Monday, January 12, 2015

I love...

I love fuschia fingernail polish.  I love it when my children get into a good conversation with each other.  I love it when my husband comes home at night.  I love lighting a candle and putting Ella Fitzgerald on while I cook on a Friday night.  I love it when my sheets are freshly washed.  I love walking in the door and seeing a sparkling clean island, which is the first place my eyes land.  I love a man who understands the importance of that super cute new fruit bowl that I just had to grab while I was grocery shopping.  I love washi tape and bakers twine and surprises.  I love heavyweight paper with pops of gold foil and I love the soft scratch of a calligraphy pen in the late afternoon quiet.

I love a lot of things, and to commemorate this Valentine's season in which we celebrate our love for the special people in our midst, I made my first ever mini-collection of Valentines-ey art prints.  They are so sweet and you can get yours here until the end of January ONLY.




Okay now that that's out of the way... I wanted to show you a few cute photos of my little hoodlums and our New Year's Eve fun (and I wanted to do it like... a week ago) but I've been so busy the best I can really give you right this minute, is an Instagram collage.  I hope to share a few gorgeous walk-in-the park photos soon, from our New Years Eve day as well.

I had taken the kiddos on a walk and we snapped a few photos that I have loved.  I had two empty frames and needed some new faces in them! (You can see two of them in frames above our denim chair) Later that night, we had a Clue party- in that, everyone dressed up as their favorite Clue (game) character.  Ava was Ms. Peacock.  I was Mrs. White, Joe was Professor Plum and Adrain, after a long day of work, was briefly Colonel Mustard.  Our intent was to invite friends and have a wild party but we ended up not having anyone come and kept things quiet.  And we had creme brulee.  That was my favorite part. 

I honestly can't figure out how life got so busy that I'm averaging a blog every two weeks right now!  I miss connecting with you guys and hope to share a few fun projects (You know me I've always got a few up my sleeve... or in my garage... or on my mind!) soon!  How are all of YOU doing now that it's 2015?  
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8 comments:

  1. I love YOU! Always have!
    This post was the best way to start my day.
    Valentine's Day IS MY JAM!
    Your art is so pretty.

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  2. Ditto to what Shannan said!!! You're posts make me grin from ear to ear!! Love those sweet V-day prints! Love the Clue themed NYE party!! Love how you staged all of your print pics. I so look forward to your posts! Life gets crazy fast, would love to see more from you but know that I, that we are here whenever you can be here!!!!!

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  3. how did i miss that Ava got her haircut?!?! so, so cute!

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  4. Interesting how in most of the pix of Joe, he is eating. ;0) I've got a growing teenage boy as well...
    Looks like quiet was the way to go. So glad you are enjoying your life so much that you only get back here once in a while. As long as you don't give us up completely! Happy 2015!

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  5. I've always wanted to learn calligraphy. Yours inspires me...
    Brenda

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  6. Really love your lettering and calligraphy in general...btw--this is really off subject--but has anyone ever told you that you look a little like the U.S. figure skater Ashley Wagner?

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  7. Such cute prints and how awesome your game night must have been - you all looked so cute! And creme brulee...mmm, yes please.

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