Insta-Friday

Let’s kick off these new digs with a little catch up … Instagram style!

Wait! You did notice the new digs right? The subtle changes … the new DOT COM?!? Ahhh, yes, it’s all coming together. There’s still a little fluffing and sprucing to-do, so I’ll save the official welcome for next week.

life rearranged

For now, let’s see what I’ve been up to on Instagram the few weeks::

Starting at the end of August and carrying us all the way through September … we celebrate many people on my Sweets’ side of the family. We call it our pre-Christmas preparation.

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We started with my great-niece {Little Miss}, the one who calls me Auntie.
We kinda like each other!

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She went and turned TWO on us!!
It was so fun celebrating her with a confetti & sprinkles themed party … which I think is perfect because she’s pretty much the confetti to our days!

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Although I sent my #mugswap2013 package on the very last day promised … I did get it sent!
Such a fun swap to be a part of … thank you Cuppa Kim for being such a lovely hostess.

I was thrilled with my mug and I hope my partner loved hers too.
I included my favorite hot tea {since I’m not a coffee drinker}, my favorite chocolate bar and a mug rug that matched the adorable {if I can say that} mug from Dayspring.

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Bunko! One of {if not THE} favorite night of the month.
I just love these girls so {10 years and counting}.

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My Sweets built me this bookcase {a’la World Market} months ago.

The deal was he builds it, I paint it. Which is why it sat for months. I do not like painting.However it is now done, many layers of chalk paint later, sanded and waxed.
I can’t wait to share it in all it’s prettiness … very soon.

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My Bestie was in town this week!
Which meant Starbucks runs, lunch dates, park dates and long talks on the couch under a quilt.

One of the days I also had Little Miss which made for a fun morning taking the kiddos to the park to see how many toddlers we could fit into the tube.

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We even snuck out for a girl’s night with some of our oldest {as in our years of friendship} friends.
This group has been friends for over 25 years!! Isn’t that amazing?
Seriously, such a blessing God gave us when He planted our families within a 1/4 mile of each other all those years ago. I can honestly say I don’t think I would be where I am today without them.

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And these two.My Seester and my sister-in-love.
I’ve also known both of them for 20+ years and count it a blessing that they are not just family to me, they are two of my very best friends.

What a night celebrating our life connection!

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Saturday morning I got up bright and early, picked up my niece {and Starbucks} for a photo shoot along the river … of a quilt.
This is just a glimpse of how ridiculous we looked “behind the scenes.” I can’t wait to show you the end result, I know the photos are going to be awesome.

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We took advantage of the extra day of our ‘weekend’ and the Little started guitar lessons.
First song? The Star Wars Theme.
Pretty great way to start our week.

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I guess the short week threw me off because I have all of two Instagram photos to represent it.

I was too busy playing a little catch up, volunteering, walking/lunch dates & a whole lotta reading!

I had to snap a photo of these two lovely prints I received this week from Lindsay Letters.
Seriously happy mail. I lucked out when I stumbled upon the CRAZY AWESOME deal for 2 prints for $10 which helped support  adoption.

Win-win-win!{I mean do you see the embossed foil finish … soooooo pretty.}

P.S. That also happens to be my favorite hymn.

Comments

  1. Looks like a great few weeks. I love the behind the scene quilt photo! I can totally relate to getting in crazy positions for a “perfect” photo. :)

    Have a great weekend!

  2. Checking in from LR…

    Those prints are gorgeous, so pretty :)

    I have a friend doing mug swap… your package looks awesome. I love my Dayspring mug.

    That bookshelf is so pretty, great color choice!

  3. looks like you’ve been having tons of fun friend!! happy weekend and much love ♥

  4. Umm LOVE the new blog! I love the font too! :)
    XOXO

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