Our Favorite Newborn Items

We got a lot of great gifts & made some really good purchases before Avonlea was born.  Some that I know we will love that we haven’t even used yet since they’ll be for when she’s a little older…but I wanted to share what our favorites are for this stage.  I’ve been keeping a running list […]

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Avonlea Gray Carr

about her arrival | Our Avonlea girl is finally here with us!  She was born on June 29, 2017 at 11:55 p.m.  Nessie predicted weeks ago that she would be born on June 29.  When we got to the hospital, I let the doctors & nurses know they needed to get the show on the road because […]

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Friday Favorites | Vol. 7

moving! | Or rather, having the move over & done with.  We have amazing friends who helped us out SO much this past Saturday.  With their help, Grayson had the moving truck loaded in about an hour & a half, & then a few hours later everything was in our new apartment.  I’ll post some pictures […]

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Friday Favorites | Vol. 5

virtual shower |  Our shower was this past weekend & was so perfect!  We have the greatest family & friends, that they not only bought some great gifts for our girl, but also shipped them all to us!  Can’t wait to move next weekend & really be able to start setting everything up so it’s […]

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Waiting

Have you ever felt like you’re in a season of waiting?  Not that general feeling of hoping for things to come, but the kind of waiting for something you so desire that it’s practically all you can think about? The first time I remember feeling that was towards the end of college.  I started applying for jobs, […]

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Friday Favorites | Vol. 3

provision | We found out last week that we aren’t going to be able to stay in our current house as long as we had hoped.  Just the way to make panic set in.  After about an hour of “we’re going to be homeless with a newborn” thoughts, the peace settled in & it wasn’t the […]

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Mother’s Day?

We celebrate with joy this Mother’s Day, just seven(ish) weeks away from holding our baby girl. But with that celebration, I also look back on last Mother’s Day.  Not so much joy.  We were about 8 weeks past letting go of our dreams for our first baby, & learning that we would not meet that […]

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