Thank you so much for stopping by throughout the year. Thank you for saying hello or for just being a silent observer.
Thank you for letting me show off pictures of the girls, my latest crafting endeavors, decorating my dollhouses, our obsession with remodeling our A-Frame cottage, decorating for Halloween, or my quest for the perfect vintage item.
It's so nice to "meet" so many wonderful people from all over the world that share my same interests. Thank you! I am truly inspired by all of you!
We had a busy weekend, starting with two different Christmas parades Friday night. Although I don't have any photographic evidence, Emma's marching band played a few Christmas tunes at the Grandville parade, while Josie's dance/cheer team performed in the Greenville Christmas parade.
On Saturday, the girls and I headed to our A-frame cottage while Chris joined us later that evening. When we arrived, we spotted a series of boats racing across the ice with special blades. If you look closely you can see a group of people standing in the middle of the lake. We actually watched them skating out to the center of the lake! The girls were eager to test out their ice skates so when Chris arrived, I had him drill into the ice to confirm that it really was deep enough. Sure enough, the ice was nearly five inches thick in front of our cottage.
Soon after, he was busy clearing off the ice and the girls were in ice skating heaven.
Although we've been dreaming of a more elaborate fireplace, it's not in our budget right now and so we found a small electric fireplace for the A-frame downstairs. Isn't it cute? The wooden wreath is an estate sale rescue.
Like everyone, I've been busy decorating our house for Christmas and I'll be sharing some of my favorite Christmas estate sale rescues later this week. Christmas hugs!!
In 2008, we traveled to China to adopt a toddler who needed
heart surgery for Tetralogy of Fallot and hand surgery to remove an extra thumb. I'm always happy to share our experience with SN adoption. When I'm not at work, you might find me at an thrift/antique store or estate sale. I also love to sneak in a craft project and decorate our multiple dollhouses with my girls.
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In 2008, we went to the Jiangxi Province to adopt a little girl who needed open-heart surgery for Tetralogy of Fallot and hand surgery to remove an extra thumb. I'm always happy to share our experience with a SN adoption with others.
When I'm home from work, I love to sneak in a weekly craft project or a trip to my favorite antique/thrift stores. Come play with me!