Thursday, September 30, 2010
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Now, 'Man Cave' I've heard of, in fact, we had a really good one in our last house:
In our current house, husband's stuff is in the Moffice (the Man/Office) and the Ranger "Mess with the Best, Die like the Rest" flag has been retired, but Lou Gerhig was able to stay. And it is nice that husband has his special place, but what about me? I will say that arguably, our entire house could be the 'mom cave' since husband didn't realy decorate anything, however, I did take into accord that he would be living in these spaces too, so I did not make it look like I had 3 female roomates.
A quick search of 'mom cave' revealed little hits, save a few blogs and Homegood's giveaway, but I think the term will catch on. According to their site, the mom cave should have:
1. A place to converse
2. A place to work, write, blog, craft, ect
I'm totally in to it! Homegoods marketing team, you win.
*Images from my basement, Coastal Living and House Beautiful
Monday, September 27, 2010
LA and I have been friends since freshman year of college. I couldn't have been more of a tomboy and she was the girliest girl in the world. But we learned so much from each other and I am a better person because of it. Here we are in 2002:
Hope you had a great weekend!
Thursday, September 23, 2010
Baby boy's new favorite game is driving cars off the side of tables while saying "wwwhheeeeeeeee"
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
*Images from Coastal Living, Southern Accents, House Beautiful, Ann Taylor Loft and Southern Living.
Also, my mom started a blog. How very hip of her right? She and my dad just got back from my dad's hometown in Germany and there are some really amazing pictures over there. Check her out!
Happy Hump Day!
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Monday, September 20, 2010
Friday night husband and I went on a last minute date to Tate's Bar. I love Tate's because there is no TV, their drinks are handmade and they played 3 OAR songs in the two hours we were there. It was a nice evening, one that was definitely needed. We have such a bad habit of cracking a beer and turning on the TV and not talking to eachother as the week ends. It was a much welcomed date as we were able to just sit in the corner and talk. There might have been a moment when we discussed baby boy's favorite Sesame Street characters... but we quickly realized it and returned to real adult convos.
The rest of the weekend continued beautifully, as baby boy rocked his AU jersey and played with Frank.
On Sunday we headed out to Hanging Rock State Park and did a 2.5 mile hike to the top of the mountain and back. Baby Boy did a great job, although he spent the majority of time on our shoulders!
We also saw that fall was getting closer.
And now on to a Big Thanks... THANK YOU dear friends for all your comments last week. I once had a professor in college who told us "of course writers are vain, we actually believe that people give a crap about what we say."And that is true, nothing validates a blogger like comments! I appreciate all your feeback and encouragement. Keep 'em coming!
Hope you had a great weekend and are off to a beautiful week!
Friday, September 17, 2010
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Am I just missing something? Thoughts??
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
I think, as any couple would, we have made up our minds of where we want to go and how we want to go there, but we also know, even if we are having trouble accepting it, that it may not necessarily be the way it works out. Enter my sweet Cullen's room:
From here, it may not seem to have anything to do with this post, but it actually does.
Look closer... the cow is telling the zebra a secret. Apparently they are friends and they have sleepovers in the Little People Barn, although I've never seen a zebra and a cow hanging out, it made perfect sense to Baby Boy to put them together.
However, the real lesson today though comes from C's truck and Noah's Ark.
Somehow, in his little 16 month old mind, he deliberately decided to line the animals up on the car carrier and put the cars on Noah's Ark. Even my baby knows that sometimes, the path you want to take, isn't the path that works the best. And even if we get the path we want now, in another two years, we might not. Sometimes, what you least expect is exactly what you need (I mean, look how happy that lion is to finally be on dry land). And you know what? Somehow, his little intuitive, imaginative and amazing mind brought me a sense of peace. I know we are going to be alright. I know whether we take the car carrier or the boat, we are going to be happy. I know we made the right decision, I just don't know where it is taking us. And I'm ok with that.
The purpose of the RMH is to serve families from outside Forsyth County to have a sick child staying at either Baptist or Forsyth hospital.
It is a place to find peace and hospitality.
To get some much needed rest so you can be there for your sick child.
A place for a little quiet time.
To take a shower and freshen up. To have a homecooked meal and a cup of coffee.
I am grateful we have a RMH serving our community, and a community willing to serve the mission of it! Visit http://www.rmhwinstonsalem.org/ for more information.
You can also check out my fellow Winston bloggers for more insight in this RMH (and life in general!)
Lisa from Pickles and Cheese
Erin from The Fierce Beagle
Rachel from Triad Smart Pants
Kim from Kim's Korner
Nancy from Carpe Salem
Becky from You Can't Make This Stuff Up