Emerson’s Third Birthday Party

Emerson’s Third Birthday Party

We let Emerson pick what he wanted for his third birthday party this year.  His official request was: trampoline park Chick Fil A cupcakes Mexican food for dinner I could make that work!  I've always done themed parties at our house, so I was thrilled to do something different. Emerson's buddy Cash and his family [...]

Emerson James – Three Years Old!

Emerson James – Three Years Old!

Our Emerson. Three years old!  It doesn't seem possible. You are your mother's son.  You have inherited my social, friendly personality.  You are a tenderhearted, lover-boy too.  We never get bad reports about you hurting or being mean to anyone, except that one time that you had a report for biting twice in one day, [...]

Trunk-or-Treat 2019

Trunk-or-Treat 2019

Our church held it's annual 'Trunk-or-Treat' on Sunday.  This forced us to have the costume situation in-check a few days before Halloween!  For the first year ever, Emerson was pretty opinionated about what he wanted to be.  (Mama wanted him to be a little Kentucky Fried Chicken Colonel Sanders, but I was veto-ed!!!) We set [...]

2019 Pumpkin Patch Visit

2019 Pumpkin Patch Visit

Every year we look forward to visiting a little pumpkin patch in the middle of our town.  The opening weekend is the first weekend in October.  We've had the hottest, longest summer/early fall.  Literally high 90's for months, y'all!  It was 99 two days ago and then a cold front came in and Saturday was [...]

Easy 2 Ingredient Pumpkin Spice Bread

Easy 2 Ingredient Pumpkin Spice Bread

I am no cook, but year after year I always pull out my trusty two-ingredient pumpkin spice bread recipe.  I figure that I should make it permanent and create an actual blog post for it.  This recipe is a winner all-around.  My kids love it and it makes great gifts for teachers or friends.  When [...]

Five On Friday – August 2019

Five On Friday – August 2019

ONE We took our kiddos to our town's Honeybee Festival last Saturday.  It was a hot day, per the usual for August in North Carolina, but we got to the festival right when it opened at 10 a.m.  They rode the ponies (both my kids love it!).  Emerson rode the ferris wheel twice with both [...]