Nat’s Knapsack Giveaway & a WINNER

I adore Nat’s Knapsack and her adorable jewelry line.

Today, a winner will get a $30 shop credit to her shop.

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The winner of the K Bella Bambino Giveaway is…

Rachel of Our Haven hill. 

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Halloween Perspectives

MY how life has changed since becoming a Momma.

There are the obvious every day changes…

Pure exhaustion. Messy home. Mounds of laundry.

But then there are the not so obvious changes,

that I sometimes forget.

Waking up this morning,

and seeing all the crazy costume parties my friends went to over the weekend,

put things into perspective.

Sure, a part of me was jealous,

{reminiscing on the good ole days}.

But then I stop and think,

how I am onto a whole new chapter of my life.

A whole new season that calls me to put MY energy into Landyn.

A season where I shape HER childhood and teach her about the Halloween spirit.

While I could very well join my friends and partake in the crazy festivities,
my struggle with balance becomes exposed.
All the effort that goes into late night parties,
makes me tired.
{and I am already exhausted}
Call me bah humbug
I call it reality.

This year,

I put my energy into dressing up this face.

I am celebrating Halloween thru her eyes.

Preschool parades.

Pumpkin carvings.

Sugar comas.

Trick or treating.

Costume parties.

Block parties.

Yes, our neighbors go ALL out.

Watching a bunch of grown adults get into the spirit,

truly puts it all in perspective…

We do it for them. 

Watching my big girl hold her own in her piggy costume makes it ALL worth it.

Yes, she is mine. 


SO tell me Momma’s how do YOU celebrate Halloween?