We’ve got a big boy!! 

Me. Jacob will be turning 2 on Friday! It’s hard to believe my baby boy is that old already!! 

This weekend we took a risk and moved him into the toddler bed. 


Night one he was not sure at all he cried and we left leaving him to calm himself down. After some time he quieted down and I started to head down stairs. I was two steps down and I heard his door open – oops! Didn’t know he could do that!! 
I laid him back down started some essential oils to help calm him down and he was down for the night. Success! 

Night two we laid him down and he was golden! He even laid down on his own for a nap. Monday morning we woke up to Jacob crying outside our bedroom door. So another thing to combat 🙂 he had gone all the way downstairs with his blankets and back up! 

He’s done well up until last night, baby gate at the top of the stairs and all. Last night we went to check on him and found he had gotten sick all over he place. ☚ī¸ Poor buddy – he got a bath and we did laundry in the middle of the night and laid him back down. Just to wake up about 30 min later to g getting sick again. So it was a long yet short night last night. 

Hoping he feels better soon and that he continues to enjoy sleeping in his big boy bed!! ❤

Thanks for reading! Xoxo – Christy

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Back from hiatus… carousel ride! 

Hey all!!! 

I know I’ve been absent for some time! Lots of happenings have caused me to be extra busy and put my writing on the back burner. And for that, I’m sorry. But I’m back! 

This last summer we went to the zoo in Milwaukee and Ali LOVED the carousel.  From that point on she has asked over and over to go to the carousel again. So a few weekends ago we packed the kids up and headed to the mall about an hour away to ride the inside carousel. 

We met cousin CJ there and all the kids enjoyed the carousel ride we ended the day with pizza and even found Easter outfits for the kids at 50% off!! 

Here’s a few pics from our fun day!! 

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Apples Festival! 

Crossing things of my Fall Bucket List

The family including my Mom took a trip up to Gays Mills Apple Fetival. It was a lot of fun! 

The kids enjoyed apple picking and eating! 

They also went through a petting zoo that let them feed goats, horses, and pigs! They also had dogs, baby kitties and a baby calf to pet.

 We enjoyed the sites and came back home with tons of goodies! Juice to make apple wine, apple syrup, corn salsa, pop corn, honey, kettle corn and apples of course! 


Over all the kids and us had a great day! They had their moments and fits but that happens when you miss nap time! 

What fun fall things did you do this weekend! I hope you got out to enjoy the weather! 

Xoxo – Christy
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Cousin time is the best time!

These 4 are going to have so much fun growing up! 

We always love getting together with my brother and his wife. The kids are so close in age they are either getting along well or fighting like brother and sisters. Similar to my cousins and I growing up. 

Thanks to grandma Lou for the cozy PJ’s the kids love them!  This was he best picture I got even though it’s a little cut off on the side. They were all semi smiling! Took a lot of effort to get this picture in with out tears!  đŸ˜€

We had a great evening with the family! The only one missing was Grandpa Mark. He was working hard though! 

Thanks for the night of fun! Tomorrow projects around the house and Sunday football of course! 

How are you spending your weekend? 

Xoxo – Christy
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Loving Fall

Who doesn’t love fall!? 

I absolutely love fall and everything that comes with it! It is my favorite season! 

Last year I made a post about a fall bucket list. Well this year I was on the ball and actually made one! We hope to cross off all or most of the items on this list with the kids 🙂 Plus some! Make our Halloween costumes and dress up! Enjoy time with friends and family! Sweaters, scarves, leggings and boots!! Snuggling up in a blanket with the windows open and a good book! Love fall! 🍂🍁🎃🍁🍂🎃


What are your favorite fall traditions!? 

Take care and enjoy the season! 

Xoxo – Christy 
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Picture day and Dance class! 

Someone was beyond excited to start dance!! 

This girl has been talking about dance class for over a year! She finally is old enough to be signed up! 

All day she kept telling me how scared she was and if I was going to be there to hold her hand. But the second we walked in she got her shoes on and was off! I am so proud of the big girl she is growing up into! ❤ī¸

She loved every second of it and came out of the room pouting. When I asked her what was wrong she said she didnt want to be done. Bless her heart! 

On our way home Ali had to pee and I told her she was going to have to hold it. And she stressed out about 5 minutes later saying she couldn’t beacuase she was bouncing too much. Haha 

So I had to pull over in the middle of no where and let her pee on the side of the road – Ali’s first squating experience 😂 

Alice also had her 3 year old preschool picture day today. She was excited to smile big! 


Josh has been on work travel this week and we are all glad to have daddy home! 🙌đŸŧ

Hope your week was swell!! 

Xoxo – Christy
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Crazy busy making memories

Hey all its been sometime since I’ve posted. We’ve been pretty busy with Alice starting school, vacations to Arkansas and just keeping up in general. 

If you’ve been a friend of mine for some time or a family member you know I love taking pictures and capture almost everything. I also enjoy capturing small milestones such as weekly / monthly pics of my babies and even half year pics once they are iver two. 

I have several reasons behind doing this. However it all started with the thought of us only being blessed with one baby and we wanted to capture every moment in time with her. I’ve discussed in the past how we’ve struggeled with infertility and we were pleaseantly surprised when Mr.Jake came along. 

So of course I have to follow suit and capture every moment in time with him too. Which I totally don’t mind 😀. 

Ali 3 1/2 on the 14th 


Jake 18 months on the 10th. 

Hope all is well. Would love to hear how you keep and capture your family memories. 

Xoxo – Christy
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