Friday, December 31, 2010


A December recap full of pictures. 

Pictures With Santa

Didn't go as well as we thought...

Don't they all need their first pic with Santa to be something of the sort though?

 My Birthday{25}

Date night with Boyd.
Agenda included: A delicious dinner at Iruna. Shopping in Scottsdale. Late night movie. (It had been over a year since the two of us saw a movie, just us.) It was a great birthday.

Birthday Pizza Party at Green House Pizza. (aka our very own backyard pizza)

Love my pom pom wreath!

Made by SIL Melissa. She sure knows me;)

Party people.

Party princess.

 Christmas with Boyd's Family

Evie's first baby doll.

Evie's first cell phone.

Calvin (self named-Mike). Don't he and Evie look alike?

Girl knew just what to do with that thing.

A Pre Christmas Celebration With My Family
My mom put together THE CUTEST hot chocolate bar.




Is just one cup possible??

A special gift from Grandmommy and Grandpa Reed.




Next up were the lights.

Evie trying to kiss Baron.

I could eat him up!

 Christmas Eve at G&G's

Sweet Grandpa reading Luke 2.

The great grandkids put on a nativity while Grandpa reads and musical numbers are done throughout.

What a cute shepherd.

Such lovely angels.

(If you're wondering where Evie was for the presentation...she was with me, in the house because she was slightly irreverent. Slightly being an understatement.)

Merry Christmas Eve.

Boyd thinks he's funny. And I look slightly manish. Slightly being an understatement;)

Love this tiny girl.

Had lots of issues with her boots. But still tried to walk. Hilarity.

Kissing cousins.

 Traditional Christmas Eve opening of Jammies

Where's my baby and who is that little girl?

Christmas snuggle bug.

Can't get enough of her...

And that bitty bum.

Christmas Morning

Loved her Hello Kitty quad and knew exactly what to do.

Christmas morning donut in her new fur vest.

Best Christmas to date.

Hope yours was too!

Thursday, December 23, 2010


So much to post, so little time.

I'm busy enjoying the holidays.

Hope you enjoy yours to the fullest.

I'll see ya sometime after Christmas!

Tuesday, December 14, 2010


Is today really Tuesday already??

Sorry folks. I missed my announcement day.

So much happening around here. (Including my birthday on Friday. Aww yayerrrr!)

Anywho...Let's get down to business! Shall we?

And the winner of the Down East Basics Giveaway is..............................................................................................

Blogger Michelle said...

I love that Heirloom Cardi, it would be perfect for this cold Idaho weather up here! I am also a fan of DEB on facebook, thank goodness we at least have a DEB in Rexburg, I love it!

Congrats Michelle! Email me at ALovelyLifestyle (at) gmail (dot) com with the details of your selected item.

Thanks for participating everyone. 

Thursday, December 9, 2010



Hello friends! I have a special treat for you today.

It's the holiday season, and what better reason to have a giveaway?! I know you're all looking for a fresh new piece to add to your wardrobe, right? Because who doesn't love clothes, and even better, who doesn't especially love free clothes??

Down East Basics is offering one U.S. resident an item of their choice.

All you have to do to enter is visit their site and pick out your favorite item from their new arrivals section and leave a comment by this Sunday (12/12 @ 12am).

What will you choose?

I chose this (in grey). But I'm saving it for the Sunday before Christmas because we like to dress our best and coordinate as a family. Does anyone else have this tradition? I love the way my skirt fits. It really is the 'perfect plaid' skirt. (Pictures to come soon...after I wear it :)

So much cuteness to choose from. You'd be crazy not to enter.

Winner will be announced on Monday, 12/13/10.

Best of luck.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010


I wish I had better pictures of this outfit cuz I really like it. Maybe I'll have to do a re-do on this one.

Shirt: Gap(recent-sale)
Skirt: H&M
Tights: Target
Boots: F21(fairly recent-may still be in stores)


I love that picture of her up on her toes. She loves to be outside when Daddy is working. And she always has to check up on Big Boy while she's out.

Entire outfit: Gap(all sale items)
Bow: Made by Yours Truly

Monday, December 6, 2010


Last Thursday we went to town decorating for Christmas.

This little Christmas mouse was enamored by the colorful lights. (And I'm enamored by her.)

We love the way our Charlie Brown Christmas Tree turned out this year. It's fun. It's colorful. It's quirky. And every time I walk by it, it makes me all happy inside. 

Our place is just oozing with Christmas cheer.

It's the most wonderful time of the year.