Birthdays, Hannah Elisabeth, Homemaking, Hospitality, Mommyhood, Traditions & Celebrations

Hannah’s Jamberry Birthday Party

If you follow me on Instagram, you might have noticed my obsession with Jamberry Nail Wraps. I love them! And, I seem to have passed this little addiction on to my oldest girl. So, a Jamberry birthday party was the perfect way to celebrate her 11th birthday! Her actual birthday was on April 4th, and we had a simple family …

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Birthdays, Hospitality, Life, Mommyhood, Titus Ryle, Traditions & Celebrations

Titus’ 4th Birthday Party

Our boy turned 4 years old! So, we celebrated with a Monster Truck party! My children have very specific ideas about their birthday cakes. And, while my cake decorating ability is (very) limited, I try to comply whenever possible. This year was no different. The birthday boy wanted chocolate cake and vanilla frosting…and monster trucks. So, I did what any self-respecting, …

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Birthdays, Hospitality, Life, Mommyhood, Traditions & Celebrations

Rebekah’s 2nd Birthday

Our sweet girl turned 2! So, of course, we celebrated with a Minnie Mouse-themed birthday party! Grammy & Grampy and our friends from church helped us celebrate. Lunch was, appropriately, hot dogs! Inspired Rebekah’s favorite show, The Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, and the Hot Dog Dance! We played “Pin the Bow on Minnie,” or something like it, since I forgot a blindfold. …

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Birthdays, Hospitality, Life, Mommyhood, Rebekah Ann, Traditions & Celebrations

Rebekah’s 1st Birthday Party!

We celebrated Rebekah’s 1st Birthday with a little party and few friends from church. Grammy & Grampy came too! Seeing as how it was October, a fallish-Pumpkin theme just seemed to fit. Rebekah received some sweet gifts from her friends…although she was a bit overwhelmed by the unwrapping. Then it was time for cupcakes! Rebekah’s first taste of sugar… She was …

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Homemaking, Recipes

Apple-Cinnamon Muffins

Over the past few weeks, when I haven’t been busy with homeschooling, rearranging furniture, building towers, or washing and sorting baby clothes, I have been keeping just a little busy in the kitchen! So far, that looks like…10 pounds of ground beef and chicken (for tacos, chili, casseroles, pasta sauces, enchiladas…); 50 breakfast burritos; and 9 dozen muffins: banana-chocolate chip, pumpkin, and …

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