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Feb 27, 2015




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Caycee Hewitt


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// With each week that passes I see Carson growing from a little boy into a little man.  It’s breaking this mama’s heart and I am finding myself wishing for summer just so I can see him more (someone please remind me of this mid-summer when I want to pull my hair out).  Kindergarten is no joke, he is gone all day, and when he comes home he is so tired.  Sometimes when I hear him talk, I am shocked to hear all the things he already knows (not in a bad way, but in a “oh my goodness, he’s so smart kinda of way”).  He already has girlfriends, yes that’s right, girlfriends as in plural.  He has also already been, in his words, “dumped”….are you kidding me!?!?  Ahh, I am so not ready for the girlfriends stage.  I know this is only pretend puppy love right now, but I feel like it’s a glimpse of what’s to come.  All this to say, I make sure every morning before school when he is still sound asleep, I quietly slip into his bed, pull him close to me, and wrap my arms around him and whisper in is ear how much I love him and how very proud I am of him.  He usually rolls over with his semi-stinky morning breath (it’s not grown man stinky quite yet) and his response is, “I love you too mom, but do I still have time to play my DS?”.  Haha….I always respond with, “Yes buddy, you still have time, but can you snuggle with mama just a little longer?”.  He always gives me his little half smile and nods his head.  It’s my favorite time, it’s our time, and I am going to treasure it for as long as he will let me.

 // I feel like I am slowly becoming the crazy flower lady.  I guess it could be worse, I could be the crazy cat lady;) Oh hell, I hope I didn’t just offend any cat lovers!  I am not sure what it is about fresh flowers, but they make me insanely happy, which is so funny because when I was younger I remember how much my mom loved them and I always thought that was so silly and a complete waste.  These days, the older I get, the more I love them.  They really just seem to brighten up a room like nothing else.  I usually pick mine up on Tuesdays at Harris Teeter because thats’s the day they get their delivery (kinda sad I know that right).  The prices aren’t bad either, three bunches for $15.00, plus they have the most gorgeous selection!  In the picture below I hit the jackpot…these bad boys were 75% off and I couldn’t resist grabbing a few (or maybe 45:).  Do you girls love fresh flowers as much as I do or could you care less and think they are a waste? 
// These adorable Sperry Top-Sider shoes are marked 40% off!!  I have NEVER seen these marked that low!  I knew they would be perfect for Easter and all summer long so I grabbed Carson a pair yesterday.  Plus, I am loving the fact that they slip on and do not tie….so much easier for him to slip on and off.

Speaking of Easter, I picked up this adorable bloomer set for Taylor.  Yes, my tiny little bean can still wear 18-24 months in certain brands.  That being said, Mini Boden does run extremely large.  This set is also available in more sizes here
// I am pretty much in shock over how good the new arrivals are at Express!  I am in love with this pineapple print blouse.  You must check out this flamingo one as well (just ignore the terrible skirt they paired it with). 

// I want to get beg my daddy and Todd to build Taylor a playhouse for her birthday.  I would not be upset in the least if it looked just like this one!!  How stinking precious is this!?!?!

// Technically this is ‘Six on Friday’, but ecards are the best ever.  Plus, who couldn’t use a good Friday laugh! 

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  1. Haha, those Ecards!! My daughter starts kindergarten in the Fall, I'm not ready and get so sad when I think about her not being with me all day – even though I do want to pull my hair out! And you know I'm borderline crazy flower lady too, so I understand you completely ;). Have a great weekend!!

  2. Love these posts! Girl, that playhouse is AMAZING! I love flowers too and want to go to a class on how to arrange them!!!!

  3. Those morning cuddles are the best and so special! Loving the pineapple print and that playhouse is amazing, wow! My little SJ would never leave… x

  4. Unknown says:

    aww girlfriends in kindergarten?! that is too cute. i love flowers but i like it when they are planted outdoors bc they last so much longer! that and i hate throwing away dead flowers :/ have a great weekend! xo jillian

  5. I LOVE fresh flowers! I buy them every week. Trader joes is usually my go to. They make a room feel so happy to me!!

  6. I love fresh flowers in every room of our house, too. They make me happy! Definitely worth spending money on them every week. 🙂 Love that house for the kids- so fun and lots of memories there!

  7. Fresh flowers each week for me too. I usually always buy lilies but have started to branch out a bit with carnations and daffodils, we are desperate for any sign of spring over here in England ha! Love that playhouse. Have a lovely weekend x

  8. What a sweet moment that you get to share with your little one each morning! I love my fresh blooms too, I love having them spread across our home! Xo, Stephanie


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