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Laurie Shepherd

Laurie Shepherd

Just a city girl...living in a lovely world...took the midnight plane to Provence, France. Married the love of her life and now here will recount their adventures and misadventures. Hang on tight!
Associated tags : 2016, baby, days out, eleanor, france

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French Sunflower

French Sunflower

Tips and Tricks of the Stay-at-Home Trade
Laurie Shepherd Laurie Shepherd
Articles : 38
Since : 19/08/2014
Category : Family & Kids

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Baby Shower

Baby Shower

A couple of weeks ago, Savannah, a good friend of mine was over at the Daniels and after hearing that we hadn't had a baby shower, very kindly and amazingly offered to throw us a baby shower. :) It was a small affair, but she did an amazing job of making it a really fun and beautiful time. We are very grateful! :) It was a wonderful time of good fe

2016 - Yeah, That Happened

****Warning...Long Post**** Hello World, And there we have it...2016 has left us and 2017 has rolled around with a whole new year full of second chances, new beginnings, paths to pursue our dreams, and opportunities to learn more about ourselves and those we hold dear. Before I go into manageable New Year's resolutions that I am going to follow and
Catch Up

Catch Up

Life has been busy. But, as we are finally settled down for awhile, I thought I'd put up some pictures of our goings on in the last couple of months. While we were down in Austin, we went to Lake Pflugerville with Gretchen and Heidi and had a good time in the lake. Also while down in Austin, we attended the wedding of Sarah and Johnathan "now" Cove
How to Ditch New Year's Resolutions, Part 2

How to Ditch New Year's Resolutions, Part 2

I'm never going to yell at my kids again! I will read my Bible every day... I will change my outlook on life! We will spend more time together as a family. All these resolutions sounds great and wonderful! But they are again, point blank statements and leave no room for grace. No room for grace means that eventually, one day, all chaos will break l
Six Months Later

Six Months Later

Hello World, I know, I know, save the comments on how long it's been...lets see....six months? I know because our darling little Eleanor is about to be a half a year old! I can't believe it. Time has flown so fast. However, I have now made a new commitment, (inside story, kinda a dare) and there will be more content coming here soon. I also plan to
Ditching New Year's Resolutions for Life Resolutions, Part One

Ditching New Year's Resolutions for Life Resolutions, Part One

Hello world! The eighth of January has rolled around and with it, resolve to keep resolutions is fading fast. I know, because it's what has happened to me year after year in the past. This year however, I didn't make any. Through a combination of not having enough time, and not wanting it to be just a New Year's Resolution but a Life Resolution, I
Teething Tips-How to Survive

Teething Tips-How to Survive

Hello World! So Eleanor is now fully in the stages of teething....I know, rough. Symptoms include heavy drooling, gnawing on anything she can get her hands on, sore bottom, Nagasaki nappies, and two tiny little teeth poking out from her bottom gums. I have heard that if we, as adults, were to go through infant teething, we would not be able to stan
Lovely Liquid Lipstick

Lovely Liquid Lipstick

Hello World! Today, I am going to review the Revlon Colorstay Ultimate Liquid Lipstick. I have been interested in liquid lipstick for a while, but I hadn't mustered up the courage to actually buy one until the other day. Some of the worries I had were that I wasn't going to find a cheap drugstore one that would deliver, that it would dry out my lip
Sensory Games for Eleanor!

Sensory Games for Eleanor!

Hello World! Well...I know it's been a little over a week. I wanted to write this post on Friday but what with a huge cookie order, writing has been put on the back burner. But still, not too bad considering a year went by once between posts. ;) So, the other day I was browsing Pinterest and came across an activity I thought Eleanor would like. Bas
Meet the Newest Addition

Meet the Newest Addition

She finally came! Sunday, June 5th at 6:08 in the morning, Eleanor Rosamund Grace made her 9 pound 3 ounces debut into this world. :) Labor went well and fast and Joe was absolutely amazing at encouraging and being a strong arm to lean on and willing hand to hold. This past week and a half, we have been learning a lot about Eleanor and she about us