Thursday, September 3, 2015

{phfr}

~ capturing the context of contentment in everyday life ~

{pretty}


Almost too picturesque to eat. Almost.

{happy}


Iced Chai Tea Lattes for me and my sis.

{funny}


I spy... sidewalk chalk footprints!

{real}


Passing the time when Dad works late by dancing in circles around the living room to The Donut Man songs.

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Monday, August 31, 2015

Happy Homemaker Monday



Sunday Breakfast: Coconut Scones & Apricot Tea

{weather outside:}

92 degrees, overcast and muggy. And the next couple of days are forecasted to be even hotter! I don't mind though! This summer loving girl will take all the heat she can get before the cold arrives!

{making me happy:}

Two big bags overflowing with produce fresh from my Mother-In-Law's garden. Especially since I wasn't able to do much gardening this Spring since I was a little busy giving birth. ;)

{menu:}

monday: Chili & Skillet Cornbread
tuesday: Chicken Burritos
wednesday: Leftovers
thursday: Chicken Cutlets, Green Beans & Candied Carrots
friday: Steak Oscar, Grilled Corn & Crusty Bread

{around my home:}

Older two are napping so I am sitting on the couch, cuddling with my baby who is half nursing, half smiling/cooing at me. As nice as it is when all three nap at the same time because I get can so much more accomplished, I am relishing the fact that my littlest has suddenly decided to change his nap schedule around so that we get some more one-on-one time every afternoon. :)

{today's to-do list:}

~ 3 loads of laundry
~ mop kitchen & bathroom floors
~ vacuum living room
~ sort fall/winter clothes
~ organize preschool curriculum

{on my nightstand:}

Forever With You by Robin Jones Gunn
On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder

{in my craft basket:}

Baby Blanket

{verse:}

"Submit to God, resist the devil, and he will flee from you."

- James 4:7

I tend to worry... a lot! And often about things that are not even an issue yet (i.e. 'what-if's'). Those worries always are shut down immediately when I call this verse to mind!

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Thursday, August 27, 2015

{phfr}

~ capturing the context of contentment in everyday life ~

{pretty}


Is this not the most beautifully adorable necklace you have ever seen? It was hand embroidered by Jenna and purchased through her Etsy shop Call Her Happy. I even got to customize the color combo to make it a perfectly unique birthday gift for my sister. (Not surprisingly, she absolutely loved it just as much as I had anticipated!)

{happy}


After nap cuddles with my boys. 

{funny}


Decided to take the boys peach picking on an afternoon with a the threat of flash flooding. Well, that downpour made its appearance just as we had reached the top of the hill where the peach trees were located. Picture two ridiculous sisters running down a muddy hill with three little boys and all the peaches we could manage to carry in tow. Much funnier after the fact of course. But the fresh peaches were totally worth it!

{real}


One's in the rocking chair, reading, one's in the corner, penancing, and one's in the bedroom, sleeping...  Just a typical morning around here.

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