Saturday, January 24, 2015

Before the painters got here.

We've been living in our new house since the 2nd of this month, even though we closed at the end of November. Due to the busy holiday season, Sean only had one day off per week from Thanksgiving to Christmas Day so he didn't want to use his one day off per week to move which was understandable. So we decided we'll move in after the New Year. The day I took these pictures I was rushing because a few days later the painters would be here and I wouldn't have any of the "before the painters got here" pictures. We also bought the stools that way we would have somewhere to sit when we visited the house since all of our furniture was still at the apartment.

Please ignore the random stuff on our counters and the fireplace. Sean grabbed the easiest things from our apartment to put in the house to make it a little more "homey". Sometimes the things he does makes me laugh so hard because the stuff he grabbed was our photo wedding album, one of our table numbers for the wedding, our wedding guest book and an album my little sister gave to us the day of our bridal shower. He also picked a picture frame that has the two of us entering our reception rocking out. I guess he loves our wedding? Ha.

I only took pictures of the rooms that we painted. The painters painted the kitchen, dining area, living room and bathroom. We painted the hallway. I want to paint the second bathroom but for right now we're leaving it the way it is. Maybe one very quiet weekend I'll just get on it.

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I'll love to say that everything is unpacked and looking fabulous here, but that is not the case.
It is definitely going to be a slow and steady wins the race kinda thing.
But I'm OK with that.

I hope you all have wonderful weekends! xoxo♥

Monday, January 19, 2015

Noa's Ark Birthday Party ♥

I can’t believe that my niece is 2 years old. It is crazy to me how quickly time is flying. The fact that she is talking and holding conversations kinda weirds me out ;). But seriously, she really seems like a little girl vs. a little baby now. The difference from her 1st birthday party to this recent one is astounding. I love the fact that I am going to see her grow into the wonderful person I know she is already.

My sister Emma is very creative when it comes to throwing parties. This year it was Noa’s Ark. Noa is a lover of animals which is the cutest thing! So that was the theme. There were stuffed animals everywhere, zebra print balloons, and Emma went even farther to ask all females to wear hair bows and for the males to wear bowties. I’m sure you know the story of Noah’s Ark so I won’t go into that further. But it was really cute!

Alrighty, enough of my babbling. I’m sure you just want to see pictures.

If you can't tell, I really thought the cake was gorgeous.
It was super delicious too!

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There was a kids table with bubbles, crayons and coloring books.
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She was eyeing the cupcakes. She reached out for one. And then got caught by mama. It was so fun to watch!
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