Thanksgiving Eve & A Giveaway Winner

Aaah, we made it!!!  I wanted to stop in & wish you all the happiest holiday with your sweet families, plus share a few pictures from our week so far.  I have always been in the camp that waited until after Thanksgiving to bring out anything Christmas, and then this year happened.  I couldn’t contain myself and put out our stockings last weekend (which I love, can’t wait to share!).  In my defense though, our dining room is still dedicated only to Thanksgiving, it’s all ready for a festive little breakfast with our family of four tomorrow! 🙂
Bar Cart – Similar
On a side note, I got that pumpkin beverage dispenser a couple of weeks ago on Halloween clearance (at Target, obviously).  I had my eye on it forever but couldn’t justify $30 on another beverage dispenser, so I couldn’t put it in my cart fast enough when I saw it for half off.  Then I was getting both girls our of the car when I got home, plus trying to carry everything in (always a circus), and I dropped it and watched it shatter all over the driveway.  So that’s pumpkin beverage dispenser #2, and yes, it is worth the second drive back to get it.

We have leaves on top of leaves on top of leaves in our yard right now, my husband made a huge pile for the girls a couple weekends ago & they are loving it!  Jumping in leaf piles is one of my favorite fall memories from my childhood, I can’t get enough of watching my girls love it as much as I used to.  As excited as I am for the holidays, I don’t want all this fall fun to ever end!
Avalon’s One-Piece (Similar) – Waverly’s Duck Boots
.The biggest congratulations to Andrea Palmer for winning the Purple Laurel giveaway, look for an email from me to claim your prize.  And thanks to everyone who entered!

Lastly, in the true spirit of Thanksgiving, I wanted to thank you all of you for your constant support and kindness of my blog & family!  I say it often but I can’t ever say it enough, you all are truly inspiring and such a positive community!  Enjoy every minute of this long holiday weekend, you all deserve it. 🙂


  1. November 25, 2015 / 12:58 pm

    Such cute pictures of the girls and the decor looks great! Hope you all have a happy Thanksgiving!!

  2. November 25, 2015 / 1:44 pm

    Such a sweet family! LOVE the pumpkin beverage dispenser and I would have TOTALLY gone right back to get another, crying the entire drive back too… haha! I hope you guys have the happiest of Thanksgivings!! xoxo

  3. November 25, 2015 / 2:06 pm

    Happy Thanksgiving, friend!

  4. November 25, 2015 / 2:29 pm

    Such cute pictures of your girls in the leaves! What do you use for your pictures? I use my iPhone and they don't show up near as well as yours…happy thanksgiving!

  5. November 25, 2015 / 2:32 pm

    OH MY GOODNESS. Avalon in that pile of leaves with his sweet smile. Dying.
    Happy, happy Thanksgiving sweet friend!

  6. November 25, 2015 / 3:11 pm

    Brylee loved playing in the trees this year too! She couldn't jump in them long enough! Happy Thanksgiving!! PS buying a second pumpkin is totally something I would do!

  7. Anonymous
    November 25, 2015 / 4:09 pm

    ALL the leaves! So stinking cute. Happy early Thanksgiving, friend!

  8. Annie
    November 25, 2015 / 5:32 pm

    I love how much your girls love the leaf pile, they look like they're having so much fun! I used to love leaf piles, too, they were one of my favorite parts of fall. I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving! 🙂

  9. November 25, 2015 / 10:32 pm

    send me a pile of leaves!!! i mean once your ladies are done with them. they look like SO MUCH FUN!!!

  10. November 25, 2015 / 11:15 pm

    Happy Thanksgiving, sweet Ashley! Hope you and yours have a wonderful holiday!:)

  11. November 26, 2015 / 2:03 am

    Thank you so much Ashley!
    Super cute pics too!

  12. November 26, 2015 / 2:14 am

    I love all the leaves! I will also be sad when they are all gone and buried under snow (at least around here) Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

  13. November 27, 2015 / 9:40 pm

    That pumpkin beverage dispenser. Swoon. And, yes, worth the trip back for the second.
    Oh my gosh – the girls in the leaves. So precious!
    Hope you and your family had the best Thanksgiving!

  14. November 28, 2015 / 10:27 pm

    Love that pumpkin dispenser! And love love love the pictures of the girls in the leaves! I can't believe how grown up they look! Absolutely adorable!

  15. December 2, 2015 / 3:07 pm

    That pumpkin dispenser is adorable. I definitely say it was worth it to go back for #2. And the leaf pictures? Oh my word. Precious.

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