Over 20 hours in the car with two young kids? Were we crazy? Probably. But worth every minute? ABSOLUTELY! John and I planned a spontaneous 6-day trip while the girls were on vacation with their dad in Florida, with the destination of Virginia Beach, VA in mind. We knew it was going to be quite… Continue reading Travel With Us | Virginia Beach, VA
Over the weekend we celebrated our little girl turning the big E-I-G-H-T in a few short days. We asked Aubrey what she would like to do to celebrate her birthday and she chose to have a party at home with family. After going through a few fun theme options, she decided on an ART party.… Continue reading Ain’t no party like an ART party.
This could be the place where I rattle on and tell you I’m a mom, a lover, a craft-enthusiast, but rather, I want to use this platform to share more than that. So who is Shayla Jo? I’m still trying to figure out everything I want to be and I’ve got a whole lifetime to find… Continue reading So, let me reintroduce myself.
A fourth of the year has about gone by and we've been nothing short of busy. Between birthday celebrations, mini-vacations, and every day life April has snuck up on us. I wanted to share a bit of our year thus far with all of you; enjoy! Valentine's Day John and I drove up to Chicago… Continue reading 1/4th of our year in photos.
Well here we are. You are officially a pre-teen. Two whole hands old. An entire decade of life is behind you. I’ll be honest, Mahkena. You turning ten is so hard for me. While you want to be double digits and get more into your big girl status, my heart sinks just a bit. Ten years… Continue reading A letter to my daughter on her 10th birthday.
2022 came in full speed and just like that, January is already over. Still coming down from all the hype of the holidays, we didn't have much plans for this month. Truthfully; it was nice. We got to relax a bit at home and just unwind from all the chaos of Christmas. One month down… Continue reading 45 seconds of January.
Leaving 2020, we hoped that covid would stay with it and 2021 would bring everyone a fresh start, mostly pandemic free. Unfortunately, that was not the case and it affected this year just as much as the last. But one thing is for certain, we tried our best to not let it hold us back… Continue reading 2021; Our Year #LeParteyof6 Style
Every year we try to squeeze in a family photo session; usually during the fall so we can make the most of the photos and use them on our yearly holiday cards. Plus, it's always nice to have these photos of our family, year after year, to look back on and see how much everyone… Continue reading 2021 Family Photos
this month has flown! we had a great month, full of lots of family time and enjoying each other's company before the chaos of the holidays come up. did anything exciting happen for your in november? see what we've been up to! https://videopress.com/v/2woTwd4S?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata
woah! can you believe that october is already over and before we know it we will be celebrating thanksgiving? it was a very busy month for us between homecoming, adult trick-o-treating, hotel getaways, and lots of time with family. we ended the month of two nights of dressing up and trick-or-treating with the kids. always… Continue reading October 2021; our month in video