August 14, 2018.Reading time 17 minutes.
Hello friends – and those newcomers to my blog who may stumble upon this post. I have a very specific request for a very special and heart-wrenching reason. This post centers on a family many in the blogosphere know about or have heard of. Some (like me!) may have followed the Mom, April, and her […]
July 27, 2018.Reading time 5 minutes.
Eunice “Boots” Worthington Brandt Jones, born June 9, 1930, in Birmingham, Ala., died Saturday, June 9, 2018, at home on her 88th birthday. She was the daughter of Adolph Sternberg Brandt and Eunice Cecile Worthington Brandt. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Addison Jones III (Jimmy), and survived by her two children, James […]
July 20, 2018.Reading time 3 minutes.
I haven’t shared it on the blog here but my Grandmama passed away on her 88th birthday in June. While I was somewhat prepared or at least aware of the likelihood of her passing, the fact that it wasn’t a chronic illness or long term disease, but actually an untreatable medical issue that many consider […]
July 6, 2018.Reading time 4 minutes.
This post contains affiliate links. Hey all! I hope everyone enjoyed their 4th of July holiday. Yesterday the 5th was M’s birthday, so we went to the Virginia Museum of Fine Art (“VMFA”) to see their Napoleon exhibition and then briefly stopped in Carytown so I could get a couple of his last minute gifts […]
June 25, 2018.Reading time 7 minutes.
This post contains affiliate links. 9 months old Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, our sweet little nugget of a firstborn turned 9 months old! When we took her in to the pediatrician, we were actually headed to my parents for the Christmas holiday. I was a little crestfallen by her stats, but the Pediatrician was great […]
June 24, 2018.Reading time 9 minutes.
Margaret at eight months, taken on November 22, 2017 This post contains affiliate links We started the month by celebrating Halloween with our sweet little girl, her first outside the womb, and since she is too small for trick-or-treating we had fun dolling her up in this sweet Halloween outfit: Her outfit was from Toys […]
May 26, 2018.Reading time 13 minutes.
This post contains affiliate links. I feel like she is just so joyful and ready to leap off the page here! All legs still, sweet girl. Laying on a Aden + Anais muslin swaddle blanket (similar here and here). With Fall in full swing, we had a busy agenda for several weeks as we approached […]
May 24, 2018.Reading time 14 minutes.
This post contains affiliate links. By the time our sweet baby girl turned six months old, we had the travel-and-outings-with-baby routine down. During that sixth month we did our first long vacation with my family… Similar swimsuit here and here. …to the Outer Banks which you all know is almost a second […]
May 16, 2018.Reading time 9 minutes.
This post contains affiliate links. Margaret at 5 months. She’s at a stage where she doesn’t want to stay put – she wants to lunge forward when I do these posed yet candid photos with her for her monthly update pics – I love those stickers – hers are iron-on but here is a sweet […]
April 26, 2018.Reading time 8 minutes.
Baby MCVA – July 22, 2017 This post will include affiliate links. Our sweet girl has reached four months of age at the time of this photo – so July 22, 2017. She loved being propped up on my Boppy nursing pillow at this point, sitting up with some support behind her and playing […]