Sunday, January 19, 2014

twenty things to remember. part one.

let's be honest.
this blog has seen better days.
it puts a little pain in my heart.
this blog has been the receiver of countless memories & lessons & pictures & mistakes for the last 5 years.
and while having two kids and a shop and a husband and a home keeps me from writing like i used to,
i don't want to give it up.
this is where my memories are stored. where i write it all down.
where the pictures that i don't ever want to lose (no matter how cell phoney they are!) get saved.
and every year, scott puts it all into a book for me.

so regardless if some of these pictures are 2 months old,
or regardless if only 2 people read this post (or any post!),
regardless if i have spelling errors or incorrect grammar,
or if no one leaves a comment...
i'm gonna blog. for me. for my family. for my kids.

so let's take a trip down memory lane for the next two posts and remember 20 things that i don't want to forget......

there's a new treehouse at my in laws' house!
miles is in heaven.


you will never be able to stop me from pulling over and taking a sunset picture.
sunsets are good for my soul.


i took my own wall's advice.
glad i did.


this boy was very happy about his blazer.
buttoned it all on his own.


my favorite.


all things bright. all things calm.
[i need this picture on a canvas.]


scooter was so sweet.
broke into my pinterest DIY board and made this sign for me for Christmas.
i love it so much.


walked out of my room to them reading like this.
i want to remember moments like that forever.


my father-in-law.
raised two boys.
and then two grandsons.
and then cammie jane was born.
and i think he is quite smitten with her, if i do say so myself.


just catching air on a saturday afternoon.

10 more memories coming up tomorrow......

12 comments:

  1. Such a good reminder on keeping the blog going!! Thank you. I am a full year behind and my goal is to be caught up by the end of next month. Even if only 2 people read it..because as you said I don't want to forget.

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  2. That picture with the candle - a canvas is certainly in order ;)

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  3. Beautiful memories, Katy. I thought of you all week last week as we moved into a new home and I was using those disinfectant wipes like a boss! HA! I am glad you are going to keep your blog. I love watching your family grow. Happy New Year, friend.
    xoxo

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  4. I spy a faint rainbow in that last photo. Love these memories. Keep em comin...

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  5. That picture of Cammie and her grandpa. So precious. Love you. So happy you are gonna keep blogging. Yours is a favorite of mine.

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  6. I like your paci ring in #4. And yes, that candle pic as a canvas, pronto.

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  7. Why do you try to tell me you're not fashionable and then you take a smokin' pic of yourself in a sweater with STUDS ON THE SHOULDERS?????

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  8. sunsets are good for my soul too.
    i think this is why we are such good friends.

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  9. life is beautiful. thanks for sharing yours with us!

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  10. i feel like I left a comment....but I'm losing my mind so maybe not....or maybe you didn't want to post it cause I said something ridiculous. anyway...I'm leaving a comment now...that you might also not want to post:)

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  11. thanks for sharing. and the reasons why you blog are as perfect as all your photos. yours is now one of my new favs!

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