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    Hello and welcome!

    My name is Becca and I am a stay at home mom to two little balls of energy! I love photography, crafts, simple living, cooking, home decorating, and so much more! So come on in, take off your shoes, grab a cup of coffee and stay awhile!

It’s an elf on the shelf Christmas tradition! The North Pole breakfast! This year it was muffins, powdered doughnut holes, and chocolate doughnuts. A delicacy fit for any elf! Moose, our elf, also brought little elves for the kids, that way they can have their own elves to hug and squeeze! And let’s not forget the envelopes, paper and crayons to draw a picture to take back to the North Pole.

And because most of the supplies for this little breakfast came from the dollar store this didn’t break the elf bank!

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  • Ana - December 4, 2015 - 8:06 pm

    Love this series, and the kids’ expressions in the one below!ReplyCancel

    • Rebecca - December 8, 2015 - 3:48 pm

      Thank you! They think this breakfast is the best thing ever and look forward to it for months before it happens!ReplyCancel

It’s that time again. Time for the “creepy” elves to invade our homes, newsfeeds, and instagrams. I’m okay with that!:)This is the 4th year that we’ve had our good friend Moose and the kids love him more and more each year! Our elf deviates from the normal spy-and-report philosophy that usually goes along with the elf on the shelf and he brings us fun activities and holiday traditions! He’s more of an interactive advent! We love him (well most of the time…I’m not too keen on him at midnight when I am helping him get his crap done but I digress, haha).

The door appeared this afternoon and with it much enthusiasm from the kids (I know it’s hard to tell from the pictures but trust me)!

 

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Well it happened! I’ve been wanting a hedgehog for a LONG time now, but for the last year I have been thinking about it seriously and doing a lot of research. When we moved into this house I made Jonathan promise that we would get one! However, even with the promise I bet he didn’t think it was going to actually happen, haha! I mean, who goes out and gets a hedgehog!? And that’s what people have been asking, “why a hedgehog!?” Jonathan says I like to take on things that are difficult to love, haha! Maybe that’s why I married him.

Anyway, almost two weeks ago this little guy came into our lives! He was 6 weeks old when we got him, born on September 15th! He’s such a sweet little thing and is doing amazingly well. He’s getting spoiled rotten!

If you want to follow his adventures I made him an instagram where I will posting most of his pictures!
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The Tale of the untrustworthy leaf
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  • Hannah Fedorowicz - December 2, 2015 - 12:16 pm

    Oh my goodness, he is just the most adorable thing ever! We grew up with hedgehogs in our garden and we would have to be careful when having bonfires as they would crawl in to snuggle down for the winter. The population became less, so we were all told to look out for these lovely little creatures.

    Enjoy him!ReplyCancel

    • Rebecca - December 8, 2015 - 3:49 pm

      Thank you so much! He’s just the best! I love him to pieces!ReplyCancel

This is the first year that they have shown any interest in actually carving a pumpkin. Before they would get one look at the inside and say, NOPE! Then we would end up just painting them. This year not only did they want to gut it and carve it they drew the design and cut it out themselves! It’s crazy how awesome they were way handling the cutting! Emma was incredibly precise!
I love them! They are a perfect reflection of their personalities!
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