Saturday, January 14, 2017

Chloe's Party Planning

Brett took the boys to work with him, and while they were gone, Chloe planned a surprise party for Luke...complete with decor and cupcakes!! His birthday is next weekend, but she wanted to celebrate early. This girl LOVES to party plan, and I bet that it will be a part of her future!

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Bye Bye Trees

Our house has the tallest pine trees. They're a nuisance to our yard and are dangerous...because they're so tall. We finally had them cut down, and it is such a relief to have them gone!


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Sunday, January 8, 2017

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Goodbye, 2016!

I have no pictures for New Year's Eve, because it was the lamest ever. Brett was out of town, so I stayed home with my kids...and we just hung out. Nothing that special, but the perfect representation to end 2016. This was my least favorite year of my entire life. It was terrible in many ways. It was awesome in some ways.

I am not sad to see it go. And I am VERY excited for 2017. There will be lots of change happening in our lives...I don't know exactly what, but I do know God is about to completely shake us up.

My word for 2017 is SHINE.
God has shown me that it is going to be the year that, in the words of Jake Hamilton's song Anthem...
"He's calling, wake up child, it's your turn to shine, you were born for such a time as this!"

I don't know exactly what that means, but I am super excited to find out.

The good part of a crappy year is that it can only get better. And I am thankful for that.

Stay tuned to see God's goodness in 2017...

Thursday, December 29, 2016

The World's Messiest House

My children love to create and make messes. I give them pretty much free rein to be children and enjoy play. It results in a lot of cleaning, but I know it's absolutely worth it!

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But First, Let Me Take A Selfie

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