♥️ Gigi ❤️

Dave’s grandma, Gigi, passed away last week at 95 years old. We are so happy she is with Jesus in heaven. I’m so glad we could have the time when we lived next door to Gigi and Pops when the boys were tiny… The boys would stand at the window to see Gigi everyday when…

a month of Sundays

I told Dave a month ago that we had to take pictures every Sunday because I had a blog post in my head entitled, a month of Sundays. He kindly obliged me and we almost forgot yesterday, but got one real quick with Sadie on a rainy Sunday. Sundays are so so special to us….

12 things I’m LOVING today♥️❤️🧡🤎happy Friday!

Falling leaves! Trip to the pumpkin patch New art! Pumpkins on the porch Workin on Christmas ornaments Leaving for Wil’s last teen retreat! Next year he’ll be away at college (….sob!!!) More work… A new hat! I love hats ♥️❤️🧡 My new friend!! Lori is an artist I met through The Three Little Birds. Soooo…

⚜️Deco Raleigh 🌿

It’s so fun to go downtown Raleigh and see the adorable shop, Deco Raleigh! It’s also fun to see my art in there! Another cute shop around the corner from Deco Raleigh is…. The Zen Succulent… Super tiny, cute shop with adorable plants, succulents, planters, and anything plant related. Now that the weather is a…

making, reading, enjoying, listening

Happy October and I’m working on Christmas ornaments!! It’s never too early – that’s my motto, except how come I always wait til the second week of December to start buying gifts? Early to decorate, late to shop, I guess 😆 A new to me author, I am LOVING these books right now! Very nature-y,…

🍂🍎falliday holiday🍏🍂

Setting the stage….ok, so You remember last years’ first falliday celebration; it’s a fall holiday inspired by The Girl Next Door podcast . You can pick how you want to celebrate and when. We celebrated early this year! In the last week of September. Here’s the Trader Joe’s goodies ready to go: We’ve got a…

cute stuff around the house 🌿🍂

I found this fallish painting at the thrift store…I brought it home and Dave was shocked! For two reasons, one because it is very 70s and he was surprised I liked it, and two because he knows either his parents or grandparents had the exact painting when he was a kid. We were going through…