So much has changed since I wrote about Anna Stephens when she turned one! She is now 19 months and much more of a toddler than a baby these days, which is exciting and sad all at once. She is learning and growing so much and it is the most fun to watch. We recently … Continue reading Anna Stephens: 1.5 years old!
Easter is still a month away, but let’s chat Easter baskets, because this mama likes to plan ahead! As this is just Anna Stephens’ second Easter, I do not claim to be an expert on any of this, but thought I’d share a few thoughts … I don’t really remember having an Easter basket growing … Continue reading Easter Basket Ideas
We had the best time celebrating our girl turning one! Her party was originally planned for January 22 (3 days after her birthday) ...but Anna Stephens ended up testing positive for COVID on her birthday (not fun!) and Luke and I had it as well, so we had to postpone the party to the next … Continue reading Up Up & Away – It’s Anna Stephens’ 1st Birthday!
I can't believe we have a ONE year old! Anna Stephens is equal parts tender, spunky, determined, and sassy! She keeps us laughing and smiling! Her blue eyes are out of this world beautiful. It melts us how she connects with us and other people…she truly looks in your eyes and smiles or laughs. It … Continue reading Happy 1st Birthday to our babygirl!
Luke and I had the best time in Blowing Rock, NC this past weekend. We took time to rest, explore, reflect and celebrate what the Lord has done the past year and thank Him for helping us survive (and for the most part, thrive) during our first year of parenthood! We do our best to … Continue reading January Retreat: Blowing Rock, NC
It truly has been a very sweet year, with every day except 18 of them including Anna Stephens and I think that is much of the reason this year has been so very special. Our baby girl has brought so much joy and wonder and fun to our lives. We knew we would love her, … Continue reading 2021 in Review
Merry Christmas from the Hamiltons! Sending and receiving Christmas cards is on the top of my favorite Christmas traditions list! Checking the mailbox during December is the most fun and I love seeing pictures and reading updates from our friends and family, near and far. In a digital age, writing letters and sending cards is … Continue reading 2021 Christmas Cards
This past weekend, I had the honor of hosting, along with 3 other lovely ladies, Lindsey’s first bridal shower! It was such a sweet day, filled to the brim with laughter, food, games, and of course gifts 🙂 Lindsey has been my best girl for over half of my life and I would be lost … Continue reading Lindsey’s Bridal Shower