Monday, July 28, 2014


"a portrait of my child once a week, every week, in 2014."

Jack- when dad is away, we eat donuts for breakfast!

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

11 random questions

1. Are you a cat or dog person? Or, bird person?
Well, I have a cat. Seriously I love animals, but I DO NOT want them in my house!
2. If you HAD to move to a different state (or country) where would it be?
I love Italy. Who doesn’t, right? My family actually traveled there when my parents got remarried so it is very special to me.
3. Are you a winter or summer person?
I’m a Summer girl all the way!! I love the sunshine, I love swimming, I love getting a little tan, BBQ’s, homemade ice cream, playing outside all day, road trips…pretty much everything about summer.
4. What makes you happy?
My family!
5. You are at a rural retreat lodge somewhere deep in Wisconsin or Canada. You are approached by a taxidermist who hands you a stuffed badger and asks you to put it in your lap. What do you do next?
I throw it off my lap and go wash my hands! Taxidermy=super creepy!
6. What was your first job?
Burger King!
7. Are you a morning or night person?
I really wish I could say I was a morning person, but I’m just not. I'm not really a night person either. I can rock the middle of the day though!
8. List 5 items on your life’s to-do list:
Have another baby, travel the world, pay off debt, cruise with my hubby, buy a house.
9. Share one thing that people may not know about you.
I CANNOT dance in public. In the privacy of my own home, I dance all over the place, but I get in front of other people, and I just can’t do it.
10. What is your all time favorite song, movie, and book?
All time favorite song is Papa Don't Preach by Madonna. All time favorite movie is Fried Green Tomatoes. All time favorite book is Crazy Love.
11. Do you have any hidden talents?
My fingers are double jointed. Also I have a hidden talent for being the best wife EVER! Right, TJ?

Totally random, I know! Happy Tuesday!



Monday, July 21, 2014

Snippets // my favorite things

1. New flowers

2. Jack's portrait of his uncle Matt

3. Build A Bear

4. Rearranging. Always. 

5. Obsessed with chia tea. Iced. With vanilla. 

6. Jack drinking from his donkey straw. 


"a portrait of my child once a week, every week, in 2014."

Jack- Dark and blurry, sorry! This is how he fell asleep last night. So adorable!

Monday, July 14, 2014


" a portrait of my child once a week, every week, in 2014."

Jack- Up with the sunrise. Not by choice. Complaining that he's not comfy and mad because I won't turn on the tv before school. Hello Monday!

Sunday, July 13, 2014

A tiny market.

Little House Green Grocery. A tiny market inside my neighborhood with fresh local vegetables, homemade soups, and handmade soaps and deodorants. A checkered black and white floor with two tiny isles of deliciousness. Freshly baked bread and friendly faces. I can't get over how cute this little piece of heaven is! Right in my neighborhood! It transports you back in time. Bellevue, you are my absolute favorite!

Monday, July 7, 2014

Home Of The Brave.

We have had the craziest holiday weekend. We have been on the go since Thursday with 3 cookouts, pool time, lots of awesome food, 2,000 games of cornhole, tried 5 new beers, went barefoot every day, caught lightning bugs, had a coke float, ate delicious watermelon, stayed up way too late, woke up way too early, and loved all of it. This is one of the best weekends we've had in a long time!

Friday, July 4, 2014

26.52 & 27.52

" A portrait of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014."

Jack- Bike day at school and sparklers on 4th of July eve. 'Mercia!!