It’s been a busy month already for me, and it’s only mid-April! We enjoyed a quiet Easter weekend at home, complete with chocolate bunny as is traditionÂ for me, and just two days later I celebrated my birthday which included a delicious birthday cake. Speaking of sweets, those Girl Scout cookies
We traveled back home to Texas for the Thanksgiving holiday week and enjoyed some delicious food and drinks, and of course most excellent company; I loved being able to put together floral arrangements and help with setting up the Thanksgiving table (Debbie’s Grandmother’s linens, silverware, and china are beautiful). We
I celebrated my birthday yesterday, and while it was a cloudy, rainy day here in A2 I didn’t mind – April showers, bring May flowers, after all. I had been eyeing these lovely, Alex Monroe chrysanthemum flowerÂ earrings (pictured above)Â for some time and, to my delight, Ryan gifted them to me
Welcome to the world, Graham Clinton Talbott; myÂ 6lb, 10oz, 21 inch-longÂ nephew was born on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. Congrats, Clint & Kayla – we are so happy for you and so excited to be his aunt and uncle!!!
Our sweet Melody turned 16 on November 16th!
Yesterday we celebrated Ryan’s birthday with a delicious dinner at Zingerman’s Roadhouse on the patio, and this sweet little cupcake (from Cupcake Station) pictured above. And right now we are enjoying the most glorious season that is peony season in Michigan – loads of beautiful blooms everywhere; I missed the
I traveled to Washington, DC for work last week and was especially excited for the trip as I’d never visited Washington before; the highlight of the trip for me was definitely walking along the Tidal Basin where there were loads of cherry blossoms in full bloom everywhere, a close second
I enjoyed a really great birthday weekend, full of celebration and fun activities, and thoughtful gifts andÂ wishes from family and friends too – thank you all for making me feel so special! The Birthday Cake at Sava’s is pretty amazing…and it’s on their regular dessert menu so you can enjoy
I enjoyed finding this fortune in my fortune cookieÂ last week; with my birthday just around the corner, I sure hope this comes true! And I was so happy to walk past this beautiful sign of spring in my neighborhood last week – a yard full of crocus!
Last week we enjoyed a cookie cake for a friend’s birthday, a Man Men cocktail night with friends, and we found some nice things at an estate sale on Saturday (including a painting and this small, clear glass pitcher I’ve used as a vase for our garden herbs and hydrangeas