The summer is winding down now, only a few more weeks until it is officially fall. My kids are hanging onto summer as long a they can! A few nights ago we came home at dusk and the lightning bugs were out. Our oldest of course initiated a lightning bug hunt :). We keep some ball jars just for this and in the spirit of the end of summer I thought I would share. Read the rest of this entry
This year we were traveling all around my daughter Bella’s birthday in July. By the time we slowed down enough to have a real party it was almost her older sister’s birthday. So after talking to the girls, they were fine combining their parties into one. They were not budging on a combined theme though. So we threw a half My Little Pony and half Doc McStuffins party!
My son turned 3 last weekend! He asked for a superhero party this year and as a closet superhero fan I was more than a little excited Here is a peek at our little party (before my kids turn 5 we just do a family party at home and after 5 they start inviting friends) it was lots of fun.
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Yesterday I went from scratchy throat to sore throat/cold status. So my body made me slow down and get some much needed rest. I also needed to do some blogging though and decided I haven’t done a day in pictures in a while. So here it is, my sick day home with my kiddos trying to feel better. Enjoy
WordPress.com just sent me my annual report for 2012 and since I love facts and numbers I thought I would share with my awesome readers who made it all possible! Thank you everyone for making my blog what it is today! Read the rest of this entry
Over the weekend my blog went over 1 million views! This was an exciting milestone for me. I have never considered myself as having anything worth saying that others would want to hear/read about. So seeing my little blog get bigger and bigger has been a very encouraging experience. Maybe there are people out there who enjoy some of the things I do and write about. On the same day I went over 400 e-mail followers, this amazes me as well. Most of the time I am pretty sure my friends and family don’t even have any interest in my blog, but 400 people want to receive an e-mail every time I post something new! Then I noticed my Pinterest followers have jumped from 170 followers a month ago to over 1100, again I’m floored. I have been terribly busy over the last week renovating our bathroom until the wee hours of the morning, baking and cleaning for our annual open house party and participating in Christmas events. So I haven’t been posting like normal, but I felt I needed to stop and say thank you to my readers for helping me achieve these milestones. I am sharing a recipe I use as a thank you to my husband often since it is one of his favorites, my twice baked potatoes.
Wow, in just five months I have gone over half a million views! It is hard for me to comprehend this amount of traffic, I am so thankful to my faithful readers and even those who only have stopped by once. I love blogging about my crazy but blessed life and it’s become a great way for me to preserve and share my every day life.
Lately I’ve been looking through old pictures and was reminded of a crazy time in my life, when I found out I was pregnant with my sweet Annabelle Lee. So my post today is dedicated to how thankful I am for the biggest and best surprise I’ve ever had!