Is it Fall yet?

I have a slight obsession with pumpkins, pumpkin spice lattes, Ohio State Football and pretty much anything else that happens in fall. For the last 6 years I have worked at the United Way where the fall was our busy season, so I am learning to enjoy the fall now that I am not longer working.I know it’s still in the 90s right now but I guess I am wishful for the cooler temps to be headed our way, so I have been on a crazy fall crafting kick.

Just a little Ohio State football love for this southern home.

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A little rustic pumpkins for the table.
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And of course a picture of the little man. 2014-08-09 15.35.37 


Kasyn’s First Birthday

Wow, I took a little time off from blogging. Well since I forgot to tell you all we had a baby, let’s just skip right to his first birthday.

I think I missed my calling on being a kids birthday party planner or I just had way too much fun putting together a party for our little man. We celebrated at our house and invited way too many just enough people and it was worth every moment of craziness. Although staying withing budget was always in the back of my mind; I’m sure we all had a great time! We had a balloon wreath, yummy chocolate cupcakes, custom banners and lots of food.

Here are a few pictures from the party, enjoy my friends!

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A view into our world

Since I have taken a few months (maybe a year) off of blogging I figured I would just let the pictures speak for themselves.


Last Summer

We joined a co-op this summer and I have loved getting a basket each week. I love the challenge of getting new foods each work to figure out how to cook it.

I shot my first gun

My “new” orange chair that I saved from going to the trash at my grandmas house

A different view of the lawn

New bricks in the front

Braves Game… this seat were amazing.

Braves Game… this seat were amazing.

We hosted a small group party at our house and I of course had to have a ice cream bar.

I love our house

You are the only Ten I see

I love getting to see April in Knoxville every year, I look forward to the few short hours every summer.

A little beer tasting to keep us cool this past summer

Mustache fun

Mustache fun

Anthro Inspried Necklace

I know I mentioned before but I have a love affair with Pinterest! I love crafty projects and it’s a great way to try out new projects.

I found this pin and knew I had to do something similar.

Here is my necklace!

I am still up in the air on if I want to paint it or not!

Let me hear your thoughts?

No more lost socks

I found this on Pinterest (Hi my name is Kelly and I am addicted to Pinterest)

Of course, I sent this picture to Matt so we could add to our project list.If I forgot to tell you all I have a fantastic husband who goes along with most of my crazy project ideas.

It was a very simple project, 1 piece of wood and 3 brackets. I tried to make the project more difficult by losing a screw under the washer.

What do you think?


Matt and I have a date on every other Sunday. We try to be intentional about always dating each other because it’s simply that important to us.

So, Matt’s friend Brian took his kids there a while back and told him all about it. Since we live so close Matt had mentioned several times that he’d love to see it for himself, so I planned a surprise date to take him there!

Matt has no idea where we are going

I provided him with a turn by turn directions to keep the mystery going as long as possible. Of course when started seeing the signs for the Tellus Science Museum he had it figured out!


We went through all 3 exhibits including fossils, science of the future and minerals.


Petrified Wood

Matt went into space

I joined him

I just think he is so cute

T-rex is kinda big

My husband is HOT

The grounds are stunning at Tellus so I took pictures of flowers