Pumpkin Patch Fun

Yesterday, Jack and I visited my mom and went to Country Pumpkins in Caledonia, Mississippi. We took Jack there last year to make pictures when he was just 3 months old. It's amazing what a difference a year makes. This year, Jack loved looking at the pumpkins and playing on the huge fall-themed playground. He…

Pumpkin Pancakes

Despite the fact that it still feels like summer down here, I'm ready for all the fall flavors, especially pumpkin! I finally opened my first can of pumpkin of the season and whipped up these pumpkin pancakes! They're fluffy and full of pumpkin spice and the perfect way to start a fall morning! Ingredients: 1…

Hello, October!

Most of the time, I love living in Alabama, but in the early days of fall, when people from other parts of the country are pulling on sweaters and picking apples and drinking cider and it's still 90 degrees here, I get a little bit jealous. Fall is my absolute favorite season. I love the…

A Real Rest

Other than our recent weekend trip to Fairhope (you can find a recap of our weekend here), my life has not really felt very blog-worthy lately. Jeff and I are both working long hours and then coming home to mounds of laundry and long to-do lists and a toddler who never stops moving. We are…

Hello, September!

Hello, friends! It has been quite a while since I've posted anything, but this month I am hoping to get back into a regular routine of posting at least a few times a week. Here's what we've been up to lately (detailed posts to come soon): In July, we moved into Jeff's grandparents' house and…

Arkansas Family Vacation

Jack has been busy marking new states off his bucket list this summer! Last week, we went to Tennessee and Georgia, and a few weeks before that, we traveled to Arkansas for a family reunion where Jack got to meet all of his Arkansas and Missouri cousins. Jack is becoming a pretty good little car…

Georgia Mountain Vacation

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Family Day in Chattanooga

We spent this weekend in the mountains with family, and we stopped in Chattanooga on our way home to spend a little time checking out the city. We visited some local shops and then walked across the bridge, which was really fun and had some beautiful views. A very nice stranger offered to take a…