Friday, November 6, 2015

Halloween 2014 + 2015

One of the biggest things I missed was not having this blog as a time capsule of sorts. Not having our fun and adventurous times on here from the past year means I can't look back on them days to visually remember and smile. Though I'm sure I have pictures from all of those times that I will eventually update our yearly photo books with, it makes me a little sad knowing they are not on the blog. 

A major event from 2014 + 2015 that the blog didn't get an update on (hello favorite Holiday) is Halloween. Hands down my favorite holiday, coming in close with Thanksgiving. I love being able to dress up and seeing the kids dress up, I've always had a soft spot for Halloween. The ability to for one night be someone you're not, to be a princess until the clock strikes midnight. Too cheesy? Probably. 

2014 : Mary Poppins, Bert and our adorable penguin!

I don't know about you but my heart gets giddy when I hear the word Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. Can you spell that without googling it? Nerd alert, I can. Obsessed. Even KC was a good sport, and ow ow, he made a handsome young Dick Van Dyke. Double nerd alert, did you know Mary Poppins was first a book series by P. L. Travers? A little history lesson, there are 8 books in the series, and P.L. Travers hated the movie version, so much that during the premier she left the showing in tears. The books are much more dark and less like the Julie Andrews edition. 

2015 : Batman, Robin and Catwoman 

This year was super fun because Wyatt is three and got to pick out his own costume. He's currently obsessed with the Scooby-Doo with Batman and Robin movie. He watches it almost every single night before going to bed, with the occasional Scooby-Doo movie (1&2). 

He originally wanted to be Daphne from Scooby-Doo; momma vetoed that costume [he doesn't understand]. Then he seen Robin, he instantly started saying he wanted to be Robin. When I asked him if he would rather be Batman, he replied "No, I be Robin and daddy be Batman". Just like that, KC and Wyatt had Halloween costumes and they were freakin' adorable. Duh, momma didn't want to be left out so we snagged a Catwoman costume last minute for me and wham bam we were the Bat family. 

After telling KC's family what we were going as, they quickly jumped on board and joined in on our reindeer games. We had Scarecrow, Harley Quinn, The Joker, Catwoman, Robin, Batman, Poison Ivy, and Bane. This year has definitely been our best Halloween yet; it was so much fun! 
Next year is going to hard to top this years Halloween. I love that Wyatt is at the age now that he can decide for himself what he wants to be. I love my family so much and feel so incredibly thankful for them every single day. I truly believe I have hit the jackpot in life. I'm so incredibly blessed. 

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

I haven't blogged since 2014... #sorryimnotsorry

Hi guys! Golly jeepers, my last blog post was in July 2014... it's November 2015! To say time has flown is the understatement of the century. I cannot believe it's been over a year since my last post and honestly the suuuuper long break has been fantastic. Although I did miss blogging and having it as an outlet, I didn't miss the anxiety I felt when I would go weeks without posting. Thinking to myself that I HAD to post something.

Over the past year [I cannot get over it's already been a year!] so much has happened! From Army promotions, being transferred to a different unit, two different job changes, one career change, KC going back to school, Wyatt turning THREE, dedications, baptisms, home improvements, anniversaries, birthdays, buying a new car, three vacations, etc. So much fun was had and so many memories were made this past year; and although I don't have blog posts about all of the crazy adventures we went on I feel like I was focused on my family and eliminated a lot of stress by not worrying about if I scheduled a post on my blog.

I'm not going to make any promises saying I'm back for good or even tell y'all that I'll post weekly. My plan right now is to ease myself back into this crazy blogging world; to have this blog as an outlet for myself again to document what is going on in my families lives and to possibly put a smile on one persons face.

Current mindset: quality over quantity.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Cincinnati Blate!

Ahhh! Y'all, Tuesday night was epic. 
Eighteen, yes 18, Cincinnati Bloggers got together for a huge blate and it was fantastic! 
I am still so thrilled that I'm apart of this not-so-little group! I got to meet familiar faces that I feel like I've known forever and some brand new ones. 
Can you believe that there are even more ladies that couldn't join us Tuesday night?
Cincinnati is the place to be, ladies.

 Back row : Whitney Sarah | Brittany | Heather | Liz | Emily | Brittany
Middle row : Elisa | Katie | Ashley | Jessica | Erin | Emma
Front row : Meredith | Jax | Allison | Kayla | Me

 Kayla | Me | Erin
I cannot even tell you how excited I was to meet Erin and Kayla! I have followed both of their blogs for so long and I'm SO happy to have finally met them in person! They are both just as sweet in 'real life' as they are on their blogs. Thank you for genuinely being yourself! 

Kayla, you're probably the sweetest person I have ever met. I loved talking with you about our lives and how we aren't ashamed to be young and married. 22 year old married women can have fun too, yo!

Erin, you are one of my all time favorite bloggers. You have such a kind heart and I just adore you! I'm so happy for you and your sister on the official adoption and thank you for sharing pictures of your precious niece. I can tell how ecstatic you all are! I love that you're originally from my hometown and that we actually know (at least) one mutual person outside of blogging. Yay, we're actual in real life friends now!

