Happy Birthday, Lizzie!

Day 1

Lizzie Beth, HOW ARE YOU ONE ALREADY?!?!  While I can barely remember life without you, I can’t fathom that you’re already 1. Elizabeth, Sophia, you have brought us much joy.  {see your birth story here} Those first few days, as you stared at me with those ridiculously enormous eyes of yours, I knew that if […]

Luke’s Gruffalo Party!


Luke’s Gruffalo Party & Puppet Show Luke decided he wanted a Gruffalo party {read that, I suggested it, and he said yes}. So, I enlisted some serious help with the great Rachel Nigh, who once again impressively delivered. She made Gruffalo character pictures for the wall, as well as an entire puppet show stage and […]

Luke’s Birthday!

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I am skipping Menu Plan Monday because it’s a weird week and I just don’t feel like it.  Such a rebel, I know.  Anyway, yesterday my boy turned 3, and we had such a fun day filled with great, creative, well-received gifts with a super-excited sister, a pancake and sausage breakfast, then church, then Burger […]

Okay, so Luke’s birthday isn’t until tomorrow, but we’re celebrating his 3rd birthday today with our play group buddies for a Gruffalo  party.  {more on that later!}  Luke has been anticipating his Gruffalo party and cookie dough cupcakes for weeks, as well as Mamama’s visit…well now that Mamama is here, Luke seems to have forgotten […]

Menu Plan Monday: Josh’s Birthday {34!}

I've loved each of the 10 years I've known you, Josh!

Happy birthday, Josh! You know me, I love birthdays, especially of those closest to my heart!  So, since Josh is turning 34 on Monday and it’s Memorial Day, and he was born shortly after my mother-in-law left a Memorial Day picnic, it seems fitting to celebrate with a barbecue.  So, Josh will grill something delicious, […]