Monday, October 26, 2015

{holiday clothes shopping}

I always shop early and this Christmas is no exception. I LOVE seeing kiddos in Christmas clothes and hats in the month leading up to it.   Last year my mom and I desperately tried to find the kids some flannel jammies around Christmas.  We couldn't find them, so this year, and normally, I am on the ball as far as Christmas goes for the kids.  I am actually nearly done Christmas shopping for the kids, and for the rest of the family I am mentally done shopping. So far holiday attire for the kids has been cute, but I also did quite a bit of shopping last year after Christmas. 

Target had the CUTEST sparkle/reindeer leggings while we were cruising through the other day. I have a little chambray shirt that I got for Harper to wear with fun leggings over the holidays! 

For Landon, he has the Bozarth Family Christmas shirt from last year that I think will still fit, I also got him a Grinch shirt from Old Navy because he is obsessed with that movie.  Who am I kidding? I am too!! And I also received a Grinch shirt as a Christmas gift last year.
These are the pajamas that I bought for the kids online from Target, literally the only place I could find exactly this look.  I remember us wearing these when we were kids at Christmas so it brings back some memories for me.  Aren't they just the sweetest?

Those are just a few of my recent favorites but I will definitely be sharing more on Instagram and here in the next few months.  

Of course, Thanksgiving is first and I bought THE cutest copper looking banner from Target a while back for Thanksgiving.  I knew it would sell out quick, and go figure it's no longer there!! 

For Christmas, I have also bought THE cutest buffalo plaid pillow to spruce up our living room and some ornaments that I couldn't live without!! I am a sucker for vintage and Scandinavian looking ornaments and decor and this year we are going to do a red theme with black and white and a LIVE tree, which I am so excited about!  I bought a ton of stuff last year after Christmas and I can't wait to pull it all out this year and be surprised again! EEK!!! 2 months from yesterday, can you believe it?! 

Better get to shopping people!

Thursday, October 22, 2015

{coffee date}

I took the kids for a random coffee date the other day.  The weather was perfect fall weather, we had no plans for that day, and needed some fresh air.  Parkville was absolutely screaming our name!

 If you ever visit Kansas City, I highly recommend checking out Weston and downtown Parkville.  Both are cute little communities with little bitty mom and pop shops and the prettiest little parks and amazing trees in the fall!

We didn't really have a plan when we went, but we ended up in Parkville Coffeehouse first.  I don't know that I've ever been there, but Landon was begging for "hot cocoa" and I just couldn't say no.  Plus there were a group of Royals fans outside so I knew I would like the crowd.  Sidenote: Let's clench it tomorrow, eh Royals?

Is this chalkboard perfect or what?

He also got a KC Royals cookie which I made him split with his sister...and me :)

I, of course, got some coffee. 

And he was being cuter than ever so I snapped some pics.  We were probably in there for an hour or maybe longer!

And this picture just warms my heart so much.  I love the chair the boy, the cozy feeling of it all. Heart eyes...all. day. long. 

We walked to the park after the coffeehouse and the leaves were absolutely stunning, as they always are here in KC.  While Landon made friends on the playground Harper Kate got to explore freely and discover leaves.  She was walking everywhere and having so much fun while I chased her!

 It was the sweetest fall day with my two littles + I feel so blessed to be able to share fun things like this with my children!

Sunday, October 18, 2015

{deanna rose in the fall}

If you live in or near Kansas City, it's basically a requirement that you go to Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead in the fall. 

Can you believe we have never been there? Me either! It is free during the week and stay-at-home moms LOVE free things? Amiright? 

I said last Thursday to Landon, "Hey, buddy, do you want to go to the farm tomorrow?" He replied, "YES!".  Then about a hour later, a friend of mine texted me to see if we would be interested in going to the farm the next day! I love when things work out that way.  We packed our lunches and met out there at 10.  It was a perfect day, weather wise and fun wise! We will certainly be back!

This bench says "Sometimes the littlest things take up the most room in your heart". I didn't even realize it while she was sitting there, but how perfect?

Later this week, I hope to post pictures from our pumpkin patch visit that was actually the weekend before this....

I would like to end this post by saying GO ROYALS {game 3 against the blue jays tonight!} with some footage from the Royals game I went to from the Astros series +
my cute Royals babies at our Bible Study last week :)


Wednesday, October 14, 2015

{library favorites 10.14 - halloween edition}

Oh my! It's been a hot minute since I blogged, right?

Well, I am back with 3 more favorites from our recent trip to the library! These are Halloween themed.  Halloween has been all the rage up in here.  It's on in my car every time we go somewhere, it's on TV when we watch it.  And of course, books, we go cray over books!

These are the 3 most recent ones we have checked out. I am actually posting in reverse order, because last week we had a bunch of fall books checked out, but I'll post those later :)

These are so cute...can you guess our favorite? Nightmare Before Christmas, yep.  We already know what happens because we watch the movie about once a week, at the very least.  But the book is a fun little reminder of the awesomeness of the movie without the 2 hour commitment. We also have the playlist on Spotify for at home and in my car.....a favorite for sure!

I do like the Jampires book, it's a cute little concept, but books with writing all over the pages drive me bonkers! I know it sounds petty, but I don't even know where to begin and they make me crazy when all the characters are saying different things.  Landon thinks they're funny, but I'm not a huge fan. Anyway, this one is about vampires that are sucking the JAM out of the kids donuts. Cute little book.

I like the simple books.  Ghost in the House is such a cute example of this.  It's a counting book and a simple read for both ages of my children.  They both liked it and you see some classic characters from Halloween: Monsters, witches, and ghosts, OH MY!

That's all folks, go and read to your babies!