Thursday, May 18, 2017

Together is our favorite place to be ...

Ain't this the truth. This session was quite the amusement; wind, one fiery toddler and a very patient photographer. I truly love how they came out. Many shots that captured us and the love we have for each other. Some people poke fun on why I have many professional pictures taken of Noah or us and that's okay. I want to always remember this time in our lives before he's too big to think we are cool or doesn't want to take them anymore.

Here is my family. My love. My world. Hope you enjoy them as much as I did =)










Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Good enough...

I am sure everyone has asked themselves this once or twice along their life, "Am I good enough?" For me, I ask myself this question weekly. It's hard to just go along course of life without asking this question. Well, for me it is.

When I was a kid, I would say I was a considered "nervous nelly". Be it my surroundings that caused my hyper sensitiveness or just my make up. Fast forward to my teenage/early twenty years when it was really just me. "Single" me. This "Beth" was extremely more care free and worried less about consequences/responsibility. She didn't last very long ;)

Over the years, I gained more and more responsibility, an awesome husband and now a precious son. Life changes you. Life molds you for sure. But maybe you are who you always were all the way from the start?

At 37, I have realized exactly who I am. It took a long time to get here and I am sure I still have more to go.I am finally comfortable in my own skin. I see myself as beautiful. I have come to know all of my favorite things. And I know I am very much a home body. I like to stick to a small circle of people I trust. When I love them, I really LOVE them. I love to host gatherings at my home, to share my home with them. If I invite you to my house, know I am very comfortable with you. I am not saying this as a prize, I am simply saying that my nerves tend to get in the way sometimes and if I let you in, where I feel most comfortable, know you are a gift to me.

I also know there is a big world out there, but I am happy with living local and spending time with my loved ones. I am happy with seeing the great big "world" through my kiddos eyes. Do you know how wonderful it was to watch him play in a mud puddle in my very own backyard??!! Do you know how it was amazing to see his face light up on a go kart? This to me is everything.



Thursday, February 02, 2017

Blast off !!!


For little B's 4th birthday party (four wow) we had a space themed party. I love to put parties together ! Especially themed ones ! Here are some of the parts of it that I put together: 



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Of course all the food was themed too ! 
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Happy birthday little one !
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How cool was this gift ???!!! A telescope !!
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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Library Themed Party

Is this thing on???? It's been a long time since I've been able to blog. Mostly because of this little guy and life. My life is filled to the brim and I love it. I recently received a comment on my blog that made me want to start this journey again. I may  not be able to  post many times, but I felt maybe someone out there may be looking for an idea for a Library themed party and I wanted to share Little B's.

This past December Little B turned three. He LOVES to read. I figured I would grow on that and have a library themed party for him. All the decor and food were based off of books.  First up the decor :

I picked plates w A, B, C's on them, a Humpty Dumpty plate, ABC letters, a banner with the word "READ" on it made out of a book. I also used some blocks we had and school look fabric for the food bar
He was very, very, excited !

Ordered off of Zazzle and loved how they looked like a vintage library card. I asked everyone to bring a book instead of a card, this way he would keep it forever

 I used a book from the dollar store to make the runners on each table, pain staking but worth it !

My hutch, I LOVED how it came out. I used old vintage books I had and a new one too.
 And now the food ! Each food item went along with a book. I borrowed some of the books from our local library and some we already had.

Little mouse and the cupcake : cupcakes/ Mini Moo and the mystery of the missing donuts : donuts /  If you give a mouse a cookie : cookies
I ordered these edible cupcake stickers from Etsy, they each have a book print on them

Stinky Cheese Man : assorted cheese and crackers


Secret Pizza Party : pizza rolls / Three Little Pigs : pigs in a blanket

Dragons love Tacos : taco salad / Green Eggs and Ham : Quiche Florentine

Strega Nona : pasta salad / Little Sweet Potato : potato salad


Monsters Don't Eat Broccoli : veggie platter

 The cake, well, I thought it would come out better than it did. But I tried ! I ordered a Wilton book cake pan and figured it would work. It came out a bit wonky, but I went with it. What else could I do !!!???  I made a banner from a book and printed "Chapter Three" on it. All in all, Little B loved the cake ! And so did everyone else, at least it tasted good !
My sad attempt on a cake that looks like a book.

 So that's a wrap. I may write more from time to time. I do have many things to share. Mostly based w little B. Sad but true, he has become my world for the most part =)

Monday, January 05, 2015

Two o one five

Yep, it's 2015.
Let's see.
I haven't blogged in months.
Too a break.
Had nothing to say really.

My best friend moved to England, my father in law got better, birthdays & anniversaries came and went...


 Here are some highlights and what I realize some really bad pics of me ! LOL  :

 Showered my best friend with a tea party

Halloween

We turned 7



Thanksgiving
 Little B turned two on Dec 6. We had an awesome party at our house. Here are some pics












 Then there was Christmas




And then the year was over. I read 19 books in the year. Well since May, 21 if you count the two I read in Feb..... I've never read in my life and I now love it. Goal this year is 30 !

Made some resolutions too. None I'll share because I treat them like wishes you make when you blow the candles out on your birthday cake.

Here's to 2015 ! This is going to be an awesome year.