What a year……

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It is hard to believe it has been a year since I have last posted.  My blogging sabbatical is officially over.   Thank you for the kind emails and comments, and for those who haven’t given up on this blog.  :)  I have missed the creative aspect of blogging, but even more so I have missed the people I have met along the way.  It has been quite a year.  A year dedicated to our family.  We welcomed our son Micah to the family in March.  Here we are with Hannah right after his arrival.
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We waited five years to have another baby, and this time around I have known better.  With Hannah I felt there would always be “more time”, and there never was.  I know I will blink and Micah will no longer be an infant.  All of the clichés are true for a reason.  This time is fleeting.  I want to savor and enjoy every moment I can while he is a baby.
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So we have snuggled, and cuddled.
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Spent as much time as we can with our families.   
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Laughed and played.
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We enjoyed the summer together, knowing it was the last three months of having them both home before Hannah started school.
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Hannah started kindergarten this fall.
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Josh and I are both trying to volunteer as much time as we can at her elementary school.
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I have been doing freelance design work that has been a blast, I can’t wait to share pictures with you.  I was also working exclusively with an art gallery in downtown Dallas before I got pregnant.  I took time away from the studio because I didn’t want to chance exposure to any chemicals.  I thought I was just going to just jump back into the studio as soon as Micah was born – HA!  Turns out, I have a really hard time putting him down.  ;)
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With Hannah in school, and Micah starting to develop more of a routine, I am going to try to post regularly. I have plenty of projects to share, as well as some exciting news.


The Harrisons said…
Welcome back! Micah is a doll! And what a sweet girl Hannah is growing up to be! Can't wait to see what awesome projects you've been up to.
Frugal Jen said…
Congrats and glad to see you back!
Hehehe your post popped up in my reader and I thought hum that blog name sounds familiar but I couldn’t for the life of me remember the blog. Then I saw your header and it all came back to me. Glad you and your family are doing well and that you are rejoining the blogging world! Can’t wait to see what all you’ve been up to. Congratulations on the new addition. He is adorable. Love his pretty baby blues!

Kendra aka “Domestic Princess in Training”
so good to see you and your family are doing so well! I was just revisiting the other day to get inspiration for fall decorating, but who am I kidding.. I have new babies at home, too. Still have my spring wreath on my door HA
Looking forward to seeing you around blogland.. and Congrats on your beautiful family!
Anonymous said…
what a cutie! no wonder you have been gone! so glad your back! cant wait to see what you do!
Rhonda said…
Welcome back! Your family is beautiful.
Janna said…
Im so glad you're back. I've missed reading your blog. Micah is adorable.
I had to do a double take...then another one! ha! sooooo glad your back! Congrats to you and your family, and yes enjoy every minute :) looking forward to what you have in store.
Congratulations and welcome back !
Welcome back! I've been checking regularly and am so excited to see what you've been up to. Micah is a beautiful boy. Glad you have enjoyed Hannah and Micah this summer. Have missed your creativity! Looking forward to your coming posts.

astr!d said…
beautiul babies! and im so soo SOOOO glad youre back!!!
Theresa said…
Congrats on the new addition to your family. So glad to see you back, really enjoy all your projects, you have an amazing creative talent for creating. Please share more details on how you did the kitchen cabinets, want to try this in my kitchen. Also, looking forward to more of your projects. Happy Thanksgiving to your family!
It's Just Me said…
Congrats on your newest addition. I must say that you have been missed but I can't wait to see what you have planned for us in the future : )
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Anonymous said…
Abby and Tagg finished up their last game of spring soccer. The weather in the spring is always an adventure! Abby's team for the last two years is now finished as everyone will have to choose between the competitive league or the rec league. Tryouts for competitive are May 31 so we'll see what happens for Abby then! Brad did a great job co-coaching Tagg's team. Tagg has decided to play flag football in the fall so I think Brad can retire his coach's shirt!
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Carolyn said…
Love your blog! Looking forward to more pics of your beautiful home and wonderful decor ideas and tips! Thanks so much for sharing!

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