Pumpkin cookies, pretty leaves, and just one Christmas tree 🍂🌲

Royal icing cookies! It’s been awhile. They are like childbirth…you can’t even think of making them again so soon…but it was time. The leaves have been so pretty this year!! God’s artistry on display for sure. this is in our back yard. Pumpkins are still on display… Warm apple cider… Homemade cranberry sauce with apples…

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…

2013 art scene at our house

Looking back at old photos…2013 was a big year for art. It was fun to decorate our homeschool classroom (the bonus room upstairs) There were lots of cakes; rainbow for Skye, angry birds for Wil, painting cakes, and a terrarium for Wes. That was the year Wes planted terrariums for his science project and someone…

Valentines and catch up 💕

Valentine’s was sweet; Dave and I went to Panera on Saturday for an early valentine lunch and got soup in a bread bowl which was sooooo cozy and perfect because it’s been so rainy and cold. I found these cute scrabble tiles at my new shop, Bexley House!!! It is the cutest shop on Main…

Best Food 2020🥝🥗🍡

Let’s start with smoothies and smoothie bowls. The absolute best was Green Brothers Juice Co in Charlotte. That almond, coconut, honey topping was amazing. A close second was Juice Keys in Raleigh. Suuuuper good berry bowl that kept me full for the whole day! And Lauren got the gingerbread which was good as well. We…

watching, reading, eating, smelling, etc…

Watching: home alone one and two….I just love the 80s house! The wallpaper! I’m a child of the 80s who never grew up and I want wallpaper on every wall 😉 Plus, the Funniest commercial! Reading: I love Elisabeth Elliot so much! This book is amazing. Very convicting and an interesting look at tons of…

Quick snapshots in December 🌲❄️

Snowflakes on the door Cozy panorama Getting ready to go out for lunch with Wes…tree reflected in glasses Our fave; Morgan street food hall Sun in the eyes, cute tree Beautiful trees and great views from the Dillon House lit up at night It’s the most wonderful time of the year! ♥️🌲

best quiche!! 🍳(and cookies…)

This. Is. So good! I was looking through a healthy fitness/food book by Carrie Underwood and found this healthy crustless quiche recipe. I didn’t use the onion, I used onion powder, and I didn’t use the broccoli, but it was so good! I’m going to try different variations of it, leave out the mushrooms and…