christmas · Family Life · Holidays · Home Decor · Vintage

It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year!

Good Morning y’all! I’m super excited over here because not only is it time for cookie baking, it’s also time to pull all of the Christmas decorations out of storage and gussy up the house for the holidays! It truly is the most wonderful time of the year in my book! This year I tried… Continue reading It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year!

Baking · Family Life · Food · Holidays · Recipes

Favorite Gingerbread Cookies

Happy Friday! This week I’ve been busy decorating our home for the holidays, and starting to bake all the Christmas cookies and treats that we love. So, of course I started out with making a batch of what I consider to be one of the most quintessential Christmas cookies; gingerbread men! This is the recipe… Continue reading Favorite Gingerbread Cookies

Baking · Family Life · Food · Friday Favorites · Recipes · Uncategorized

Smores Bars

Good Morning! For this week’s Friday favorities I wanted to share an easy, fast dessert recipe with y’all featuring one of my favorite things; s’mores! If you remember from a few posts back we celebrated my birthday with a bonfire, and of course there were s’more involved! So without further ado: Ingredients: 1 sleeve of… Continue reading Smores Bars

Adoption · Family Life · Trials

I Wasn’t Prepared For The Heartbreak

Good Morning y’all. I think by now the majority of you know that we are currently in the midst of the adoption process. We are wrapping up our home study for a private adoption while concurrently preparing for the option/likelihood of  foster care placements within the next month or so. When we first set out… Continue reading I Wasn’t Prepared For The Heartbreak

Finger Lakes · Friday Favorites · Friendship · Projects

Friday Favorites – Golden Year Girl

Good morning y’all and happy Friday! Today is an extraordinary Friday because not only is today my birthday, I’m also sharing a very special Friday favorite. My dear friend Rachel has started a blog over at The Golden Year Girl , and y’all this is one you don’t want to miss!! The premise is that Rachel will… Continue reading Friday Favorites – Golden Year Girl

Event Planning · Family Life · Finger Lakes · Food · Friendship · Parties

Bonfire Birthday

Happy Wednesday! This past weekend we celebrated my birthday with a bonfire cookout in the backyard at our new home, and it was such a memorable way to spend a weekend and celebrate my birthday! It left my heart feeling so full and happy. I honestly think that time spent making memories with those we… Continue reading Bonfire Birthday

Adoption · Family Life · Testimony · Testimony Tuesday · Trials

Letting Your Trials Refine You Not Define You

Happy Tuesday! Honestly my schedule is so mixed up right now with everything we’ve had going on that it doesn’t even feel like a Tuesday to me, but I can tell you that I’m counting down the hours until Beau is back home!! Today I wanted to touch on a topic that’s been on my… Continue reading Letting Your Trials Refine You Not Define You