I half wrote an update at four and five months to share but never could seem to hit publish. Lately, I feel like that has been our story over here. Life is full on busy and active with our new six-month-old, and I find myself wishing I had a little more time to do everything but also wishing it would just stand still. Motherhood is strange like that. Please go to bed, but wait I miss you while you are sleeping. I know it won't get any easier either.
When I look back in 2018, it is hard to not feel every emotion in the book — a year filled with highs and lows and everything in between. A year that has forever changed me, one that made us a family, John and I first-time parents, and more grace to be given than I ever knew imaginable. When the ball dropped this year, we were all sound asleep. Well, I wasn't sleeping, I was wide awake in bed going back down memory lane looking at photos from the year. Honestly, New Year's Eve was nothing crazy. It could have been any old weekday, but it was meaningful to us: no frills, no sparkle dress or high heels, just me and my two guys in party hats, and a bottle of champagne by the fire.
Holiday gifting isn’t always as easy as it sounds. Intending to give something perfect can be a bit of a Goldilocks-like proposition. If you’re like me, you aim to purchase something that spoils and shows how much you care and really “get” and understand the recipient… but are more than likely are running behind and by the time you’re ready to Holiday shop, its hodge-podge leftovers and express shipping.
Who else loves a good faux fur hanging in their closet? According to many fashion gurus, this is the one item every woman needs hanging in her closet. I am a bit embarrassed to say I have quite a few and wouldn't mind a few more! Nothing completes an outfit quite like a great-coat!
Let's talk about a few things as this winter is quickly setting in across the country. First I can't get enough of our fireplace and second I love fireplaces! When it comes to staying toasty warm in our house, we love heading to Home Depot for all of our accessories and cold weather essentials.