Carter Beach Trip

A couple weeks ago we went down to Destin for a few days with my family.  We are so lucky to have great friends who let us stay at their condo there! Avonlea has seen the beach before when we lived in California (I’m sure she remembers…) & here since Grayson’s dad lives in Jacksonville […]

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Avonlea’s 1st Birthday Party

Avonlea’s 1st birthday party was just what I wanted.  While I’d love to have allll of our people, we both have big families & everyone is rather spread out, so we’ll have to continue the celebration as long as need be with extended family.  But we had just our parents, grandparents, & a few friends, […]

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Avonlea’s First Easter

The happiest 1st Easter! May we never miss an opportunity to tell this sweet girl about a Jesus who died for us all, but would have done it just for her. A Jesus who is real & personal & here. A Jesus who defeated death once & for all so that we might know rescue […]

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Avonlea’s First Christmas

Our first Christmas “back home” was just what we wanted.  We got to go to Grayson’s parents’ & mine.  We were gone for about 10 days, making the rounds.  A long time for Avonlea to be out of her routine & away from home, but she did great & bounced right back into a good […]

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California to Georgia!

1 moving truck & 2 cars. 1 cat, 1 baby, & 6 adults. 1 National Park. 4 time zones. 5 hotels. 10 states. 2,808 miles. I was so scared of this move.  The days & days & days in the car with Avonlea, especially after she decided right before we left that she hates being […]

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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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Girls’ Visit!

These two got to come for a visit during Mama’s spring break! We had a busy weekend seeing a bit of the city, & then driving down the coast. I was able to take off work on Monday so we could have a shopping day!  We got manicures & went shopping for an Easter Dress […]

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