More Mermaids

June 13, 2017 Leslie Simmmons 0

So, the mermaid birthday party thing….it all started when I saw the most adorable mermaid plates and tablecloth in Pottery Barn Kids.  “Hey, Livi, do you want to have a mermaid party this year?”  Of course she did!  Addie was just a couple months old and I knew I didn’t have the time to go […]

Capturing Play Day

June 13, 2017 Leslie Simmmons 0

I always look forward to Tuesdays.  No preschool, no activities, no work, just a day to do whatever we want.  Typically, I try to catch up on laundry and the girls play dress-up – do you see where this is going? In some of my journaling for yesterday, I wrote: “On Tuesdays, I am so […]

Our Ordinary Moments

June 13, 2017 Leslie Simmmons 0

And while it takes courage to achieve greatness, it takes more courage to find fulfillment in being ordinary. For the joys that last have little relationship to achievement, to standing one step higher on the victory platform. What is the adventure in being ordinary? It is daring to love just for the pleasure of giving […]

My To-Do List

June 13, 2017 Leslie Simmmons 0

I like lists.  A lot.  I like making lists.  I like crossing things off my lists.  I really like to add things that I have already finished to my current lists, just so that I can cross them off.  I have all kinds of lists titled with all kinds of subjects.  Indoor Projects. Outdoor Projects.  […]

Cutie Patootie

June 13, 2017 Leslie Simmmons 0

When I saw Megan’s ruffle bumsie a little while back, I knew I had to pick up a package of white onesies and perfect my ruffling technique.  I used her tutorial and serged each side of three 1.5-inch strips of fabric leftover from the aprons.  On my sewing machine, I increased the stitch length and […]

Sneaky Peeks

June 13, 2017 Leslie Simmmons 0

The countdown to this cutie pie’s party is on.  I thought you might enjoy some sneak peeks at the party plans. party hat party dress (you knew there would be ruffles) party shoes sisters’ party attire It is going to be a lovely day. <!– –>

and then there was cake…

June 13, 2017 Leslie Simmmons 0

Happy Birthday my sweet sweet baby girl! She wasn’t too sure about that cake at first, but grew to love it. We are partied out!  I am excited to share some more pictures from the party this week!  <!– –>

Boys Night Out

June 13, 2017 Leslie Simmmons 0

  To the moms out there – Do the words “Boys Night Out” make you freak out a little?  It makes for just about the longest day ever, right?  That early evening, pre-dinner hour hits and you know that your backup is not going to walk through the door no matter how long you hide in the pantry […]