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December Intentions

December Intentions
I am linking up with Adrienne to share my intentions for December. I never make monthly 'goals' but I think it's a good time to start!  Personal- Read 1-2 books this month Have some girl time at least once this month Work on being a more patient wife and Mom Family- Make family Christmas cards either with new or old photos Enjoy the holiday season to the fullest Take Ella to her firs…
Gift Giving Made Simple

Gift Giving Made Simple

We wanted to keep gift giving simple this year. Ella is only going to be 14 months old when Christmas arrives, and that little girl has EVERYTHING she needs already! The holidays mean more than just gifts, and I want to…
Pictures from Grampie's Visit

Pictures from Grampie's Visit

Sharing some more pictures from my Dad's visit here. Over the weekend we went to Fashion Island in Newport Beach to eat and go shopping. We took some pics in front of their massive Christmas tree. It's sooo tal…
Last Week Recap

Last Week Recap

Because my Dad is here visiting, I tried to limit how much time I spent on my computer/phone and that included blogging. I decided to do a whole recap post on last week while he was here. It is brief as I did a lot of …
Best of Prime 2019

Best of Prime 2019

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Winter Bucket List

Winter Bucket List

Sharing our family's winter bucket list with you all. It's a short and simple list that I am truly hoping we can complete this year. We are already accomplishing things on our list... Decorate for Christmas Send…
Friday Favorite-- Our Christmas Home Tour

Friday Favorite-- Our Christmas Home Tour

Happy Friday!  It has been such a busy couple of weeks! My Dad was here for almost 2 weeks and left Tuesday night. Since then, I have been trying to get our household back to normalcy. I don't have a list of traditi…
Black Friday Deals

Black Friday Deals

There are lots of Black Friday deals going on right now. I tried to find the best deals I could on Amazon and share them with you all. There's some really fun stuff and I am only sharing a few. These are larger ite…
Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours! I am so thankful for so much, especially this turkey right here... Enjoy your holiday with your family and friends!  We will be back tomorrow, posting our favorite Black Fri…
Ella & Grampie Adventures

Ella & Grampie Adventures

We are so happy to have my Dad visiting all the way from Maine for Thanksgiving this year. It will be the first Thanksgiving we have spent together since I moved almost 4 years ago. Ella is sooo happy to have her Gramp…
Family Time

Family Time

My Dad is here visiting from Maine. I will be taking a short pause from posting on here while we spend quality time together as a family. I look forward to sharing our pictures & adventures with you later on next w…
Christmas Eve Basket + Ornament Craft

Christmas Eve Basket + Ornament Craft

Happy Wednesday! Sharing a fun little activity with you all today. A little different Pin It and Spin It for you. The Christmas Eve Box is a growing trend on Pinterest. I decided to do a basket instead and wanted to sh…
The Happiest Place on Earth

The Happiest Place on Earth

Hello all and happy Monday! We had a super lazy weekend and are just trying to keep Ella comfortable as she heals from Hand Foot & Mouth. She is doing much better, but we want to keep her inside to prevent spreadin…
Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites Happy Friday all. It has been a long week around here and it's not over yet! Ella has been sick since Wednesday and I can't wait for it to be over. She has hand foot and mouth and it's awful…
Favorite Stocking Stuffer Ideas (Newborn+)

Favorite Stocking Stuffer Ideas (Newborn+)

***This post contains affiliate links, see disclosure for more info*** I remember when I first had Ella, I was a little sad that I felt like I couldn't participate in the usual holiday fun, because I had this new l…
Let's Look- Entertaining/Hosting a Guest

Let's Look- Entertaining/Hosting a Guest

I contemplated not even doing this link up, because at this point in our lives, we aren't doing a lot of traditional entertaining... We are still apartment living, and our space is quite small. Plus, with a one yea…