Crossposted from my Jenny Hooks Photography blog. 🙂 Last Fall, I discovered a beautiful gem of a location called The Ivy Place, just a few minutes from my house. Just 15 miles south of the bustling Ballantyne area of Charlotte in Lancaster, SC, it is tucked away from the world, but easy to find and… Read More Picking Strawberries at The Ivy Place
Moon dough. All over Pinterest. Seriously hundreds of pins about it. I assumed that it was going to be moldable and similar in texture to Play-Doh, based on some of the photos I’d seen, but it was more like a crumbly, silky powder. It was lots of fun, but not nearly as moldable as I’d… Read More Making Moon Dough
This post actually pains me to write. Don’t get me wrong; we had a gorgeous and wonderful day. I thought I was coming home with a memory card full of gorgeous and wonderful photos to document it. Whenever we have an outing where I take my camera, I always love to scan through the photos… Read More Earth Day and a Photography Lesson
Tonight, I walked over to Peanut to put her into her swing on the swingset, and she showed me some white goo on the tip of her finger. She said to me, “yag-oo” (yogurt) as she held up her finger for me to see. I looked at her finger, looked at the swing, and there… Read More Yagoo.
The Captain is out for gaming on Thursday nights, and I’m with the girls throughout dinner, bathtime, and bedtime (someday I’ll write a post about how much I admire single parents who do this routine alone every single night.) A few weeks ago on my solo Thursday night, Peanut fell asleep in her bed by… Read More Tonight, this happened.