The week started off so fun!! We were at Disney World together and we even got a phone call from Nick.. totally out of the blue!! The kids hadn’t heard his voice in 7 weeks and that was so good for everyone! I’ll save the Disney content for our Disney blog but share a few
Our weeks look so much busier than they really are, but we try!! And we did do something really fun at the end of the week I’ve been wanting to do since we moved here!!
We started off strong and organized the drawers, finally!!! Seriously these organizers are SO worth it!! I love being able to see every spice we have in a drawer, right next to the stove top!! And these bamboo organizers are amazing!! Hunter was a big helper!
The days are long but the years are short.. honestly this sentiment is so true. When you’re in the thick of it, you don’t want to hear it, but I’m documenting because I know I’ll look back and wonder where the days went. I’m writing these for us.
We love visiting Universal Orlando as a family but truthfully, I’m in it for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. I grew up a huge HP fan (I started reading the series in the 3rd grade) and I quickly hooked my family as well. I love seeing how the magic of this area in Universal
We have this ongoing joke in our family about “the round-down” or “the round-up” – basically, we tended to round up or down on things when it’s convenient, and then tease/coax each other for the real date, number, price, etc. Sooo you could say I’ve been doing the round-up with this deployment, oh I made
We’re taking it day by day around here. I watched a show once where the character said you can do anything 10 seconds at a time, it’s totally true. When I feel overwhelmed by the number of days, weeks, months, we have left.. I stop myself and focus on getting through today. Being on this
Deployment was something we were dreading desperately, we knew it was coming but we had gotten comfortable in our lives without it!! The last time Nick deployed, I was a spry 22, pregnant with our Eli, chasing a toddler, and life looked much much different. We’ve cherished the last several years without the burden of
Happy happy Christmas! The holidays were a whirlwind for us with deployment impending, it felt like a looming cloud while we tried to get all the things done. We squeezed in festive holiday things though and I’m so grateful for these memories! Sharing (and saving for me!) some of our holiday decor, festive activities, puppy