1. We spent a lazy day at home and enjoyed a fast & easy dinner - chicken & scalloped potatoes casserole and Sister Schubert rolls - yum!2. Then topped it off with chocolate cake with cream cheese frosting decorated by the little pumpkin ;) 3. I've been enjoying looking back through pictures...Noonie gave me such a sweet & thoughtful gift for Christmas - our blog in a book, year 2008!!! I've been wanting to get it printed for some time now, but just never seemed to get around to it - something always got in the way. THANK YOU, MOM!
One of my favorite quotes in the dedication, first spotted while reading one of my fave blogs Clover Lane... So true, isn't it?
I love having our family's memories recorded for posterity. Looking at this page of when we first found out our Hudson was on the way, I can hardly believe how tiny Grace was! My, how time flies. 4. In a mad dash to not let the new year greet me with chaos, a few days ago I decided to clean out the fridge, which led to organizing our pantry, which then led to organizing my baking supply closet. Why is it that cleaning out the kitchen always makes you feel like the house is in order?? Maybe just me?
Anyhow, while tossing out old baking stuff, I stumbled upon a package of pink bunny Peeps from last Easter. They were hard as a rock. But still, cute as ever! I didn't take a picture, but they looked like this: which got the wheels turning in my head and soon I came up with this: Yes, I even borrowed the little pumpkin's favorite unicorn pencil for my sketch...and let's just say thank goodness they don't keep Candy Cane Kisses in stock year round :O
I had all the supplies on hand so it went really fast and soon I had this! On Monday, I'm taking them to get monogrammed. Can't wait to see them with the littles' names, sort of like this: I love how they turned out and can't wait to see Grace & Hudson wearing them this Spring! 5. Speaking of bunnies and Spring...it's no secret that I love celebrating and planning for Easter. When I spotted this sweet little Mouse House on the sale pages at PBK, I knew it would make a sweet addition to the little pumpkin's Easter basket. Isn't it cute?! 6. I love one-of-a-kind jewelry, especially when it has a vintage vibe to it, so I was super excited when I stumbled upon Alona Freeman's etsy shop and found this sweet necklace, which thanks to a Christmas gift card I'll be sporting this Easter :) 7. A recent trip to Kohl's in search of more circus ornaments for Hudson's tree - clearanced at $1.24, score! - led me to this sweet valentine tee for the little pumpkin, which was on sale for 50% off! Yay! She's in love with kitties these days and I love that it has pink, red, and aqua - win, win! And speaking of Valentine's Day, have you seen these? LOVE 'EM! All of them! Now if only the PBK fairy would visit my house and magically leave these by my front door...he, he, he.
Happy New Year!