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happiest of weekends to you

Today started with sleeping through our alarm, waking up to rain, the starbucks drive through, and sweats. Sounds like a Friday to me. Now I'm going to go whip together some of Oh Joy!'s delcious sounding mango chia seed pudding for tomorrow morning. 


Snow days

This weekend we got an insane amount of snow! Just when it had started to get a little warmer and sunny, we woke up the next morning to a completely white yard and it didn't stop for 3 days. I can't even remember the last time we got so much snow here, it's over a foot deep in our yard. Our backyard is full of big trees and they look so beautiful and magical all covered in white. But the snow has been so heavy that every couple hour we hear another tree snap, it's looking like a bit of a graveyard back there right now.. David had to drag a tree across out driveway just to get the car out this morning. 


Poppy Darlings First Bath

Surprise, We had our babe! Today she is one week old, and it is the first time i have been at the computer... I will do more of an "announcement" post later but for now wanted to share these photos. 

Last night we brought Poppy into the bath tub for the first time, It was so precious. She loved being back in the warm water and It was pretty fascinating to watch her scrunch up her body in the way she would have while she was still in my tummy. 




Every once and a while David and I have miscommunications... Last night at about 3am I hear him whisper "Bethany....." I moaned back, and he said "I'm not mad at you." I figured that he was half asleep and this had something to do with what he was dreaming about. I kind of laughed and replied "I'm not mad at you either." I started to fall back to sleep and about 2 minutes later he whispers "Do you want to talk about it?" Confused I woke up again and said "Wait... What are you talking about?". He had fallen asleep upset about a comment that I had made earlier that night. When I had noooo idea that I had said anything offensive, and I just thought he was exhausted from his work day and didn't realize he was actually annoyed with me. We have a rule that we never fall asleep angry, so this had been really bothering David throughout the night, while I was completely oblivious. 
When we woke up in the morning we replayed the scenario in our heads and laughed pretty hard about "Sitcom" like series of events.
But every once in a while we just have "off" nights, and we need to kind of redeem them. So today I bought a bottle of wine, a loaf of sourdough, a jar of olive tapenade, and were going to watch Place Beyond the Pines. That may sound silly, but there are few things that David and I enjoy more than a night with gooood snacks, candles, wine (only drinken by him right now obviously), and a rented movie. It's nice to find the little things that mean a lot to you. 

P.S. I know how relationships can seem so perfect from the outside when you only know someone through their blog or instagram, I know that I definitely think that of other couples! But just so you know, incase it may have crossed your mind here is a reminder that everybody is just human, as great as things can seem through pictures.  


Backyard Co.

David has been chopping wood, I've been putting together a site, and we now have a little online shop called Backyard Co. 

For Christmas this year we made sets of wood slice coasters as gifts and decided that we would start selling them, along with these wood slice keychains. It has been a fun project for us to work on together, check out the shop here.