Sunday, September 17, 2017

THE BABES | McKinlee's First Day of Kindergarten

We are about a month into Kindergarten and it's been a much smoother transition than I thought! Our girl is rockin' it and we couldn't be more proud. She's only had to clip down one time and she can already spell the word "like". She's loving it! I really want to be as involved as possible with her school functions, but as a full-time working mom, it's very hard. I have signed up to volunteer at the Fall Festival and I can't wait to watch her mingle with all her little friends!

She's growing up so fast and as bittersweet as it is, I love watching her turn into a little lady.




She did so good at drop-off, no tears (from her) at all!




We picked her up from school and she immediately laid down for a 2-hour nap!


LET'S PARTY | Carter's Barnyard Bash

We had the best time celebrating our best boy and his 2nd birthday! Months leading up to his party, I had decided on a garbage truck party, a "trash bash", if you will. However, we decided to head to the beach and buy a house approximately 4 weeks before his birthday party, so a quick an easy theme was farm animals - which he also LOVES. He's obsessed with my mom's free-range chickens and any cow, ever. So... a Barnyard Bash it was!

We're the worst about living up to the stereotype of 2nd child syndrome - I literally ordered his party shirt 6 days before, but luckily I have the best monogram/embroidery lady ever and she always bails me out! He had the best time and got tons of sports stuff, he's all boy and we love him so much! Thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate!




  

























Birthday Shirt - The Pink Lilli
Barn Door Backdrop - Birthday Express
Haystack Tablecloth - Birthday Express
Grass Tablescape - Birthday Express
Cow Balloons - Walmart
Cow Cake - Harps
Birthday Banner - DIY

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Life Lately | April & May

April was so busy - I almost forgot to write about it.

Justin and I road tripped with my mom and brother to NC for the Mould-Bright wedding. It was so much fun and so good to see everyone who poured into me as a high school student. Love that family so much! So special to celebrate my best friend marry her love!


My job was to make sure this cutie had enough smarties to get her through the ceremony!


Mr. & Mrs. Richie Bright


What's a wedding without a nosebleed?

We made it back and work got really crazy for me. I mean - I worked 24 hours in 2 days. It was crazy, but it was awesome to be a part of such a big event. We moved into our new building, which has been equal parts great and crazy busy.


OH, almost forgot. Our toilet flooded and in turn, flooded our entire house. Had all of the carpet ripped out and dried out the concrete. Luckily, our insurance is replacing all of our floors from the toilet leak, so everything worked out in our favor. I also painted our whole house white to refresh everything in case we decide to sell in the near future. I love it. It's so bright and really looks nice! We also had a garage sale to get rid of a lot of our bulky furniture that we've accumulated over the years. We're not putting anything on the walls - so it looks very clean.







We celebrated Laurel's graduation!



We celebrated our girl turning FIVE.

This sweet boy had his first nightmare, so he got to come cuddle for a little bit. Then I reminisced how it's been a solid year, since he's cuddled in my bed.


Listened to this song on repeat 854692 times. LOVE.


Next post will be all about our summer bucket list!
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