Home Renovation – Dining Room

October 16, 2014

Our Home Renovation – Dining Room Reveal A few weeks ago, we opened our doors up to show you our first completed (almost!) room. If you missed it, you can check out our formal living room aka “the music room” here. Today we will continue our tour into our mostly complete dining room. With Cecilia…

Ladybug Costume

October 13, 2014

Easy DIY Baby/Infant Ladybug Costume Halloween is just around the corner and if you are planning to buy a costume, now is the time. As the day draws closer, the selection really starts to dwindle and instead of being one of the girls from Frozen, your darling daughter will have to settle for the cupcake…

Fried Catfish Recipe

October 4, 2014

If you’ve ever traveled throughout the south and made your way into a small town, you probably came across a mom and pop restaurant at some point. Whether specialized or a simple country buffet, these restaurants are the epitome of southern cooking. One item that you can find on almost any menu is southern fried…

Anniversary Present Ideas

September 29, 2014

5 (Easy) One Year Anniversary “Paper” Present Ideas Happy Anniversary! If you’re marriage is anything like ours then you are looking back and thinking, “Wow! Has it already been a year?” Time just flies by these days. Whether you’ve been married one year or twenty years, finding that perfect present can be stressful. For the…

Renovation – Living Room

September 26, 2014

Our Home Renovation 2.0 – Formal Living Room Reveal It has been awhile since we shared any updates on our home renovation. Although things have significantly slowed down around here (at least when it comes to manual labor), I thought it might be nice to share a few room reveals. We are not completely finished…

Hair Bow Holder

September 19, 2014

In the south, there are two things that are common place in a little girls wardrobe – monogram “everything” and bows. The bigger the better seems to be the theme with birth of these items. At the recommendation of my girlfriends (who just happen to all have girls), I purchased 2 dozen 3″ bows in…

Natural Delivery

September 14, 2014

Our Birth Story – A True Account of a Natural Delivery You might have noticed that it has been a while since our last post and even before that, the number of posts have been limited. Let’s just say that the ninth month of pregnancy was exactly what everyone said it would be – exhausting.…

Children’s Book Themed Baby Shower

August 18, 2014

Children’s Book Themed Baby Shower At 38 weeks today, we are still awaiting the baby’s arrival. I guess I get to be one of the “lucky” ones that walk around for 3 weeks dilated, but no actual progress is being made. That’s ok though because had Cecilia come last week we would have missed out…

Burlap and Lace Baby Shower for Girl

August 12, 2014

Burlap and Lace Baby Shower for Girl Having a baby is a special time in anyone’s life. When it is your first baby, there is an extra charm to it. A couple of weekend’s ago, I was showered with so much love at our baby shower hosted by my sister and mother. Not only does…

Health Record Book

July 28, 2014

Home Management Binder – Free Templates Baby / Children’s Health Record Book Besides some of the more obvious ones, one of the first books that I read when I found out I was pregnant was Bringing Up Bebe by Pamela Druckerman. While there are some things that I don’t think are not right for our…