Recent Happenings and Random Silliness

Less than a week until Christmas and I am going non-stop!  I just thought I would pop in for a quick recap of a few things going on around here…

First of all, my doggie turned THREE this week!

I cannot believe how fast the time went.

Many of you might remember the Weekend Pupdates I wrote during Rosie’s first year with us.  I can honestly say, I love that precious dog more than ever…we all do!

You might recall my recent post about Sergeantsville, NJ…

Well… a website, HiddenTrenton.com asked if they could use my covered bridge picture.  I said yes and now my picture is on their website.  Pretty funny since I am SO not a photographer – and I took the picture with my iphone!  Anyway, go check out their website.  They highlight some interesting places in that area of the state.

As a mom to two boys, I really got a good laugh from this: www.demilked.com/two-brothers-re-create-childhood-photos-as-a-priceless-gift-to-their-mother/ 
You just have to go take a look and tell me how much you cracked up!  Make sure you scroll down and look at all the pictures.

Speaking of pictures, here is a picture of my current kitchen..

But it won’t look this way for long….

Believe it or not, we are actually moving forward with our kitchen renovation.  I know, FINALLY, right?  It’s been two years or so since I started talking about this!  Just getting started is a long process and now that we think we know which designer and contractor we are using, we can start.  Most likely I will be doing a few posts where I ask your opinion about some things.  I really need to know what works for people so I would love your input!

Here are a few of my sketches but obviously these are just some preliminary ideas…

The most significant change will be going from a peninsula to an island…

And enlarging that ghastly window…

And moving the fridge…

And putting the stove against the wall with a hood…

Well…I guess I will be making several significant changes!

I would be lying if I said I wasn’t totally freaking out over this!!!

I will keep you posted on the progress.

And for all you Seinfeld fans…
It’s 4 days till Fesitvus!

Have a nice weekend everyone!

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7 Comments

  1. Kim @ Savvy Southern Style
    December 19, 2014 / 10:57 pm

    OMG, she can't be three already! How exciting to get a kitchen reno. Can't wait to see it!

  2. Brandi
    December 19, 2014 / 11:27 pm

    Happy Birthday to Rosie! Can't believe she's 3 already. Congrats on your picture being featured. I'm flying into Trenton next week, so I'll check it out. There might be something fun to see while I'm driving through. Good luck with your kitchen reno. Your changes sound so exciting.

  3. ℳartina @ Northern Nesting
    December 20, 2014 / 12:54 am

    Happy Birthday to sweet Rosie!! How exciting Shelley…I can't wait to follow along and see all the kitchen changes!

  4. Courtney@Golden Boys and Me
    December 20, 2014 / 2:26 pm

    Happy Birthday to Rosie!! I am so very excited about your kitchen reno, Shelley. It is going to be amazing and so fun to watch. And that picture is gorgeous. I remember when you posted it. Have a great weekend!

  5. Shelia
    December 21, 2014 / 3:25 am

    Rosie is a very pretty girl and a happy birthday to her! I'm proud for you to get your new kitchen. Now I loved those redone brother snaps! Have funny and cute. Merry Christmas!Be a sweetie,Shelia 🙂

  6. Suzanne
    December 22, 2014 / 12:55 am

    Exciting things to come! Can't wait to follow your kitchen progress!

  7. Laura @ Top This Top That
    December 23, 2014 / 11:27 am

    Happy Birthday to Rosie. how beautiful. how exciting on the kitchen changes. I look forward to following along. Merry Christmas to you and your sweet family!

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