Today our sweet little Eliza Rose turns three. Like all moms, I'm sure, it's hard for me to believe that she's already out of toddler-hood and becoming a preschooler. It seems as though we were just preparing for her to join our family yesterday and now, of course, it's impossible to imagine what life would be like without Eliza around.
Eliza might be the smallest person in our house but she has the largest personality by far. Shy in public, she's boisterous and energetic at home- running all over, squealing with excitement, bossing everyone around and trying to take charge at all times.
She's stubborn and sensitive, sweet and sassy, and over the top spicy.
At three Eliza's favorite things are her brother, her doggies, mermaids, stories, and princesses. She loves to play tea party, help in the kitchen and go swimming. Sometimes she says she's "Eliza BaBaron"- other times she's a "puppy doggy" or a "mermaid with a pi…
This week at I ♥ Faces the theme is "Let's Hear it for the Boys." I had a hard time choosing just one photo but finally chose this photo of two of the "boys" in my life- one being my son, LP, the other being Woody the Toy Story doll.
LP carries Woody with him all over the place. One day I found them curled up on the couch, deep in conversation about rockets and Buzz Lightyear and aliens... I love this picture as it always reminds me of how imaginative LP is- he's forever making up adventures to have with Woody...
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I've totally fallen out of the habit of blogging since we moved to Las Vegas. We've been so busy settling in, hosting family for the holidays, having visitors, and just generally adjusting to our new life here in the desert that months have gone by since I last blogged!
Although our Las Vegas house doesn't need as much work and fixing up as our house in Massachusetts did, we still have lots of big plans. Paul and I can't just let things be- we always have a list of projects we want to do and it's rare that we don't have one in progress... I was good at documenting the changes we made to our Massachusetts house and I still love looking back on it so I want to be sure to document our work here on our Vegas house.
To start, here are the before photos- we're settled in, furniture is bought and arranged, but the house is missing personality- it desperately needs some paint on these white walls!
My father-in-law drew up these floors plans for us when we were …