This past week was heavy. I’m trying to focus on what is right in front of me, one step forward at a time, continuing to document this is important to me! Starting with room progress for Eli’s room! I added the window trim, and painted the top portion of the walls white – once you
Our new cabinet pulls came in and they are gorgeous! We had 4″ builder grade/standard pulls and I am replacing with these 6″ unlacquered brass.. I love them!! I faced a few challenges with installation but they are all on!! Just waiting on the back ordered knobs for the doors now!! We went to check
It was incredibly sad ending the year with virtual graduations but so proud of how hard these kids worked!! We never go to fast food places, but end of the year celebrations called for ice cream so I showed the kids what blizzards were! We also received this awesome dinner from fellow spouses and it
Started off the week strong with Eli’s room project!! On the left is inspiration for the vertical shiplap! Hosted a few people and it was so fun to finally be able to get together! Thankful to my sweet husband for sending treats, and a cutie pup!! Favorite easy dinner, BBQ nachos!! More progress on Eli’s
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 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