Christmas-y Things!

Christmas-y Things!

Trying to keep things fun and festive around these parts! We decided to tackling round one of Christmas cookie cutting and decorating this past weekend. To sum it up, it was a HUGE mess and the kids LOVED it. I'm still finding sprinkles around the house and it's Tuesday. They loaded up their cookies with [...]

Thanksgiving 2020

Thanksgiving 2020

Thanksgiving 2020 was intimate and quiet for us. We opted to stay home and cook a small traditional meal for our five. Stephen and I ate too much. The kids eat a roll, haha. It was honestly lovely and we didn't feel slighted. We feel super blessed to be where we are at this point [...]

Red, White & Cute – 4th Of July 2020!

Red, White & Cute – 4th Of July 2020!

America, America, God shed his grace on thee!  Happy Birthday America! Our 4th of July looked a lot different this year compared to years past.  Due to the pandemic, essentially all organized holiday events were cancelled.  No parade, no fireworks, and no festivals.  We made the best of it and created our own festive fun.  [...]

Memorial Day 2020

Memorial Day 2020

“There are some who’ve forgotten why we have a military. It’s not to promote war, it’s to be prepared for peace.”  - President Ronald Reagan.  On Memorial Day, we honored the men and women who have died serving for this great country. We visited the The Carolina Field of Honor a few times this past [...]

Cinco De Mayo Charcuterie Board

Cinco De Mayo Charcuterie Board

I decided on a whim to get festive by making a Cinco De Mayo Charcuterie Board 🌮💃🏼 The only thing I was missing was a margarita cuz #pregnant! 🍹 My charcuterie board consisted of pork carnitas, sautéed bell peppers, pico, rice, avocado, lettuce, salsa, two kinds of chips - traditional and Fritos, and soft and hard [...]

Easter 2020

Easter 2020

Easter 2020.  A unique one for sure. We celebrated as a little family unit and complied with the social distancing rules in place due to the COVID-19 quarantine.  We made the absolute most of it and I captured some of the goodness in the photos to follow! First up, we did some egg dying!  Everyone [...]