life right now [november]


putting up our Christmas decorations (notice the undecorated tree above)

wrapping all the Christmas books to get ready for our Book Advent Calendar to begin.  Combined with Colin’s Lego Advent Calendar and Jill’s Peppa Pig Advent Calendar, I think we have the countdown fully covered this year.

recovering from a crazy Thanksgiving weekend that involved visitors, FOUR birthday parties, and a stomach bug. Whew!

celebrating big progress with my high-altitude baking.  After more than a year of disappointing cakes, I *think* I’ve cracked the code!  I baked a lovely boxed cake AND a from-scratch cake for Colin’s birthday.  Highly recommend this cookbook if you’re experiencing similar struggles.

geeking out over this new car trunk organizer I picked up during a Black Friday lightning deal.  I wish I’d bought one years ago!

reading Truly Madly Guilty.  Another Liane Moriarty book.

watching This Is Us… catching up on Season 2 now.

feeling blessed after a really busy fall season.  My local business is starting to pick up which is really, really exciting!

making plans for 2018 travel sessions!  Dates will be announced in January.

prepping December’s newsletter… with a SURPRISE SALE!  Because I was overwhelmed by birthdays + sickness during Black Friday/Cyber Monday, I decided to do my own thing this year: an early December sale.  Make sure you’re on my newsletter so you don’t miss out!


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