their friends over and I just had…

life lately: flowers, cake, back to school

I walked at lake benson last week and so happy I did. The kids and I used to come here all the time. It was gorgeous. I can feel fall in the air- YAY!!! Wes is finishing up at camp this Sunday! This summer has gone by SO fast. He’ll just have a few days…

Surprise! New House! 🏡

We had a surprise a few weeks ago! My parents called to say they were coming to see us and going to look for a house! We were so happy; we’ve been wanting them to move here for awhile. It was a whirlwind of them traveling here (the 3 day journey down from Canada), looking…