Category Archives: emily

emily’s graduation party

we had such a beautiful day to celebrate emily & two of her dearest friends at our home a couple weekends ago! soView full post »

emily’s senior prom & a funny

a few years ago when ariana grande’s, featuring iggy azalea, song Problem released, there just so happened to beView full post »

dancing with the highs & the lows

we laid there & laughed, fairly loudly actually. especially since it was only 5 something in the morning. we hadView full post »

18 & brave

i am certain highschool for this generation is completely different than highschool days were for me. i’ve watchedView full post »

birthday blessing from a friend

emi turned 18 friday and while i could be a totally cliche mom & say “well that went by in a blink&#View full post »

happy girls are the prettiest~ audrey hepburn

if i had to choose one word to describe emi, it would be a close tie between loyal & happy.  she’s honestlyView full post »

a little more love left for november

before november becomes but a distant memory and for posterity if  nothing else, i’d love to share a few memoriesView full post »

emi in the middle & a gift for your teenager

for all you young mamas, i will tell you, that toddler who is wearing you out and is learning to shout say sweetly &#View full post »

i wish i had an emily in my life when i was 17

august 23. 1996. i brought sweet emi home from the hospital late that afternoon. she was born the evening prior –View full post »

sweet spots & sunhats

do you feel like you are in your sweet spot? that place of perfect balance. well, that word perfect makes us all wannaView full post »

friendship

watching my girls grow up over the years, one of the sweetest aspects is watching who they choose for friends. we allView full post »

validation, identity and a pageant

          often times we look for, we long for, we need the acceptance “award&#View full post »

a special evening for her

                        i was one of those girls whoView full post »

sweet 16 week of celebration

dan & i were headed out last night to a fancy dinner of mellow mushroom pizza all by our sweet little selves &View full post »

what i hope you know sweet girl….

 We will not hide these truths from our children;    we will tell the next generationabout the glorious deeds ofView full post »