 Ashley | Me | Heather
I actually went to high school with both of these ladies and they're freakin' hilarious! I don't think I've laughed that hard in a while. Thank you for making the drive down and back so incredibly entertaining, I can't wait to hang out with you both again. Of course next time we'll have to add Cayden and Wyatt to the mix.

 Allison | Heather | Ashley | Me
Allison, I am SO, so happy to have finally met you! I have loved following your blog over the years and I'm so happy to consider you a friend. I hope you and your husband enjoy seeing the Mary Poppins play, I can't wait to hear all about it! You are one of the cutest pregnant ladies I have ever seen; and I can't wait to see little Aiden! I pray that God continues to bless you and your family in all that you do.
Katie | Sarah
Jessica | Jax
Katie, ecks! I have followed your blog for wayyy longer than I've blogged myself and I was thrilled to finally meet you! How is it possible that you're even sweeter than I imagined?! Thank you for not judging me for how giddy I was over meeting you! Also, please share your secrets on how fabulous you look after having Miss Charlie?! No, seriously, I need to know the secret. Isagenix?

Sarah, I was stoked to meet you! I didn't realize how tall you were though! I mean, I know I'm short and all but dang, why aren't you a model again? For our next blate PLEASE bring Floyd. :)

Jessica, this was my first time being introduced to you and your blog; I'm so glad you picked the seat next to mine! Congratulations on your one month of marriage! I'm so excited to start following your blog and getting to know you better. 

Jax, it was so nice meeting you, I'm so glad that you sat across from me and that we were able to talk. You are SO sweet, and seriously gorgeous! I wish we could have chatted more. And, I'm totally serious about doing a combined photo shoot with you and Kayla

Whitney, Brittany, Liz, Brittany, Elisa, Emma, and Meredith, I'm so sorry we didn't get to talk Tuesday! I'm following all of your blogs now and I'm so excited to get to know all of you by our next blate! 

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

ABC's of Me: About Me

I've seen a few other people do posts like these and I always love seeing their answers and seeing what all we have in common. Is that weird? Am I the only one that does that? Whatevs. I'm bumming this one off my girl Allison the Texas Mrs

A - Age: Feelin' 22.
B - Birthday: October 28.
C - Color: Yellow! It just makes me happy.
D - Drink: Dr. Pepper. And/or Sweet Tea
E - Eyes: Blue-ish green.
F - Flashback: Spice Girls and Tamagotchi.
G - Gent: KCM. <3
H - Hobby: Reading and DIY's.
I - Indulgence: Gimme chocolate cake and I'll love you for life.
J - Job: Secretary, wife and momma.
K - Kiddos: Wyatt Asher. <3
L - Love: A blessing from above.
M - Music: 'I'm Gonna Make You Dance Jams' by Ellen. ;) /anything good. 
I flippin' lovelovelove I Don't Dance by Lee Brice!!!!
I already LOVE Luke Bryan but this made me love him even more! 
N - Nation: Proud to be an American, where at least I know I'm free.
O - Overstock: DVD's. I'm a recovering DVD-aholic. 
P - Pets: Lucy & Cinnamon (aka Moose & Mini). My little cuties.
Q - Quote: Bible verses are always my go-to quotes for whatever I need.
"Do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand." Isaiah 41:10
R - Residence: Cincinnati, OH.
S - Siblings: 1 sister, 1 {not-actually} adopted sister, 3 brother-in-laws, and 1 sister-in-law.
T - Temperature: Cardigan weather. & 70's make me happy.  
U - Unknown Fact: I'm narcoleptic. If the car ride is longer than 20 minutes, I'm asleep.  
V - Vehicle: Mazda 3. Can't wait to get an SUV - Mazda CX-5, I'm looking at YOU.
- Want: To be debt free! Thanks for the encouragement Erin!
X - X-Ray: I've had an x-ray of my mouth for my wisdom teeth.  
Y - Yuck: Spiders and mice. Scary little nasties! 
Z - Zodiac: Scorpio.

Monday, June 30, 2014

Wyatt's 2nd Birthday

I cannot believe I have a two year old.
It feels like just yesterday he was my 5lb 7oz newborn.
Over the past two years I have grown so much as a mother, wife and person.
I have my little Wyatt Asher to thank for that. He is the most precious gift I have ever been given.
My little baby has transformed into a little boy in what feels like overnight!
He's so independent and gives the most wonderful bear hugs.

You've probably heard people say that they didn't know what love truly was until they became a parent well that is absolutely true in my case. That's not to say that I didn't love my husband before I had Wyatt because I did but oh buddy does it change what you think you already know. I honestly didn't know what love was until I had Wyatt, until I felt that unconditional love I have for my son and seeing my husband become a father.

Seeing KC become a father made me fall even more in love with him, seeing the bond that they have makes my heart so incredibly happy. As much as I like to act upset because Wyatt wants KC more than he wants me it makes my heart feel so full seeing them two together.