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7 Days [ish] in Retrospect


In retrospect this week was pretty wonderful. [these photo’s are not in consecutive order but I didn’t feel like fixing it. Time is of the essence right now!]

Ava is crawling! And this is how she’s starting to sit up. She’s got a cute little lean going on. 🙂

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A pretty wonderful and candid picture of us.


One of the rough days.


More than usual Ava Leigh has things in her mouth. We’re keeping an eye out for that first tooth!


Yesterday morning, Jameson and I had a date and headed to Jacksonville to spend a few hours with my good friend Erica and her two boys! We swam, we played and we talked some good heart stuff. I am so so thankful for her heart and honesty.


I will forever remember this day as a tipping point for me as a mom and just as a woman in general. Seeing my great. great need for a Savior. This is why I say the week was good in retrospect. It’s never enjoyable to be stretched and convicted and refined. It’s never enjoyable to go through the fire, even for a short time. But the outcome is always strong and beautiful.


Seriously, how cute is this little diva?


We got to enjoy a short but sweet visit from our friends the Pflugi’s! John is so stinking cute! And it was adorable the way they all played together!


I love her so much! I can’t wait to meet Miss Paisley!


Jameson and Ava’s first bath together!


We always enjoy time with the Newby’s. Even the hard times. Love you guys ❤


Lots of Bible journaling this week!

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Ava Leigh is somehow SIX months old!!!??!


Time flies when you’re having fun!




cheers, ka


Our Week in Instagram Pictures


Here’s a few pictures of our week in Instagram Pictures.

First, a super yummy baked oatmeal I made a few days ago. I followed this recipe here. Although I think next time I’ll let it sit for a least an hour or maybe even overnight to allow it to become fluffier.


I spent some time singing and dancing with my baby boy.


Jameson and I went on a beautiful walk with my best friend Sarah Becca and her daughter Norah.


My mama in law got to cuddle with Jameson.


Jameson tested out what it felt like to be the big man on the couch.


Luke and I went on a lunch date to Mojo’s. Blog review here.


We spent the morning with our best friends, the Johnson’s and took some fun pics of their family. This is a sneak. A phone shot of my camera screen. I can’t wait to share the real deal!


I spent hours upon hours upon days swooning over my blessing. His name is Jameson.


I made one of my all time favorite dishes. Pioneer Woman’s Risotto Primavera. Deeeeeelish.


And last but not least. My dog is a lazy bum.



Jameson has become captivated by all sources of light. Which we enjoy. It shows off those baby blues.





Our cat Gemma enjoyed some cuddle time. Which I confess has become a little more rare since Jameson’s arrival.



And after years of wanting to dye my hair blue, I finally did. I feel like a mermaid. I love it so much!!!





cheers, ka

Instagram Faves


Today I feel like sharing some of my favorite phone/instagram photo’s of mine.

Hope you enjoy! Now, I know it’s a lot but having gone through several hundred, you have to believe me when I say I really did narrow it down!!

Here are some lovely tomatoes from our garden last year, held by Hubby.

A few of my favorites pictures of Luke and I.
After a fight, Luke reminded me of his love via q-tips and hair tye’s.
Ponte Vedra Beach.
In flight on our way home from a friends wedding in Pennsylvania.
I LOVE ladybugs, I always have. And they still seem to find their way to me.
So, this is a pretty fantastic story that’s incredible hard to keep short. Mi madre and I were driving one day when we saw two large dogs chasing an otter across the road! We rolled down the windows and were yelling at the dogs to leave the poor thing alone. The dogs run off and the otter runs under our car. For about 5 minutes we discuss our options. We dont want to drive off and risk running it over. But we also dont want to get out of the car and risk getting attacked by an otter. Because believe me :: as adorable as I think they are, I know they can be vicious. Mom barely cracks the door to see if it’s still under the car and we can hear it squeaking. She gently whispered, “Are you okay little buddy?” I guess the otter saw this as an invitation because within half a second the otter is IN THE CAR… on top off my mother and then crawling up my chest and around my neck!! We’re screaming and literally crying from 50% fear and 50% laughter. I’m frantically trying to get this otter off of my neck as I try desperately to get out of the car. But in my panic I cant seem to remember to unlock the door first. 

When we finally do escape, it follows us OUT of the car. After this… a while passes and the otter (with lightning speed) will not leave us alone and is exceedingly cuddly!!! Every time mom moves, it follows. Every time I move, it follows. We’re all three back in the car. This continues for about 15 minutes. Finally we decided to take him to a creek up the road and he follows us down and he swims and plays as otters do but as soon as we walk away it follows us. This also continued for a while until we tore ourselves away.

I miss my otter friend.
The biggest “dust devil” I’ve ever seen in person in the field across from our home!
Playing our favorite game, Ticket to Ride, with friends.
Our sweet pup, Bullock.
In October I went to spend a few days with a close friend in dark times. She and the roommates brought all the beds into the living room so we could all be together and cry and pray and eat chocolate. It’s what girls do.
Coolest fungi ever!
The most beautiful dragonfly I’ve ever seen!!! It looked fake but I assure you it wasn’t!
Pecans from our tree in the backyard.
Hubby in Birmingham on our road trip to Memphis in November. What a blast!
Me and my best, Sarah Becca.
Our Hubby and Wife pumpkins from the Fall.
Visiting friends for dinner.
Sweet text from my ribcage.
I was extremely proud of my gift wrapping skills this year. You needed a knife or scissors to open everything, but that’s beside the point.
Sarah Becca at our annual New Years Eve camping trip.
A reallllly cool spider web in the morning dew.
A few months ago, Hubby and I flew to Indianapolis to pick up a wicked nice RV to drive back down to FL. It was the fanciest 5 days of our lives.
This is my favorite picture of Luke EVER. I am not exaggerating. EVER! The reason being that this is the way that he looks at me when we’re being us. And I’ve never been able to capture that on film before.
I. Love. This. Man.
Beautiful thread at my friends house. She’s somewhat of a collector.
My dearest, Amie, napping in our front yard. I love her and I love this shot.
For our anniversary, we went and painted pottery! This was my bowl, pre-kiln.
Our sweet little kitchen.
Some of our favorite photo booth pictures with each other and with friends. This sits right by our front door.
A major storm hit RIGHT after we finished planting our garden.
A favorite picture of Hubs and I.
My mama-in-law’s camera from back in the day. Love it!
A fun edit I did on the bed and breakfast we stayed in for Luke’s birthday.
A beautiful barn near our home.
Hubby in a pub in Savannah, GA for my birthday weekend with our best friends.
Our carrots! Who knew the amount of self control needed to grow carrots. I am daily restraining myself from looking to see how they’re doing.
A NASTY storm earlier this week.
One of my three sets of owl salt n’ pepper shakers.
Little Mr. Frog hanging out on our door handle.
Our beloved Fort here in Saint Augustine.
I love where we live! This is the view from the side of our yard.
And I leave you with Bullock’s nose. Cutie.
cheers, ka