hello monday {link-up}

hello monday By October 24, 2011 25 Comments

hello busy david–who has been into everything this weekend!

hello banging pots and pans, slamming cupboards and breaking dishes. david’s been busy. {oh and sending emails too}

hello school–this mama needs a break!

hello leaves turning

hello pumpkins and sunflowers

hello cooler weather?? i’m really hoping we say goodbye to this heatwave.

hello happy shadows {matthias and i ran errands on saturday morning}

hello taco stack-up for dinner tonight

hello monday–i have a feeling it’s going to be a fabulous week!

what are you saying hello to on this fine october monday? leave a comment, or better yet, link up your blog post in the comments section.


hello monday {link-up}

hello monday By October 17, 2011 27 Comments

hello weeds popping up in our garden

hello lots of folded laundry {time to start putting it away}

hello scrambled eggs with cheese and morning coffee

hello happy, colorful hand soap

hello target down the street that’s way too tempting. waaaaay too tempting.

hello pumpkin spice candle making the house smell like fall

hello little birdie and my open circle bracelet

hello nana’s coming for a visit this week!

hello making a trip to our favorite mexican restaurant in morro bay

hello heat wave starting to subside

hello shorter days and waking up to dark skies

hello monday–let’s take it nice and slow. and maybe have a second cup of coffee.

what are you saying hello on the first day of this brand new week? link up in the comments section, too!


hello monday {link up}

hello monday By October 10, 2011 29 Comments

hello new week {with menu planned and grocery shopping already done!}

hello blue fall sky and warm fall sun

hello boots and sundresses {it’s supposed to be in the 80’s this week}

hello picking out halloween costumes {this year looks like ben 10}

hello mini pumpkins and gourds

hello homemade applesauce and pumpkin spice lattes

hello baby love {this sweet girl belongs to my friend nicole}

hello sprucing up the house and adding in yellow and orange

hello wishing i was more organized–and thinking i need to take two days and get this house in order!

hello darling vintage shop in san luis obispo–can’t wait to show you more pics

hello preparing for a big meeting next week

hello catching up with email–seriously i’m trying!

hello getting out toys, cleaning them out, getting out more toys, and cleaning them up

hello BLT wraps with avocado and chipotle dressing for dinner tonight

hello monday! it’s going to be a productive week–i can just feel it!

what are you saying hello to on this brand new monday? link up in the comments and i’ll hop over and say hi!


hello monday {link up}

family, hello monday By October 3, 2011 17 Comments

hello sunflowers

hello sunshine

hello fall–it’s finally offical!

hello pumpkin patch

hello silly kids running from the ‘haunted jail’

hello gourds and leaves and a miniature donkey

hello hay

hello exploring with daddy

hello making difficult decisions–which pumpkins to pick?!

hello bright orange and burnt red

hello cousins and auntie and being together

hello wishing for cooler weather

hello work and email and lots of ideas

hello to do list that goes on and on

hello monday, i’m inspired! are you?

what are you saying hello to on this bright, fall monday? blogging a hello monday post? link up in the comments and i’ll hop over!


hello monday {link up}

hello monday By September 26, 2011 15 Comments

Hello driving back from LA

Hello meeting new friends at blog sugar

Hello messy house that needs some serious attention

Hello star of the week (matthias is the star in his 2nd grade class this week!)

Hello fall (it’s officially begun!)

Hello new week, I’m not quite ready for you yet!

What are you saying hello to on this brand new Monday morning?


hello monday {link-up}

hello monday By September 19, 2011 16 Comments

hello disco powered batman {matthias’ creativity at work}

hello toys everywhere and just letting it be

hello david deciding to climb everything in sight–on to chairs, tables and the fireplace hearth

hello friends who are literally growing up with my kids–so fun

hello last minute photos session and capturing some great moments

hello bare feet and warm fall afternoons

hello cute fall table setting and pancakes and coffee {yum}

hello lingering around the table as long as possible

hello still going strong on the south beach diet {except for a little slip up here and there}

hello magical weeds waiting to be wished on

hello trying to get in to the doctor’s office today {i’m still not feeling well}

hello, wait what day it is? oh yeah, monday! i’m gonna need a lot more coffee today.

what are you saying hello to on this brand new monday morning?

{link up in the comments below and i’ll hop over to your hello monday post!}


hello monday {link-up!}

hello monday By September 12, 2011 11 Comments

hello crow sitting on a branch and making it look like fall

hello wishing our local pumpkin patch was open {we have to wait a few weeks still}

hello cooler weather and getting ready for sweaters

hello to editing photos from a day exploring savannah {more on that soon}

hello to reflecting on some amazing conversations at hilton head

hello being home and doing laundry and grocery shopping

hello fun DIY project i’ll share soon {involving the above flats}

hello clearing out the clutter in our kitchen. i’m getting motivated!

hello dreaming and scheming of fun ideas for celebrating fall and winter

hello missing incredible sunsets, sweet friends and lazy days

hello home–i missed my boys terribly! it’s so good to cuddle them {until i leave for the creative connection in a couple days}

hello monday it’s going to be a crazy-get-it-done week!

join us for hello monday–link up in the comments section!

what are you saying hello to today?


hello monday {link-up, too!}

hello monday By September 5, 2011 36 Comments

hello horse painted like a union jack and making me miss england

hello lots of photos still to be edited from our trip

hello wishing summer had lasted just a little bit longer

hello pretty flowers with so much detail

hello getting inspired to re-do our porch and plant some new blooms

hello warm fall days and cool fall nights

hello noisy {but beautiful} swans

hello finally feeling caught up from our trip {almost} and getting ready to leave for a trip tomorrow!

hello to a fabulous one-day sale in the shop–make sure you check your email!

hello to a holiday and sleeping in

hello to a weekend with great friends and laughing and eating together

hello monday! it’s going to be a great week!

link up in the comments section and i’ll hop over and say hello to you!

what are you saying hello to on this sunny monday morning?


the meaning of being ‘real’ {new beginnings with lisa leonard}

hello monday By August 29, 2011 16 Comments

hello friends! next monday i am planning a link-up for hello monday! so get your posts ready and be prepared to link up!

hello moth perched on a glass chicken head {captured at the flea market}

hello still glowing from time with sisters this weekend

hello inspiration–my head is filled with some new ideas

hello paper mache goat head

hello random, silly photos and laughing and laughing

hello honesty and sharing and being real with each other

hello iced coffee that i am loving every morning these days

hello getting into the school year and feeling so excited about what this year holds

hello email and mail and catching up

hello monday! it’s going to be a productive week–i can feel it!

what are you saying hello at the beginning of this sparkly new week?


hello monday

adventures, family, hello monday By August 22, 2011 13 Comments

hello wide open fields and playground with a beautiful church in the background

hello uncle lee {who has been willing to wrestle and rough and tumble with matthias day after day}

hello running and red cheeks and out of breath

hello lots of time with cousins

hello playing and laughing {and maybe a little fussing}

hello new bonds that have been made and will last a lifetime

hello taking an afternoon to not sight-see but sit around and sip coffee

hello lazy day

hello much needed break

hello david–exploring and doing new things every day

hello sweet smile that melts my heart

hello to being flexible in a different country {david has been a champ!}

hello to taking lots and lots of pictures

and editing lots and lots of pictures

and wanting to remember these sweet days

hello to our last full day in england

hello to packing up and getting ready to go

hello to missing home but feeling so sad to go!

what are you saying hello to on this sweet monday morning?