Sunday, May 2, 2010

7 Year Wedding Anniversary

Today marks the 7 year anniversary of the day I married the love of my life.  On May 3, 2003 I snagged the funniest, most compassionate, beautiful man alive.  As a little girl I could of never dreamed that I would have married such a supportive and caring man. I am so truly blessed to be married to such a wonderful person and I am grateful that Frank is such a loving father to our daughter Karstin.  I love him more today than the day we were married.

Our Wedding Day 
May 3, 2003

After Renewing our Vows at the Little White Wedding Chapel in Vegas 
May 3, 2008 

 To my Gift from God, Happy Anniversary Frank!  I love you!

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Lifehouse Skit

I just love Lifehouse and this song. My brothers, girlfriends mother (wow that's a mouthful) just introduced this youtube video to me recently. This Skit has been around for awhile but if you haven't seen it.  

Please take the time to watch it. What a reminder of Gods Grace.

Monday, September 21, 2009

My latest Obsession -- TASSELS!

I really, REALLY adore Tassels. Hang them from lamps, door knobs,  dressers, bedposts, they can beautify almost any piece of furniture.  Tassels are an easy and inexpensive way to add character to any room.

Isn't she Pretty.
How could you not love this?  


Unfortunately, these aren't for sale, but this one is

And so is this one, plus a few more, they have a really pretty red one, but it just doesn't match my decor.

I purchased these at 15% off, woo hoo! The green one is going to live on the armoire the Master Bedroom.  And I think I the blue one will perch its self on the china cabinet in the Dining Room.  I will add pictures once I get these little fellows home safe and sound, hopefully it will be some time late this week. Click Here to get yours.

Friday, September 11, 2009

I L♥VE This Guy. I L♥VE This Girl.

Prince Charming made lunch for Baby Girl.
How sweet is this, and he even used a paper plate for less clean up.
Thanks Daddy!

Have a Lovely Weekend!
Love, Sondra & Karstin

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

The Peachtree 2009

I love the 4th of July almost as much as I adore the 25th of December. And my favorite part of the 4th is running the Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta.

Before: 2009 Peachtree crew minus Maureen

The Peachtree is the the worlds largest 10k, and there is no doubt when you find yourself running 6.2 miles, elbow to elbow with your closest friends and neighbors.

Oh look, I found a picture of Maureen before the torture began

This is our 8th year running as a family, and it's become sort of a tradition to ad new victims each year. Emily, my brothers ladee joined us for her first race. She did pretty well I must say.

Mom, Me, Emily and Maureen, I Have no clue who the guy in the red shirt is
We really did have a great run, the humidity was low and the weather was absolutely beautiful. Now if only I can fix the date on the camera so there is proof that we actually ran on the 4th of July 2009 and not May 12th 2008.

Finished: In Just over an hour

Monday, July 6, 2009


After discovering a post by The Nester I was inspired to repaint my kitchen cabinets off white.

Just a small sample of the cabinets in our kitchen.

But because our home was built just over a year ago and I considering this project would entail painting 23 drawers and 36 cabinet doors. My husband and I decided that wouldn't be the smarted idea, Read: Even though I begged and pleaded the best I know how, my husband said absolutely not.

And that is okay because in the midst of my pouting I realized I didn't necessarily want to paint my cabinets, what I really wanted to do was paint something, anything.

My unsuspecting victim: our formal living room.

The color we used was Atmospheric from Benjamin Moore's Aura Line. It's suppose to by their "green paint" less chemicals, bad smell, + easy application, fast drying and so on. It wasn't the most inexpensive paint by far at $59.99 but the color is stunning and all of the claims above are true except for the smell. I would prefer the strong "paint" aroma over the light Elmers glue odor I smelt while painting. But I also like the stench of paint, I'm weird like that.

Before: Drab cream colored walls

Now: Atmospheric

I am quite proud of the finished product. Now if only I could add these for the finishing touch.