The holidays are upon us! Christmas is just days away and my house is full of festive sights and smells of the season. Here are a few of my favorite holiday things:
Entertaining. So appreciative of my friend Elizabeth at Cutting Board Catering for her delicious bite-size hors d’oeuvres at my annual Christmas party.
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Wow! The Fall has flown by and I’ve been remiss at sharing what I’ve been up two over the past few weeks. Our family thoroughly enjoyed Halloween and Thanksgiving and everything in between. The beautiful Bluegrass weather has been many outdoor festivities possible! Here’s a photo recap of our last several weeks!
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The pumpkins are carved, the apple cider is bought, the candy is stocked—we are ready to celebrate Halloween!
All of this prepping makes me reflect on Halloween’s past as we get ready for Trick-or-treat.
Here’s tonight’s costume plan:
Happy Halloween from my family to yours!
How is it that Labor Day has come and gone? While we may technically still have a few weeks left, in my mind, summer has concluded. It has been a busy end of the season for my family. Here’s what we’ve been up to:
Celebrating nine years of marriage
Starting Kindergarten (with no tears by either of us!)
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It has been a busy summer at our house! It is hard to believe that we have almost completed the month of June and a whole month has flown by since my last posts. Here are some photos to recap what we’ve been up to these last few weeks with our family:
An amazing family trip to Hilton Head Island.
A lovely marker dedication service for my father. Friends and family from all over the country came to celebrate and remember an amazing man.
Lots and lots of swimming. It’s been hot! Plus, my little guy is learning to swim and wants to spend all of his time in the water.
Teaching at the Carnegie Center. How cute is the reading room in Triangle Park?!? I love those little kiddos!
Celebrating my amazing husband on Father’s Day.
All of this and some home renovations (pictures coming) and living in lots of dust and disorder. (Please tell me it will all be worth it!)
Hope you are enjoying your summer!
image by Melanie Mauer
Last year, I wrote the first post on bluegrass THREADS directly acknowledging my father’s death; I say directly because, under the surface, this blog has been a constant source of healing during my grief journey.
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I am lucky enough to having my Mom to celebrate with on this day. She’s my best friend and I am so blessed to have her in my life. Here we are on one of our great adventures together, “picnicking” in style at our favorite place, Blackberry Farm:
Wishing you and yours a wonderful Mother’s Day!
I love you, Mom!
We are already busy planning for the Derby at our house!
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