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I'm an Okie native, but currently an Arkansan. Newlywed. Hairstylist. Lover of all things creative. Pinterest and blog addict. Wanna-be photographer and wedding planner. Jesus follower. I love meeting new people and I'd love for you to stay a while, read a lot, and follow along. I love discovering new blogs so leave me a comment and I'm thrilled you're here!


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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

What I've Been Up To Lately

After 3 months with no Internet, we finally have it at our house. It was a very nice little break, but it was also very inconvenient and I spent way too much money at Starbuck's buying coffee so I could use their Wi-Fi to get some business done.  I thought I'd catch you up on what's been going on the last three months.

1. We've been busy working on the house any chance we get. So far we've got the living room and guest bedroom completely done. This weekend I painted our bedroom walls and I'm currently painting the woodwork. A big thanks to my Aunt Jan for all her help this weekend. It's looking good. Hopefully I can get it finished in the next few weeks and post pictures.

 The guest bedroom.

The living room.

2. We've gotten to hang out with both of our families which is super fun. We are so glad to be closer to them. We've been to Medicine Park with both my family and Aaron's family. Unfortunately, I had the stomach bug when we went with Aaron's family so I didn't get out of the car much and didn't take any pictures. I felt terrible that I was such a bummer to be around, but I was miserable! We went with my family for my brother's 29th birthday. It was so much fun.
My brother and his wife.
Me and Ashley

Having fun hiking.

 We thought it would be fun to jump off a cliff into freezing cold water. It was a hot day and it felt so good.
 Aaron jumping.
 Me and Ashley jumping.
 The sunset that evening was gorgeous on the top of Mt. Scott.

 Happy Birthday Trevor!
 I love this picture.
 Pretty Girls
Love my precious parents.

Rachel and Aaron photo bombing.

3. Aaron has been busy getting all the hunting in he can. He is loving his new job and the wildlife area. I on the other hand, am adjusting to seeing all the critters and snakes, but I sure do love it when deer show up in the yard. It really is a nice change and it's very peaceful and quiet out here. I love to lay in the hammock and read. 
 This is the deer that made her appearance in our yard Saturday morning. She just stood there and looked pretty for a long time. I was so glad I had time to run and get my camera and snap a pic.
 Here's a few of the critters caught on Aaron's wild game camera.....skunk. YUCK!
And a bobcat...YIKES!
 We have also come into contact with two Timber Rattlesnakes on the land.....double YIKES!

This one was right next to our front porch and almost got eaten by my dog.

4. We've gotten to see and hang out with some of our favorite friends. Some of them it has been almost a year since we've seen so it was really fun to see them all and catch up.

5. I have been really busy with photography and I'm loving it. I've gotten to take pictures again for families that I used to do and it's been fun to get to take their pictures again. I missed doing their photography. 

I have a lot of editing to catch up on.  I'm excited for this weekend because my brother and his wife are coming to stay with us and I am taking their Christmas card pictures and they are taking ours. Hoping the leaves stay colorful and don't fall off the trees before then. 

If you made it all the way through this post, I'm impressed. Sorry for the overload of pictures and random life happenings. Now that we're up to speed, I plan on getting back into the swing of blogging and posting more regularly. 

Stay warm this week, friends!


  1. Sounds like you have been busy, but all fun things!! Your house is looking awesome. Love the guest bedroom

  2. Love your blog! (:
    Your an amazing person!!!