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Our Eighth Anniversary

It’s been eight years with this Husband ‘o mine. Our eighth anniversary. Eight years. The J. Girl, our Wee Man. Two wee babes sent heavenward. Four deployments with one more looming. Five moves. The numbers pile up … but we are more than the sum of our parts.  And I’m swollen with his fifth child … back-aching, slow-moving, impatient … and blissfully happy to be the mother of his children. He’s our center of gravity … us, a peculiar constellation bereft without...

Chaos, and Hipster Photos.

I feel the need to clarify something(s). You might not care, but then again, you might. Two things you need to know today. First: Yesterday, I posted these hipster photos of our living room. {To Instagram and Facebook}. Our new bookshelves, built by the Husband. Our Easter Mantel {inspired by Mrs. M}. A photo wall collage that was, until yesterday, haphazardly stashed around the room. My sweet cousin made a lovely comment about them, the mantel in particular, which, while appreciated,...

New. House.

I. am. so. excited. We have a house in Clarksville. Wait, let me back up. We were house hunting in Clarksville this week over Husband’s spring break. 14 houses later …. offer accepted today and we are moving forward. Lord willing, we will pull into town in June and pick up the keys. So happy. So grateful. And yes. I am and will be obsessing wildly over paint colors for the next two months. Feel free to chime in. Check...