Archives for November 2014

Gratitude Amidst Sickness

We've had a busy couple of weeks with Kate's birthday and my sister-in-law's wedding, and I was looking forward to spending these few days before Thanksgiving working on a gratitude project and Thanksgiving crafts with the boys and maybe even decorating for Christmas, but unfortunately a stomach bug has entered our family and has been slowly attacking us one by one. So instead of these few days being filled with scissors and glue and music and hot chocolate, they have looked more like yucky … [Read more...]

Kate’s County Fair 1st Birthday Party

With Kate having a late fall birthday, I wanted to incorporate the season and it's beautiful colors into her party. After a quick search on Pinterest, I knew a county fair themed party would be the perfect way to celebrate Kate's first birthday, especially when I realized my vintage red & white baby dress was sized 12 months and would make an adorable party dress for our little sweetie pie! Before the party officially … [Read more...]

One Year {Almost}

Kate will be turning one tomorrow and we have a big celebration planned. I have spent the week crafting and preparing for her party and it's been so much fun! Confession: I LOVE throwing birthday parties for my kids. I don't do it to impress or to earn supermom points. I do it because it combines three things that I absolutely love: hosting gatherings, crafting, and my family. I've been taking a little walk down memory lane as I have been going through pictures from her first year to … [Read more...]

November Goals

I can't believe that November is here already. This is an exciting month for the Medlin family! Kate's first birthday is on the 15th and my sister-in-law is getting married on the 22nd. And then there is Thanksgiving and decorating for Christmas. With so much going on, I jotted down a few goals and intentions for the month to help me stay focused and not get too overwhelmed. Weeks 1 & 2: Prepare for Kate's birthday party Paint kitchen island (a DIY that I promise to blog … [Read more...]

Third Time’s a Charm

Jack 2008 // Aidan 2010 // Kate 2014 // Phillip bought this cute little pumpkin outfit when I was pregnant with Jack. I'd say we've gotten our money's worth. Hope you had a fun weekend! … [Read more...]