steps to getting a good enough family photo 🤓🤣

Set it up, practice with the timer, because you know once everyone gets there you’ll have about 1 minute of their attention! Gather as many of the family members as possible and put them in place… Do a head count…everyone is here, plus the dog. Wake up people, if necessary… Just dive in and take…

Library Post No.Two

In my First (very nerdy) Post about library memories we took a journey from my early library memories up until we moved to our current location. So we come to the Raleigh area where we live now. Our first library is the closest – the Clayton library is 10 minutes away. The kids grew up…

Home Decor/kitchen + living room + studio

Let’s start upstairs in the studio. Trying to organize too many art supplies! It’s coming along. Come on back down the stairs…to the living… Womb…I mean room! Haha…I tease that it’s the living womb because it’s so cluttered and cozy Now turn 180 degrees… And visit the kitchen! I found the perfect bulb for the…

Remembering 2020- August through December

Wes had a birthday in august – 19 on the 19th…getting ready to go back to school, then he’s gone!! A sophomore!! He loves it and we are so thankful he’s there in person! He’s up there in the purple leading his society. Our sweet friends had a baby and my baby goes to high…

11 days in…An Apple A Day in 2021🍏🍎

An apple a day shouldn’t be too hard! And I almost did it, except when I cheated and took extra pictures some days and now I have 11 pictures of apples on January 11! Inspired by the painting called The Son of Man, you know the one…where the man is standing there in a bowler…

🤎🧡❤️Love + Thankfulness for 2021❤️🧡🤎

The more I’ve been thinking and praying about this year, the more two themes have become clear: love and thankfulness. Love really is the cure-all Love and gingerbread houses !!!! Love is this man and a red tree!! No, but seriously, in thinking about raising these 3 kids in this scary and wonderful world: 1)…

Kitchen Lighting and Art 💡🌺

Let’s take a journey through these pictures of my kitchen dining area: First that’s the light fixture we’ve had for years (thanks, Dad!) we’ve loved it…but- you know I had to put my Christmas tree in that window this year. So we had to take down that light – it had a metal rod holding…