(photo on left by Megan Kime Photography)
I’m not sure where I first got this idea but as soon as I heard about ladies turning their wedding dresses into baptismal gowns for their kids, I knew I’d be doing that also. I’m not into preserving a dress I’ll never wear again or trying to find space to keep it. It’s been hard enough keeping it this long in a closet! About six months into pregnancy I asked around and found a seamstress, Christina from Istina Designs, that was willing to make the transformation.
Hope you all are stuffed and happy after the Thanksgiving holiday! I know I sure am. I apologize for being a day late on this post but Jason and I were driving all. day. long. yesterday after spending the holiday with my mom in New York. On the trip down, we talked about all we have to get done this week and we will be making a lot of decisions. It can be overwhelming, especially when there are two of us trying to agree and when we are spending more than $100. There are definitely strategies that can help while you’re in the decision-making process and one of my favorites is really simple and fun.
Two years ago today, we were spending our first day as newlyweds with family and friends, unwinding from the whirlwind of festivities that the weekend held for us. Now, on the first day of our second full year as husband and wife, we have officially closed the first chapter of our life together as ONLY husband and wife. Looking back, it seems like we’ve been together for so long, and we have. We started dating a little over 7 years ago but marriage changed everything, in the best way possible. Some days I feel like we’ve had such a short time together and know I’m going to miss it just being the two of us but I know our lives will be filled with so much more love, both as individuals and as a couple, after Carter arrives.