A Valentine’s Surprise

Let me preface this by saying I have never, in the history of ever, planned ahead as well as I did right now for this very specific project. I’m a last minute kinda gal, always and forever. But as we rolled into 2021 and I realized how much the holiday magic kept everyones spirits up from about September through December, I knew we were going to need a little bit of fun to look forward to this year and started

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Holiday Baking

This weekend was our annual holiday baking weekend with the girls & my mom. It’s always one of our favorite days of the holiday season! We did our traditional sugar cookies, my grandma’s recipe that many of you have also been using for years, which was very bittersweet as it is our first Christmas without her. She stopped making them about five years ago when her arthritis was really bad, so every year we would make them for her instead.

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Hello, September

September is here!! The official start of Fall is just around the corner and the Garvin family is excited about it!! It has already started cooling off around here, so having the screen door open in the evenings has been a favorite part of our day. Here are a few things we are looking forward to in September. Starting school! I should probably be dreading this knowing how much work is about to be put on my plate as I

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