Christmas 2014

By | December 29th, 2014|Personal|

Jason had been up until 2am building Lena's Christmas gift and Aksel had fussed at me through the night so Christmas morning was slow to get going. We finally headed downstairs around 9 am where all the presents had been carefully laid out in front of the tree. Lena immediately [...]

Yellow and Grey Shower for Baby Number 2

By | October 17th, 2014|Party Hardy, Personal|

I would just like to publicly profess (for the millionth time) that I have the best friends and family around. Right before heading back to England, my cousin, Laila Eva, hosted a baby shower for me and it was just perfect. Since we don't know the gender of the bun in my belly, she used a grey and yellow color theme which I am now considering using all over my house as it was so pretty.

Southern Hospitality

By | June 19th, 2014|Personal|

After nearly two years, we finally made it back to visit Jason's dad and his wife Cherry. I could not ask for better in-laws; these are two of the most thoughtful and generous people I've ever met and I love them dearly. Cherry is the epitome of Southern Hospitality. Every [...]

The Worst Gift Giver – Part 1

By | January 23rd, 2014|Personal|

I really wish I was better at giving gifts. I would love to be one of those people who always has the unexpected but perfectly matched gift for each big occasion or celebration. Every once in awhile, things come together for me and I manage to come up with a great idea. More often, though, I rack my brain for weeks trying to think of the perfect present and get so frustrated that I end up doing nothing.