Whimsical Garden Tea Party – Elia’s First Birthday

First birthdays are for the mamas, or at least that’s what I told myself. I had her first birthday theme picked out shortly after she was born. Our infertility journey lasted for several years, so I had lots of time to dream about birthdays and nursery decor. Parties and decorating are two of my favoriteContinue reading “Whimsical Garden Tea Party – Elia’s First Birthday”

God Showed Up Today

There are some days when I can undoubtedly say, “God that was YOU.” For instance, a couple of weeks ago I was very nearly in a wreak. I was making a left turn, and I saw a lady barreling towards me in my rearview mirror. She was frantically jerking her car from side-to-side because she knew there was not enough time to stop before she rear-ended me. I turned what felt like only seconds before she was rear-ended by the car behind her and sent into the ditch. I thanked God for showing up for me. There was no doubt in my mind that he kept me calm enough to get out of the way. Thank you, Jesus, but where is God on the days when it’s just me and Elia at the house?

Cookie Decorating Party

Christmas is quickly approaching. I’m still trying to soak up every minute of celebrating and spending time with family. Last week, I decided to have a cookie decorating party. Cookies are so much fun to decorate, and I wanted to enjoy it with others. Several family members and friends were able to join me. WeContinue reading “Cookie Decorating Party”